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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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Learn about four centuries of history at one of America's most beloved historic houses
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Shop for books, candy, and quality crafts in our Museum Store
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Discover the Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace
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Take in the magnificent view of Salem Harbor
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Relax in our unique garden setting
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Visiting Hours

May 25, 2018—June 28, 2018

Open 10:00am – 7:00pm on Fridays & Saturdays.
Open 10:00am – 5:00pm Sundays – Thursdays.

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 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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Your support is needed for Gables Fest

Gables Fest in coming on August 4!

Our talented staff is working with the talented crew at Creative Collective to put the final touches on Gables Fest. This event is the big community celebration for the 350th anniversary year at The House of the Seven Gables. We're bringing in talented mu…
June 18, 2018