Plan Your Visit

The 2020 Visitor Experience

The 2020 visitor experience at The House of the Seven Gables will include an audio tour of the gardens and grounds, a link to a virtual tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, and access to our Visitor Center and Museum Store. There will be NO interior access to any other structures.

Hours of operation: Friday – Tuesday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $7/person/all ages

Please note: We have a variety of safety measures in place to ensure a healthy experience for our staff and visitors. Compliance with these regulations will be required. Face coverings are required, social distance from other household groups must be maintained, and healthy hand hygiene is expected.

We reserve the right to refuse visitors who do not comply with our safety regulations.

A family explores the gardens at The House of the Seven Gables

House of Seven Gables Hours

January 1 - 16, 2020

Closed

January 17 – February 13, 2020

Open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fridays - Tuesday
Tours offered ONLY on the hour Monday & Tuesday
Closed on Wednesday & Thursday

March 13 - May 31, 2020

Closed

June 8 - July 7, 2020

Gardens Open
Friday - Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

July 10 - November 1, 2020

Gardens open with no interior access except for the Visitor Center and Museum Store.
Admission will include garden and grounds access, an audio tour for your own device about the site, and a link for the Virtual Tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion.
Friday - Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$7/person/all ages

November 2 - December 31, 2020

TBD

November 26: Closed for Thanksgiving
December 24: Closed at 2:00 pm for Christmas Eve
December 25: Closed for Christmas
December 31: Closed at 2:00 pm for New Year’s Eve

Rates

2020 Gardens and Grounds Experience ..... $7.00
*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. Proof of residency will be required upon entry.

GETTING TO THE GABLES

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

ENHANCE YOUR VISIT

Visitors can enhance their in-person experience with these activities from the Witch City Writers.

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.

Additional safety measures will be in place to ensure a healthy experience for our staff and visitors. Compliance with these regulations will be required. We reserve the right to refuse visitors who do not comply with our safety regulations.

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 and performances last approximately 30-40 minutes and take place on multiple levels in our 17th- and 18th-century houses. 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.