Best of Boston
2016 Best Museum, Family-Friendly
Peabody Essex Museum
As any kid might confess, museums can often be dull. Not this one. Younger visitors might push one of Theo Jansen’s kinetic Strandbeest sculptures across the gallery, learn about design by prototyping a product, or simply lounge on a beanbag chair.
161 Essex St., Salem, 978-745-9500, pem.org