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February 2018

Salem Athenaeum at night

Member Exclusive: Behind the Scenes at The Salem Athenaeum

February 23, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Gables members will get a VIP tour of the Salem Athenaeum, featuring Hawthorne highlights within their collection. This is an exclusive event for Gables members. Want to join us for this and other amazing enrichment events? Click here!   Contact Allison at 978-306-7005 or email afrench@7gables.org to save your place!

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June 2018

The Nathaniel Hawthorn Birthplace on the campus of The House of the Seven Gables.

Member Event: Hawthorne Son of Salem Walking Tour

June 2, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

**Registration is now closed for this member-exclusive event.** "And yet, though invariably happiest elsewhere, there is within me a feeling for Old Salem, which, in lack of a better phrase, I must be content to call affection. The sentiment is probably assignable to the deep and aged roots which my family has struck into the soil."  Nathaniel Hawthorne is known as Salem's most famous son, but who was he and why does he matter? This one-hour walking tour, led by Essex Heritage Area…

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July 2018

member party

Member Exclusive: Salem Celebrates the Fourth

July 4, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Members of The House of the Seven Gables are invited to enjoy the Salem Celebrates the Fourth fireworks display as well as Nathaniel Hawthorne's birthday from the seaside lawn. Please feel free to bring your own picnic, blanket, and lawn chairs for a front-row seat to the City of Salem's extraordinary fireworks display over the harbor.  A cash bar will be provided from 5:00-9:00pm.  NO outside alcohol is permitted on the grounds. Cake to celebrate Hawthorne's birthday will be cut…

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February 2019

Salem Athenaeum

SOLD OUT! Member Exclusive: VIP Tour of the Salem Athenaeum

February 23, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex Street
Salem, MA 01970
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*This member-exclusive event has reached capacity. If you'd like to be placed on the wait list, please email afrench@7gables.org.* Members of The House of the Seven Gables are welcome to a behind-the-scenes, VIP tour of the Salem Athenaeum, featuring Hawthorne highlights within their collection and other literary treasures. The tour will begin at 10:00 AM. Please arrive at the Salem Athenaeum fifteen minutes in advance of the tour start time for check-in. The Salem Athenaeum is located at 337 Essex…

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May 2019

Buildings with murals part of the Punto Urban Art Museum in Salem MA

Member Exclusive: The Punto Urban Art Museum

May 18, 2019
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join the curators of the Punto Urban Art Museum and the North Shore CDC for an outdoor guided tour of the astounding mural art in Salem’s “The Point” neighborhood. This walking tour starts at 10:00 a.m. at the North Shore CDC, located at 96 Lafayette Street, Salem. Wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. This tour will cover approximately 1 mile of walking (minimal seating along the way) and will conclude around 11:00 a.m. Please contact Allison at 978-306-7005 or afrench@7gables.org…

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July 2019

Fireworks over Salem Harbor

Member Exclusive: Salem Celebrates the Fourth

July 4, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Make The Gables your Fourth of July destination for breathtaking views and merriment. Please feel free to bring your own picnic, blanket, and lawn chairs for a front-row seat to the City of Salem’s extraordinary fireworks display over the harbor. A cash bar will be available from 5:00 PM - 9:15 PM. (Sorry, due to city ordinances no BYOB and no glass containers.) New in 2019: Between 5:00 PM & 7:30 PM, shop at our museum store and save! 20…

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September 2019

2019 Taste of the Gables marketing image

Taste of The Gables

September 15, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Let's Celebrate! We're feeling especially lucky on this 7th Taste of The Gables We're on a roll...and it just gets better! Join us for a magical night Strolling magician Latin musician Two auctions Exciting raffle Savory morsels Sweet treats Local spirits and craft beers Fun photo booth Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Reservations available NOW! We hope you join us to support our mission to be a welcoming, thriving historic site and community resource that engages people of…

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October 2019

A tour guide in a cemetery

Member Exclusive: A Day in Concord

October 5, 2019
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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We love Hawthorne’s Salem, but let’s not forget about Hawthorne’s Concord! Join us for a full-day excursion to Concord, MA and retrace some of this historic town’s literary footsteps with two walking tours. Emerson’s Circle walking tour: Explore 1800s Concord and the lives and homes of famous authors, including our very own Nathaniel Hawthorne! Join to learn about how famous and influential people impacted their community and discussed issues such as the Civil War. A bag lunch will be provided…

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December 2019

Holidays at The Gables Museum Store

Member-Exclusive: Holiday Shopping Event

December 10, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Gables members are invited to shop for everyone on your list at our new holiday shopping event. All members receive a 25% discount in the Museum Store and will enjoy wassail and refreshments. Take in the beauty of the season with a first-floor holiday tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion. This event is exclusively for members. We invite you to join us! RSVP to mduppenthaler@7gables.org

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January 2020

Free
Tour Guide pointing hand upwards while address tour group | Group Tours

Member Exclusive: Test a Tour

January 17 @ 12:00 AM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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We've spent the last year updating how we share our stories at The House of the Seven Gables and are ready to reveal our brand-new house tour. Members are welcome to be the first to check it out and share your feedback with our staff. The only prerequisite is that you have joined us for a tour in the past 5 years. Available times are 2:00 - 3:00 and 3:30 - 4:30. Please click here to RSVP.  

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