Made It: The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion
Featuring show-stopping ensembles, street fashion, ready-to-wear, and haute couture that illuminate issues of representation, creativity, consumption, transculturation, and distinctiveness which have and continue to impact the fashion industry.
One-in-six people in the world work in the fashion industry and 85% of them are women. Made It: The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion showcases nearly 100 works, spanning 250 years, exposing the females behind the seams – including celebrated masters, pioneering designers, and hidden figures. From Mary Todd Lincoln’s seamstress to Elsa Schiaparelli and Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel, to experimental labels like Chromat, women designers have transcended genres and revolutionized ideas ofView more
Free with admission to museum.
Adults $20, seniors (65 and over) $18, students (with ID) $12, Youth (16 and under) and Salem, Mass. residents (with ID) admitted free*. (*Does not apply to youth in student/tour groups.)
People who work in Salem may receive free general admission on weekdays upon presentation of a business card or employee ID at the admissions desk. Some restrictions apply. Not valid on for Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese House.
PEM is pleased to participate in the EBT Card to Culture program, which provides free admission for two to EBT cardholders from Massachusetts; All active-duty, National Guard, and Reserve military personnel receive year-round complimentary general admission.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Mar 2, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
- Mar 3, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
- Mar 4, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
- Mar 5, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
- Mar 6, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
- Mar 7, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
- Mar 9, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
- Mar 10, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
- Mar 11, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
- Mar 12, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
- Mar 13, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
- Mar 14, 2021 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sun)
161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970
To park, you may use the parking garage on New Liberty Street. In addition, there is a municipal parking lot on nearby St. Peter Street, and a smaller garage on Derby Street, at the corner of Hawthorne Boulevard and Derby Street, three blocks from the museum. Limited on-street parking is available around Salem Common and at two-hour meters.
All public areas of the museum are accessible to wheelchairs; the historic houses are not. Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese House offers limited wheelchair accessibility. A representative at the informationView more
All public areas of the museum are accessible to wheelchairs; the historic houses are not. Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese House offers limited wheelchair accessibility. A representative at the information desk will be happy to discuss accessible routes and amenities. Please contact our Guest Services Department for additional information at 978-542-1644.
Wheelchair-accessible bathrooms are located throughout the museum. Private family bathrooms are available on the first floor.
You are welcome to borrow wheelchairs (standard and wide), strollers and rollators from the coatroom (available on a first-come, first-served basis).
Service animals are welcome in the museum.
Accessible parking is available in the paid garage on New Liberty Street, across from the National Park Service Visitor Center.
The New Liberty Street and Charter Street entrances are available for wheelchair drop-offs. All street-level doors can be operated with a push button.
Public Programs and Interpretation
A Braille informational brochure and audio stop sheet for Yin Yu Tang, A Chinese House, and a Braille brochure about the museum’s history are available at the information desk.
Wheelchair seating and assistive listening devices are available for public programs in Morse Auditorium. Requests for an ASL interpreter should be made at least two weeks before your visit. Large-print transcripts of guides to select exhibitions and Yin Yu Tang, A Chinese House are available at the information desk.
For more information, please call 978-745-9500, ext. 3144View less