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July 2019

Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

July 27 - November 17
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

July 28 - November 18
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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August 2019

The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 1
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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$15

Hawthorne in Hollywood

August 1 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on September 5, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on October 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Did you know that Nathaniel Hawthorne has over 60 film credits to his name? Hawthorne's work has inspired Hollywood since 1908. Join us at The House of the Seven Gables as we roll out the red carpet and explore three of these films as part of our POP! Goes The Gables exhibition.   Tickets available at store.7gables.org. The POP! pass includes entry, a popcorn, and a soft drink for each film in the series. Single show: $15, $12 members POP!…

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 2
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 3 - November 24
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 3
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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Exterior view of the Hooper Hathaway House with water well in front on a sunny day.

17th Century Saturdays: August

August 3 @ 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Celebrate 350 years of stories during 17th Century Saturdays at The House of the Seven Gables. Activities include guided tours of the 1668 Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, Living History Labs in the 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House, and unique shopping in the Museum Store, located in the c.1655 Retire Beckett House. Take in the architecture, seaside views, and the annual exhibit Pop! Goes The Gables. Check out the offerings for our new Arts and Mysteries Revealed on first Saturdays. Uncover the secrets and techniques of…

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18th century carpentry demonstration

Arts and Mysteries Revealed

August 3 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Do you know how ships found their way before GPS? Come get your hands on some simple navigation activities and find out! Ongoing between 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Arts and Mysteries revealed will be scheduled during North of Boston's 17th Century Saturdays. This special programming will be included with your admission to The Gables. For questions or additional information contact Dan Marshall at dmarshall@7gables.org, or call 978-744-0991 ext. 101  

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 4 - November 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 4
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 5
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 6
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 7
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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Caribbean Connections Celebration

August 8 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Come celebrate with the dynamic students from our enrichment program Caribbean Connections as they re-tell their summer adventures and learning.  Enjoy a puppet theater version of The Red Comb (Juan Picó), a drumming circle with Senegalese artist Mamadou and other fun surprises! To learn more about our Caribbean Connections program, click here.   

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 9
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 10 - December 1
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 11 - December 2
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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The Gables Celebrates Salem Heritage Days

August 11
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until August 11, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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During Salem Heritage Days, we are offering various programs which highlight the museum’s connections to our city’s maritime history. The Family Navigation Game Families are invited to explore our grounds with map and compass in hand. They will ‘sail’ between different ‘ports’, learning interesting facts along the way. When:  Daily August 1 – 11 from 10:00-6:00   Living History Lab:  Navigation Skills Do you know how ships found their way before GPS?  Come get your hands on some simple navigation…

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$10

The Emerald Diamond: The Influence and Role of the Irish on Baseball’s Development

August 13 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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From the Irish immigrants of the nineteenth century to the women of the World War II era to the array of international talent today, the players on the baseball diamond have been a representation of Americans since the early days of “America’s pastime.” Brian Sheehy, captain of the Essex Base Ball Organization will talk about the Irish and their roles and influences in the growth of baseball in the 19th century. Register Now >> Members: Free Non-Members: $10.00 To reserve your…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 17 - December 8
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 18 - December 9
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 24 - December 15
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 25 - December 16
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

August 31 - December 22
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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September 2019

Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

September 1 - December 23
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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$15

Hawthorne in Hollywood

September 5 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 5, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on October 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Did you know that Nathaniel Hawthorne has over 60 film credits to his name? Hawthorne's work has inspired Hollywood since 1908. Join us at The House of the Seven Gables as we roll out the red carpet and explore three of these films as part of our POP! Goes The Gables exhibition.   Tickets available at store.7gables.org. The POP! pass includes entry, a popcorn, and a soft drink for each film in the series. Single show: $15, $12 members POP!…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

September 7 - December 29
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2019 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Exterior view of the Hooper Hathaway House with water well in front on a sunny day.

17th Century Saturdays: September

September 7 @ 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Celebrate 350 years of stories during 17th Century Saturdays at The House of the Seven Gables. Activities include guided tours of the 1668 Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, Living History Labs in the 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House, and unique shopping in the Museum Store, located in the c.1655 Retire Beckett House. Take in the architecture, seaside views, and the annual exhibit Pop! Goes The Gables. Check out the offerings for our new Arts and Mysteries Revealed on first Saturdays. Uncover the secrets and techniques of…

Find out more »
Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

September 8 - December 30
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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$10

Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere

September 12 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Today Wonder Woman is a globally recognized character and brand. Her character was developed in the Golden Age of Comic Books (c.1930-1950) by William Moulton Marston, a psychologist from Saugus, Massachusetts. In Comics Cavalcade #1, published in December of 1942, Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor foil a group of Nazi saboteurs who seek to destroy The House of the Seven Gables. In the course of the adventure, she uses the secret staircase to surprise her foes. In those early days,…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

September 14, 2019 - January 5, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

September 15, 2019 - January 6, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Save the Date: Taste of The Gables

September 15 @ 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Want to know why we feel lucky this year? It's the 7th Anniversary of Taste of The Gables! Mingle with friends and sample delicious offerings from over 20 chefs and vendors. Raise a paddle at our thrilling live auction or try your luck at the silent auction, featuring unique experiences and items. Enjoy sensational musical and magical entertainment. Support our mission to be a welcoming, thriving, historic site and community resource that engages people of all backgrounds in our inclusive…

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

September 21, 2019 - January 12, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

September 22, 2019 - January 13, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Free

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

September 26 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The Gables Settlement hosts the Salem Latino Leadership Coalition to celebrate the culture, heritage, and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans in our community.   Additional details and a link to RSVP will be posted early summer 2019. Please contact Elsabel at 978-306-7001 or erincon@7gables.org with any questions.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

September 28, 2019 - January 19, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

September 29, 2019 - January 20, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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October 2019

$10

Secure the Shadow: Victorian Spirit and Post-Mortem Photography

October 2 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Early photography had a magical quality, even for those who understood the science behind it. For many in the nineteenth century, the relationship between science and the supernatural was unclear. Sympathetic photographers and charlatans set up a brisk business "securing the shadow," memorializing deceased loved ones or producing images purported to be from beyond the grave. Join local historian Bethany Groff Dorau for illustrated exploration of Victorian photography from the moment of death and beyond. Members: Free Non-Members: $10.00 To…

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$15

Hawthorne in Hollywood

October 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 5, 2019 at 6:30 PM

One event on October 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM

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

Did you know that Nathaniel Hawthorne has over 60 film credits to his name? Hawthorne's work has inspired Hollywood since 1908. Join us at The House of the Seven Gables as we roll out the red carpet and explore three of these films as part of our POP! Goes The Gables exhibition.   Tickets available at store.7gables.org. The POP! pass includes entry, a popcorn, and a soft drink for each film in the series. Single show: $15, $12 members POP!…

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Member Exclusive: A Day in Concord

October 5
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. Please contact Allison at 978-306-7005 or afrench@7gables.org for more details. Registration information will be posted summer 2019. There will be a nominal cost for this event. **This event is exclusively for members of The House of the Seven Gables. We invite you to join us!

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

October 5, 2019 - January 26, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Exterior view of the Hooper Hathaway House with water well in front on a sunny day.

17th Century Saturdays: October

October 5 @ 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Celebrate 350 years of stories during 17th Century Saturdays at The House of the Seven Gables. Activities include guided tours of the 1668 Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, Living History Labs in the 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House, and unique shopping in the Museum Store, located in the c.1655 Retire Beckett House. Take in the architecture, seaside views, and the annual exhibit Pop! Goes The Gables. Check out the offerings for our new Arts and Mysteries Revealed on first Saturdays. Uncover the secrets and techniques of…

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18th century carpentry demonstration

Arts and Mysteries Revealed

October 5 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Uncover the secrets and techniques of trades, chores & crafts of the past. Historical trade demonstrations will vary each month. Arts and Mysteries revealed will be scheduled during North of Boston's 17th Century Saturdays. This special programming will be included with your admission to The Gables.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

October 6, 2019 - January 27, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

October 12, 2019 - February 2, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

October 13, 2019 - February 3, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

October 19, 2019 - February 9, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

October 20, 2019 - February 10, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

October 26, 2019 - February 16, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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Hands-on history at The Gables

Living History Lab

October 27, 2019 - February 17, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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July 6-October 27, 2018 Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Play both scientist and historian by getting your hands and minds on some fun and engaging experiences from the past. Activities and location vary daily. All events are included with admission. Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. For rates, hours, and more details click here.

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November 2019

Free admission for veterans: Veteran’s Day

November 11
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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As a thank you for service to our country, The House of the Seven Gables is pleased to offer free admission for veterans with military id on Veteran's Day. Active military families receive the military discount with id during regular operating hours for guided tours. Please contact Dan at 978-306-7012 or info@7gables.org with any questions.

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December 2019

Settlement Holiday Celebration

December 17 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join our ESL and Citizenship students for a diverse celebration of holiday traditions from around the world.

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