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SALEM, MA –– Delight in a free daytime screening of the classic animated film The Land Before Time at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) on July 15 at 10 AM. Follow the adventures of Littlefoot and his dinosaur friends as they make their way towards the mythical Great  Valley. Following the film, kids are invited to create their own dinosaur feet and explore PEM’s newest photography exhibition Imprints: Photographs by Mark Ruwedel, featuring 41 spectacular images of dinosaur tracks and ancient human footpaths found in the American West. This event is suitable for accompanied children ages 3 and up. Reservations should be made before July 13 by calling 978-745-9500 x3011 or visiting .


The Land Before Time (1988) | 70 minutes | Rated G

When an earth-shattering quake kills both of his parents, a young brontosaurus named Littlefoot teams up with other orphaned dinosaurs to survive. Learning to work together, the youngsters embark on a quest for the legendary Great  Valley — a place of abundant resources where their species can thrive. Along the way, the orphans evade sharp-toothed Tyrannosaurus Rexes, tar pits and other dangers — but hope and cooperation keep them alive!

About the Peabody Essex  Museum

The Peabody Essex Museum presents art and culture from New England and around the world. The museum’s collections are among the finest of their kind, showcasing an unrivaled spectrum of American art and architecture (including four National Historic Landmark buildings) and outstanding Asian, Asian Export, Native American, African, Oceanic, Maritime and Photography collections. In addition to its vast collections, the museum offers a vibrant schedule of changing exhibitions and a hands-on education center. The museum campus features numerous parks, period gardens and 22 historic properties, including Yin Yu Tang, a 200-year-old house that is the only example of Chinese domestic architecture on display in the United   States.

HOURS: Open Tuesday-Sunday and holiday Mondays, 10 am-5 pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

ADMISSION: Adults $15; seniors $13; students $11. Additional admission to Yin Yu Tang: $5. Members, youth 16 and under and residents of Salem enjoy free general admission and free admission to Yin Yu Tang.

INFO: Call 866-745-1876 or visit our Web site at <> .