"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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Embark on an unforgettable tour of The House of the Seven Gables
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Discover the Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace
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Learn about four centuries of history at one of America's most beloved historic houses
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Relax and restore in our unique garden setting
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Take in the magnificent view of Salem Harbor
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Shop for books, candy, and quality crafts in our Museum Store
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Visiting Hours

June 30, 2017—October 31, 2017

Open daily 10:00am – 7:00pm

*July 4: Closed at 5:00pm for Independence Day.
*September 17: Closed at 2:00pm 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 359 years of Salem’s history 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 partners with other organizations to provide educational and enrichment programs to youth in the immigrant community. The Gables provides financial and/or program development support to these organizations:

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From bed-chamber to classroom...

Music ScoreIn week two of our test tours, we'll be sharing the story of The Gables as a center of art and culture.

We are in the second week of shari…
July 18, 2017