Peabody Essex Museum

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Thank you to the Peabody Essex Museum for welcoming 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 experience that transform people’s lives by broadening their perspectives, attitudes, and knowledge of themselves and the wider world. 

  • This discount is for general admission and does not apply to special events or programs that include an additional fee. 
  • Families must reserve general admission tickets by calling 978-542-1511.
  • Museum staff will ask families to present their Wonderfund Access Card and a valid photo ID when picking up reserved tickets. 

Access Card Offer Details

If you are a DCF foster parent and would like to access this benefit, please contact your DCF Family Resource worker and ask them to complete the Good Sports Survey request form on behalf of your foster child or foster children. 

If your Family Resource Worker did not receive the Good Sports Survey, then please have them contact the Wonderfund at

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

Enjoy a fantastic day at Peabody Essex Museum.