Celebrate 350 Years of Stories With Us in 2018
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"Halfway down a by-street of one of our New England towns stands a rusty wooden house, with seven acutely peaked gables..."
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Take in the magnificent view of Salem Harbor
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Learn about four centuries of history at one of America's most beloved historic houses
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Discover the Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace
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Revel in our legendary October Performances
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Shop for books, candy, and quality crafts in our Museum Store
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Relax in our unique garden setting
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Visiting Hours

June 28, 2018—October 31, 2018

Open daily 10:00am – 7:00pm

*July 4: Closed at 5:00pm for Independence Day.

*September 15: Closed at 1:00 for Taste of The Gables

Our Location

115 DERBY STREET SALEM, MA 01970

Phone

(978) 744-0991

The House of the Seven Gables

In 1668, merchant and ship-owner John Turner built a house on Salem Harbor that was destined to become one of America’s most beloved historic homes. Designated a National Historic Landmark District in 2007, The House of the Seven Gables is best known today as the setting of world-renowned American author Nathaniel Hawthorne’s 1851 novel.

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WELCOME TO THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES

Salem’s premier historic site located on the Harbor! Discover 350 years of stories as you experience this museum and collection of historic buildings. When you arrive at The House of the Seven Gables (a National Historic Landmark District), professional guides will warmly greet you for an unforgettable historical experience.

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Education Programs and Field Trips

The House of the Seven Gables remains committed to providing quality educational experience at our National Historic District Landmark site. Our education programs turn a field trip to The Gables into an unforgettable experience for young learners.

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Settlement Programming

Settlement Programming at The House of the Seven Gables

The Gables offers direct service programming to support educational initiatives in our local immigrant community including ESL and citizenship preparedness classes and Caribbean Connections, a summer enrichment program for students in grades 3 – 5. The Community Conversation series addresses current event topics such as immigration and social reform.

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