Plan Your Visit

Plan your 2021 visit

Visitors have two options:

Guided Tour Experience: A guided tour inside the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion (a.k.a The House of the Seven Gables). PLEASE NOTE:
This pass includes the Garden and Grounds Experience.
There is no self-guided option.

Garden and Grounds Experience: A self-guided exploration of the gardens and grounds. PLEASE NOTE:
This pass does NOT include interior access to the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion (a.k.a The House of the Seven Gables).

The House of the Seven Gables is open Daily 10 AM – 6 PM.

All purchases are non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled.

Tickets are currently available through the end of October. Online reservations will be available on a rolling basis in 2021. If you’d like advance access to reservations, you can join us.

Each person in a party counts, regardless of age, and tickets are required for each person.

There will not be room to distance yourself from other visitors while on the guided tour.

As of August 11, 2021, face masks will be required in indoor spaces regardless of vaccination status.

The Museum Store will be open during operating days and hours.

Due to staff resources, we have limited time to answer phone calls and emails. If your question can be answered with information from our website, we may not respond to your inquiry.

Traffic in our region is unpredictable and notoriously problematic. Plan your commute.

Yellow and pink flowers glistening in the sun outside of The House of the Seven Gables.

House of Seven Gables Hours

July 14 - November 2, 2021

Daily, 10 AM – 6 PM
All purchases are non-refundable.
Capacity is limited and reservations are required.
Face masks are required in indoor spaces regardless of vaccination status.

– Garden and Grounds Experience. Please note: there is no access to The Gables. Admission includes an audio tour for your own device about the historic site, exploration time in the Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace, Counting House, and Museum Store, and links for virtual experiences.

– The Guided Tour Experience includes up to a 45-minute tour of The House of the Seven Gables with a professional interpreter; an audio tour for your own device about the gardens and grounds; exploration time in the Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace, Counting House, and Museum Store; and links for virtual experiences.

November 3 - December 31, 2021

Hours TBD

Online reservations will be available on a rolling basis in 2021. If you'd like advance access to reservations, you can join us!

January 1 - 13, 2022

Closed for annual preservation and maintenance projects.

January 14 - June 1, 2022

Hours TBD

Online reservations will be available on a rolling basis. If you'd like advance access to reservations, you can join us!

June 2, 2022 - October 31, 2022

Hours TBD

Online reservations will be available on a rolling basis. If you'd like advance access to reservations, you can join us!

November 1 - December 31, 2022

Hours TBD

Online reservations will be available on a rolling basis. If you'd like advance access to reservations, you can join us!

Rates

Guided Tour Package .......... $25
Garden and Grounds Experience .......... $12.00
Children Under 5 ......... Free
Gables Members .......... FREE
*Must be accompanied by an adult
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Free experiences for Salem residents

Salem residents can enjoy free admission to The House of the Seven Gables. Use 019702021 at checkout to reserve your tickets.

If you do not provide proof of residency, you will need to pay full price. Valid proof of residency includes a state-issued photo ID with a current address, Salem Public Schools ID, or Salem State University ID.

GETTING TO THE GABLES

The House of the Seven Gables
115 Derby Street
Salem, Mass 01970

VISITOR GUIDELINES

When planning a visit to The House of Seven Gables, here’s everything you’ll need to know. If you have any questions when preparing for your visit, please reach out to our staff and we can assist you. By visiting The House of the Seven Gables, you agreed to follow our Visitor Guidelines.

INTERNATIONAL GUESTS

The House of the Seven Gables offers an interactive site map in Brazilian Portuguese, Cantonese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish.

PHOTOGRAPHY POLICY

To allow for the enjoyment of all visitors to The House of the Seven Gables and to help us care for our buildings, collections, and landscapes, we appreciate your compliance with our guidelines for personal and professional photography. Personal/recreational photography is candid, souvenir-type photography using a non-paid photographer. The photographs are not to be used commercially. Recreational photography for personal use is allowed during guided tours, with the exception of the month of October. Professional photography is any session using a paid photographer or any professional-style shoot, including wedding, family, or special event portraits. Professional photography is permitted when approved in advance, requires a signed contract between the photographer and The Gables along with a certificate of insurance.

The House of the Seven Gables may photograph or film its events and public programs. Unless you notify the photographer on site otherwise, your attendance at an event or program grants The House of the Seven Gables permission to display and/or publish any photographs in which you appear. For any questions, please contact jarrison@7gables.org. Click here to review our full policy.

ACCESSIBILITY/LIMITED MOBILITY

Due to the nature of the architecture at The Gables’ campus, our historic house museums are not wheelchair accessible. Our visitor center, restrooms, Colonial Revival gardens, grounds, and a portion of our Museum Store are wheelchair accessible. Information is available for visitors that cannot access our historic house museums.

Tours last approximately 60 minutes and take place on multiple levels in historic houses from the 1600s and 1700s. Visitors are standing, walking, or climbing stairs during these experiences. Information is available about the rooms for those that cannot access any portion of the tour.