George Peabody House Museum and the Peabody Leatherworkers Museum
The birthplace of George Peabody, a well-known financier in the 1800s from whom Peabody takes its name, the city-owned museum and Peabody Leatherworkers Museum gives visitors some insight into what life was like for the Peabody family during this period. The site also includes a civic center that provides meeting space for special events and special exhibits. The facility is owned and maintained by the city and is also designated an Essex National Heritage Area.
- Hours: Saturday to Wednesday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Ticket information: No charge
- Parking: Free lot
- Guided tours?: Yes
- Guided tour languages: English
- Audio tours?: No
- Gift shop: Yes
- Cameras allowed?: Yes