February 14, 2020—May 21, 2020
Open daily 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
115 DERBY STREET SALEM, MA 01970
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. Plan your visit, learn about our educational opportunities, and embark on a guided group tour with us. We can’t wait to see you! Your adventure and historical journey awaits you at The House of the Seven Gables in Salem, MA.
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.
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
Thanks to all of our February Vacation visitors! It was so fun to welcome you for tours, exploring, and Constructing History!
Did you know that before The House of the Seven Gables was built, the land was used by the Naumkeag for seasonal fishing?
In 1626, Roger Conant arrived on Naumkeag land and by 1630 John Winthrop would change the name from Naumkeag to Salem?
Salem Ancestry Days will be taking place May 1 - 4 with lessons and learning about all who have lived in this area. Visit salem.org for details.
(Photo: Massey's Cove by JOJ Frost, exhibited at the Phillips House Museum.)