Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events › Family Programs

Events List Navigation

September 2017
Old Photo of Boys Woodworking | Life and Labor Weekends

Life and Labor Weekends

September 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - September 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

The Gables is commemorating four centuries of work on its National Historic Landmark museum campus. Over Labor Day weekend, visitors are welcome to visit the annual exhibit, take a work-focused tour about one of the oldest timber-framed mansions in North America, or check out the signature Living History Labs hands-on history experience. At select times, there will be demonstrations of historic work activities. All events are included with admission to museum. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of…

Find out more »
October 2017

Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 4, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

The House of the Seven Gables is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

Find out more »

Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 11, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

The House of the Seven Gables is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

Find out more »

Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 18, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

The House of the Seven Gables is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

Find out more »

Wicked Wednesdays at The Gables

October 25, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

The House of the Seven Gables is part of Salem’s brand new Wicked Wednesdays program. Families are encouraged to check out Salem on select Wednesday evenings in October and enjoy great deals and special programs. At The Gables, the Family Navigation Game will be offered during regular operating hours and included with admission to the site. Families will be given all of the tools they need to explore the grounds of our National Historic Landmark District and learn about architecture…

Find out more »
Skill With Quill at the Gables Event | Living History Labs

Living History Labs

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - October 29, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

July 1-October 29 Saturdays and Sundays 10:30-1:00 & 2:00-4:30 Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young at heart to learn about history through a unique set of experiments. Living History Labs take place on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission to museum. Admission is…

Find out more »
February 2018

Salem’s So Sweet at The Gables

February 10
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Celebrate Salem's So Sweet at The House of the Seven Gables with a day of festive events. Ice Sculpture Viewing: Sculptures will be installed around Salem through the day on February 10 and lit that evening for a special evening stroll. Free. Click here for details. Free Grounds Passes: Download our audio tour and enjoy a stroll around our snowy grounds or pop into our Museum Store for a last minute gift for your Valentine. Free. (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)…

Find out more »

February Vacation: Constructing History

February 17 - February 25
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

February 17 - 25, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. daily Put your thinking cap on during February Vacation week and explore how people built houses in Colonial Massachusetts. What worked best?  What failed? How did they learn from their mistakes? In this hands-on activity, kids will: Learn about the tools of the trade and which materials they used most. Experiment with different construction techniques at each of our workshop stations using popular building toys. Fold and decorate your own paper…

Find out more »

Family Movie Night: An American Tail

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cozy up with a classic children’s film about young Fivel, a young Russian mouse who gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country. Popcorn and soft drinks will be served. Hands-on history activities will be available. Families are welcome to bring additional snacks and blankets or sleeping bags for seating. Wear comfortable clothes. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS Advance Pricing: Members: $3.50/$10.00 family cap Nonmembers: $5.00/$15.00 family cap Day of Pricing:…

Find out more »
April 2018
Free
poetry workshop for kids

April Vacation Poetry Workshop for Kids

April 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
+ Google Map

Celebrate Nathaniel Hawthorne and National Poetry Month! Join the Witch City Writers as we dissect Hawthorne's poem "The Ocean" and learn a bit about how to write a poem. Get inspired by the view of Salem Harbor from the House of the Seven Gables and then try your best to come up with a tongue-twisting, ocean-themed poem of your own. This April Vacation event will also include fun, hands-on activities about our local oceans with Greater Atlantic Region Fisheries educators…

Find out more »
+ Export Events