The Museum Shop located inside the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, carries a carefully curated selection of merchandise inspired by our diverse collection and changing exhibitions. Every store purchase directly supports the museum’s mission, exhibitions and education programs. Admission to the museum is not required to access the award-winning gift shop. 

Discover the Unexpected

There’s always something new to catch your eye in our Museum Shop, such as:

  • Prints of artworks from current and past exhibitions
  • Art books and exhibition catalogs
  • Handmade artisan jewelry
  • Contemporary gifts and housewares
  • Fun and creative toys for kids and adults alike
  • Original fashions and accessories
  • Merchandise made by local artists

Member Discounts

PEM members always receive 10% off shop purchases, along with free admission, invitations to member-only events, and discounts on PEM programs. Want to become a PEM member? Visit here to learn more. 

Visit PEM Archive, Our Clearance Shop

Are you on the lookout for the best deals? We have an entire store dedicated to the bargain shopper. PEM Archive, the Museum Shop’s clearance store, is located at 181 Essex Street, steps away from our main entrance. Here you will find clothes, houseware and gifts, all at 40% off original prices. Members get an additional 10% discount — that’s a total of 50% off everything!

Location and Hours

The Museum Shop is open Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 10 am – 5 pm.. The store is conveniently located within the Peabody Essex Museum main building at 161 Essex Street in Salem, Massachusetts.

The PEM Archive clearance shop is open Thursdays through Sundays from noon to 4 pm. The store is located at 181 Essex Street in Salem, Massachusetts.

For local shoppers, we are pleased to offer in store pickup.

Have questions?

Call the Museum Shop at 978-542-1619 or email

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