Thank you for celebrating 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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Shop for books, candy, and quality crafts in our Museum Store
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Visiting Hours

November 1, 2018—December 31, 2018

Open daily 10:00am – 5:00pm

*November 22: Closed for Thanksgiving.

*November 30: Closed at 2:00 p.m. for Christmas in Salem

*December 1-2: The site will be open for Christmas in Salem attendees only.

*December 24: Closed at 2:00pm for Christmas Eve.

*December 25: Closed for Christmas.

*December 31: Closed at 2:00pm for New Year’s Eve.

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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A Very Hawthorne Christmas
Few communities have the rich legacy of historic houses that Salem, Massachusetts boasts. These homes, spanning four centuries, help define the character as well as the appearance of the city, and every year some of their owners invite visitors in to view their homes decked out in full holiday regal…
November 30, 2018