Exhibit hours: Monday – Wednesday – Friday 10 am to 3 pm, first and third Sundays of each month 12-3 pm.
Free to the public.


Holiday Hours- July 4th Week

The Peabody Historical Society will be closed from Friday, June 29th to Friday, July 6th. We will re-open on Monday, July 9th for our summer hours. (Summer hours are Mon-Weds-Fri, 10 am to 3pm). Happy 4th of July!

“Play Ball: the Story of Sports in Peabody”

Exhibit Opening

“Play Ball: the Story of Sports in Peabody”
When: Sunday, May 20th, 2018 at 1 pm
Where: Osborne-Salata House
33 Washington Street, Peabody, MA

Have you heard the name Seeglitz? Ever wondered how Buckley field got it’s name? Just love all things sports?

The Peabody Historical Society presents “Play Ball: The Story of Sports in Peabody.”

This exhibit will explore universal themes of community and self-development, as well as taking a look at the many sports items the Historical Society has in our collections. From vintage wool uniforms, to “leatherhead” helmets, we have it all on display.

Don’t miss a chance to learn more about the extraordinary players, teams, and coaches that have made their mark on Peabody Sports! Join us for our exhibit opening on Sunday, May 20th, at 1:00 pm, at 33 Washington Street.

And the best part? Its FREE.


“Travel the World” Exhibit


Our “Travel the World” exhibit is open at the Gideon Foster House, 35 Washington Street.

Come see vintage clothing, suitcases  and other travel memorabilia from the Society’s yesteryear collection, curated by our Costumes expert, Bonita DeLorenzo.  The exhibit can also be seen on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 10 am to 1 pm.  Best to call first at 978-531-0805 or 978-977-0514.

Lectures & Workshops

Programs at Felton-Smith Historic Site, Felton Street, Peabody, MA
Members free | Non-members $5.00
Handicap accessible. Information 978.531.0805

    No lectures or workshops currently scheduled

Special Events

  • Patriot’s Day Events

    Monday, April 16, 2018
    8:40AM: Danvers Alarm List at Jacobs Lot –  access via Lowell Street opposite Edgehill, adjacent to Independence Bikepath
    9:20AM: Danvers Alarm List at South Burying Ground (Main Street at Salem line)
    10:00AM: Ceremony at Lexington Monument (Washington at Sewall Street)
    Reception to follow at
    Peabody Historical Society and Museum
    Salata House
    33 Washington Street
    Sewall Street will be closed to traffic from Holten to Washington Street from 9:45 to 10:30AM.
  • Annual Membership Meeting

    When: May 16, 2018 (Wednesday) – 6:30 p.m.

  • Annual Tea with Mrs. Felton

    When: June 13, 2018 (Wednesday), 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Where: Nathaniel Felton, Jr. House

    Details to follow.


Tours & Walks

    No tours and walks currently scheduled

Banner photo courtesy of Solare Wedding Photography