Open daily 10 A.M. – 4 P.M.

Group Tours

OVERVIEW

Group Travel at The House of the Seven Gables
The House of the Seven Gables has welcomed hundreds of group visitors each year from across America and abroad. The famed historic homes, seaside gardens and the site’s rich history offer a memorable experience for guests of all ages and interests. As members of the American Bus Association, we understand the specific needs and concerns of the group leisure travel and motorcoach markets.

For specific pricing and information about private group tours, including directions, information for international guests, and site accessibility, please email groups@7gables.org to connect to our Groups team, Tanya Rose Lane and Kayla Kaulback.

Plan Your Visit

Included in your ticket

A 45-minute guided tour of the Turner Ingersoll Mansion (The House of the Seven Gables)

A self-guided visit in the Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace

Family Fun at the Kid’s Cove

A stroll through the Colonial Revival seaside gardens and access to The Museum Store

An audio tour of the gardens, grounds, and waterfront (accessible on your personal phone or tablet)

Mansion Tour Visits

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Gardens and Grounds Visits

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Request a guided tour

To request a group tour, please contact groups@7gables.org

Limited motorcoach parking is available free of charge in our private lot for the duration of your visit.
For motorcoach directions and other parking in Salem, click here.
For information about planning group travel in Salem, click here.

GROUP TOUR POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

  • Reservations and group rates apply to groups of 10+ visitors. October pricing is based on groups of 15+ visitors. To reserve a private tour for your group, you must book at least two weeks in advance of your preferred arrival date, pending availability. Discounted rates are not available on holidays and weekends in October. Final payment is due one week prior to your reservation. Complimentary admission is included for one bus driver and one professional tour escort per bus.
  • Free bus parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis while a group is visiting the site. Bus must be moved after visit.

ACCESSIBILITY AND MOBILITY

Due to the nature of their historic architecture The House of the Seven Gables, the Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace, and the Hooper-Hathaway House are not wheelchair accessible. Our Visitor Center and restrooms, Colonial Revival Gardens, museum grounds and a portion of the museum store are wheelchair accessible.

 

Tours and performances last approximately 45 minutes and take place on multiple levels in our 17th- and 18th-century houses. Visitors are standing, walking, or climbing stairs during these experiences. Information is available about the rooms for those that cannot access any portion of the tour.