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Become a Member

Become a member of our vibrant community. Connect with a rich history and a diverse community. Enjoy a variety of benefits exclusive to our members. Support our mission to be a welcoming, thriving, historic site and community resource that engages people of all backgrounds in our inclusive American story. 

Join today!

Membership benefits include:

  • Free admission for unlimited visits to our campus and guided house tours
  • Special member rates on lectures, exhibits, and events.
  • NEW! Access to our Research Library.
  • Discount on entry to our annual gala event, Taste of The Gables
  • Invitations to members-only events such as author meet and greets and behind-the-scenes tours
  • Museum Store discounts (10% for general members; 20% for Leadership Society; special shopping event throughout the year to celebrate and save even more!)
  • An invitation to Celebrate the Fourth of July with the best view in town from The Gables Seaside Lawn
  • Monthly E-news and members-only quarterly print newsletter, Views from The Gables, with in-depth coverage about history and happenings at our National Historic District Landmark museum campus.

Leadership Society benefits also include:

  • Membership to the North American Reciprocal Museum Association that provides free admission to close to 1000 museums.
  • 4 single-use Guest Admission passes
  • A 20% discount on every Museum Store purchase
  • A 20% discount on Museum Store purchases for guests

NEW! Access to our Research Library.

General Membership Levels

 Individual ($45)

Benefits for an individual include unlimited visits to our campus and guided house tours, a 10% discount in the Museum Store, special rates on lectures and events, and access to our NEW! Research Library.

Household ($65)

Benefits for two adults and, up to 3 dependents under 18, in the same household including unlimited visits to our campus, access to our NEW! Research Library, an invitation to enjoy Salem’s Celebrate the Fourth on our seaside lawn, and family-fun activities

Senior Individual (65+) $30

Benefits for one senior include unlimited visits to our campus and guided house tours, a 10% discount in the Museum Store, access to our NEW! Research Library, and special rates on lectures and event.

Senior Couple (65+) $50

Benefits for two seniors in the same household include unlimited visits to our campus and guided house tours, a 10% discount in the Museum Store, and special rates on lectures and event.

Sustainer $5/month

Benefits for a sustainer membership are equal to the level of support. Monthly gifts can be $5.00 and up.

Student $30

Benefits for one student include unlimited visits to our campus and guided house tours, behind-the-scenes tours, access to our unique Research Library, and special rates on lectures and events.

Must have or provide copy of a valid student i.d.

Leadership Membership Levels

Patron $150

Benefits for two adults and, up to 3 dependents under 18, in the same household include all general membership benefits as well as a 20% Museum Store discount, and access to 1,000 museums through the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) program for membership cardholders.

Benefactor $250

Benefits for two adults and, up to 3 dependents under 18, in the same household include all general membership benefits as well as a 20% Museum Store discount for the member and their guests, and access to 1,000 museums through the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) program for membership cardholders.

President’s Circle $500

Benefits for two adults and, up to 3 dependents under 18, in the same household include all general membership benefits as well as a 20% Museum Store discount, 4 additional guest passes to share with friends or family, and access to 1,000 museums through the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) program for membership cardholders.

Emmerton Society $1000

Benefits for two adults and, up to 3 dependents under 18, in the same household include all general membership benefits as well as a 20% Museum Store discount, 4 additional guest passes to share with friends or family, a 20% discount for Taste of the Gables, and access to 1,000 museums through the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) program for membership cardholders.

Hawthorne Society $2500

Benefits for two adults and, up to 3 dependents under 18, in the same household include all general membership benefits as well as a 20% Museum Store discount, 4 additional guest passes to share with friends or family, a 20% discount for Taste of the Gables, and access to 1,000 museums through the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) program for membership cardholders.

Your gift to The Gables may be matched by your company. Please check off the “company match” button with your donation and our team will provide a matching gift form. For questions, please contact Pilar Garro at 978-744-0991 x126 or pgarro@7Gables.org.

If you’d like to pay by check, please download this form and mail payment to:

The House of the Seven Gables
Attn: Development
115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970
978-306-7005
mduppenthaler@7gables.org