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Programs

In-person Offerings

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.


Virtual Offerings

Virtual Tour: Take a 15-minute virtual tour of six rooms of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion and support our mission.

Try out a virtual puzzle by clicking here!

Color your cares away: Enjoy these free coloring pages from our exclusive Doodle Pages Coloring Book.


Lectures at The Gables

In 2020, we are moving forward with a select number of lectures offered online. These lectures will be free for members and a suggested $10 donation from nonmembers to support our historic site.

Enjoy this series of talks previously filmed at The House of the Seven Gables by Salem Access Television. Click on the lecture title to view.

Lecture Title Presenter
The Life and Work of Lydia Pinkham Irene Axelrod
The Founding of the Immigrant Learning Center Diane Portnoy
Missing Gables and a Secret Staircase Timothy Orwig
Map of True Places Brunonia Barry

Interactive Exhibitions

Over the past few years, The House of the Seven Gables has been creating an annual exhibition to highlight the unique aspects of the organization. You can check out the digital versions of those exhibits here. Click on the exhibit title to view.

 


Community Conversations

In keeping with our Settlement mission, The Gables hosts a series of community dialogues to address topics in immigration and immigration reform. Unlike a traditional lecture, the Community Conversations encourage discussion between the speaker and audience members during the course of the presentation. In 2019, we were one of 32 historic sites in the country granted funding to share the Becoming American series.

Click on the title below to view some of our past Community Conversations:

Conversation Topic Presenter(s)
How Immigration Became Illegal Avi Chomsky
Immigrants as Assets Denzil Mohammed
Chiara Magini.
What Are The Ties That Bind? Henrietta Lazaridis

At-home learning resources

Are you an accidental home school parent? We’ve been working on some resources with our team and community volunteers for you. Ages vary by activity and interest level.


Additional programming is planned with a goal to engage our diverse audience with the National Historic Landmark District historic site. Past events have included first-person interpretive experiences, community days, theatrical and musical experiences, and art events. Lectures outside of the Seven Lectures series that highlight the mission and vision of the organization have been offered by outside scholars and staff with particular areas of expertise. If you are interested in presenting at The Gables please call 978-306-7003 or jarrison@7Gables.org.