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Salem Heritage Days at The Gables

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Date: August 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

During Salem Heritage Days, we will be offering various programs on site and off that highlight some of the maritime connections here at the museum.

Come join us during Salem Heritage Days, where we will offer family programming that includes our ‘Living History Labs’ featuring hands-on activities based on early 20th-century Settlement House programs, a family-friendly navigational activity for the adventurous visitor, and other exciting events.   Activities and programs will change daily and be available during operating hours.  The museum will be open from 10:00am – 7:00pm, please see below for a daily schedule of events.

For more information about Salem Heritage Days at The Gables, and the activities and programs, please visit

Friday, August 5

  • 10:00-2:00 – Lacemaking with Linda Lane 
  • 10:00-6:00 – Family Navigation Game 
  • 10:30-1:00 – Living History Lab:
    • 17th-century Food
    • Navigational Tools
  • 2:00-4:30 – Living History Lab:
    • Skill with a Quill
    • Navigational Tools

**  Families can pick up their materials packet for the Family Navigation Game at the Admissions Desk. **


August 5, 2016
10:00 am - 6:00 pm