In April, The Gables is open Friday - Monday 10 AM - 4PM. Face masks and social distancing are required at all times regardless of vaccination status. Tickets are sold online ONLY and are NON-REFUNDABLE.  Capacity is limited and our website has the most up-to-date information to plan your visit.
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April 2021

$10

Virtual Tour Package

April 21
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 21 of the month, repeating until December 21, 2021

An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Monday, repeating until February 22, 2021

Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Not ready to visit The Gables in person? Join us online! We're offering a virtual tour package. You can tour the house from the coziness of home and without the crowds. The package includes a video guided tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion and a self-guided 3D tour! This tour allows you to explore one of the oldest homes in North America at your own pace. The $10 package supports our mission to be a welcoming, thriving historic site. Gables members…

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Colonial Classics – A Food Demonstration with The House of the Seven Gables

April 21 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The kitchen might be modern, but the recipes are colonial classics. Virtually join our staff in the cafe kitchen for a lesson about colonial foodways while you watch us prep and cook historic breads inspired by seventeenth-century recipes. >> Click here to register for a Zoom link <<     What's The Story? Stories are at the core of what we do at The House of the Seven Gables. They are not just a part of our past, but also…

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Member-Exclusive: Nahant Walking Tour

April 24 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Leadership-level members are welcome to enjoy a two-hour walking tour of Nahant led by Chris Mathias, past president of the Nahant Historical Society and co-author of "Images of America: Nahant", along with Ken Turino, Vice President of The Gables’ Board of Directors. Nahant, the smallest municipality in Massachusetts at only 1.4 sq. miles on two islands, makes up for its size with its rich history. Originally part of Lynn, it became independent in 1853 over “cocktails”. Did you know, Nahant…

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$5.00
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Ancestral BINGO Night

April 30 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join us for a fun night of exploring your family's history and stories with a unique version of BINGO created by The Gables staff. This event is part of Salem Ancestry Days, taking place April 30 - May 3, 2021. Suggested donation: $5.00/card - cards will be emailed prior to the event start. >> Click here to register <<

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May 2021

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Member-Exclusive: Spring Garden Tour

May 5 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Gables members are welcome to join us as we premiere our newly developed Garden Tour – one of a series of specialized tours currently in the works at The House of the Seven Gables. Historical interpreter Will Demick will take you through the lesser-known history of our gardens on a stroll through our beautiful spring plantings. Learn about the original layout of the site through archival images and maps, then delve into Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel through his depictions of the…

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Online Book Club

May 13 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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*Rescheduled Event Alert* The May Book Club selections are from A Wonderbook for Girls and Boys, which includes the tales The Gorgon's Head, The Golden Touch, and Paradise of Children. This title is available from our Museum Store which is open during normal operating hours. >>Click here to register<<   We encourage you to become a member today.

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$14.99
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Passages of The Past Audio Tour

May 15
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 15 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Experience a more personal history of Salem from the perspectives of the people who don’t make it into the history books. From enslaved people to indentured servants to immigrants fleeing war and looking for opportunity the Derby St. Neighborhood has been a backbone of Salem since its earliest days. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House of the Seven Gables and Intramersive - a local creative and theatrical organization. Your purchase of the audio tour supports The House…

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$14.99
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Hawthorne’s Shadow Audio Tour

May 15
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 15 of the month, repeating until November 1, 2021

Intended for the true Hawthorne fan and the just curious alike, tour through Salem, guided by Nathaniel Hawthorne, sharing his stories, his inspirations, and the many ghosts of Salem. Encounter the characters he created along the way that have endured in American culture for centuries, and perhaps discuss them with the muse of his psyche. Enter the mind of one of America’s most prolific gothic writers for a thought experiment that will explore the history, haunting, and magic of Salem.…

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Colonial Classics – A Food Demonstration with The House of the Seven Gables

May 19 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The kitchen might be modern, but the recipes are colonial classics.  Virtually join our staff in the cafe kitchen for a lesson about colonial foodways while you watch us prep and cook herbal remedies inspired by seventeenth-century recipes.   >> Click here to register for a Zoom link <<   What's The Story? Stories are at the core of what we do at The House of the Seven Gables. They are not just a part of our past, but also…

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$10

Virtual Tour Package

May 21
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day 21 of the month, repeating until December 21, 2021

An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Monday, repeating until February 22, 2021

Online, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Not ready to visit The Gables in person? Join us online! We're offering a virtual tour package. You can tour the house from the coziness of home and without the crowds. The package includes a video guided tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion and a self-guided 3D tour! This tour allows you to explore one of the oldest homes in North America at your own pace. The $10 package supports our mission to be a welcoming, thriving historic site. Gables members…

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