Peabody Essex Museum

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Peabody Essex Museum welcomes DCF foster children and their families! 

The mission of the Peabody Essex Museum is to celebrate outstanding artistic and cultural creativity by collecting, stewarding and interpreting objects of art and culture in ways that increase knowledge, enrich the spirit, engage the mind and stimulate the senses. 

Through its exhibition, programs, publications, media, and related activities, PEM strives to create experiences that transform people’s lives by broadening their perspectives, attitudes, and knowledge of themselves and the wider world. 

  • Museum staff will ask families to present their Wonderfund Access Card and a valid photo ID when arriving at PEM.
  • This discount is for general admission and does not apply to special events or programs that include an additional fee.

Access Card Offer Details

Peabody Essex Museum invites DCF Foster Families with a Wonderfund Access Card to enjoy free admission. This offer applies to up to six adults; children under 16 are always free.


Be sure to review the Peabody Essex Museum website before you visit.

Enjoy a fantastic day at Peabody Essex Museum.