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The House of the Seven Gables

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115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
978-744-0991 www.7gables.org

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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. We ask that each guest contribute a small dish that represents a family or cultural tradition. We'll have a hot chocolate bar and gingerbread decorating. Click here to RSVP.   Únase a nuestros estudiantes de ESL y Ciudadanía para una celebración diversa de las tradiciones navideñas de todo el mundo. Pedimos que cada invitado contribuya con un plato pequeño que represente una tradición…

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January 2020

Free
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Member Exclusive: Test a Tour

January 17, 2020 @ 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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Free
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Test a Tour

January 18, 2020
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One event on January 19, 2020 at 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. Be among 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. Tours are available 10:00 - 11:00 and 11:30 - 12:30. Free. Click here to select the date and time you'd like…

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Test a Tour

January 19, 2020
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One event on January 19, 2020 at 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. Be among 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. Tours are available 10:00 - 11:00 and 11:30 - 12:30. Free. Click here to select the date and time you'd like…

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Free
The House of the Seven Gables after a snowstorm - exterior image

Welcome Home Cape Ann

January 19, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Cape Ann residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich 2/23:…

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Free

Welcome Home Beverly

January 26, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Beverly residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich 2/23: Tri-Town…

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February 2020

Free
Snow covering the House of the Seven Gables in the winter of 2015.

Welcome Home Hamilton-Wenham

February 2, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Hamilton-Wenham residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich 2/23: Tri-Town…

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$10
Students and teacher at The Immigrant Learning Center in Malden

The Founding of the Immigrant Learning Center

February 4, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Diane Portnoy is founder and CEO of The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc. in Malden, MA as well as the author of Immigrant Struggles, Immigrant Gifts. Ms. Portnoy will talk about the founding of her organization that now serves hundreds of local immigrants and refugees in the Greater Boston area. She'll be sharing her career highlights, challenges, and her own story of becoming a US Citizen. $10; Free for Gables' members. Enterprising Women: The 19th Amendment to the Constitution guarantees and…

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Free

Salem’s So Sweet

February 8, 2020
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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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 8. Check out Salem Main Streets for all of the 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.) Family Valentine Crafts: Join…

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Welcome Home Ipswich

February 9, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Ipswich residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich 2/23: Tri-Town…

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Man talking with family at the Living History lab at the House of the Seven Gables.

February Vacation Fun: Constructing History

February 15, 2020 - February 23, 2020
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Come in out of the cold and explore how they built houses in Colonial Massachusetts at The House of the Seven Gables. What worked best? What failed? How did they learn from their mistakes? Put on your thinking cap AND hard hat as you… - Learn about the tools of the trade and which materials they used most. - Experiment with different construction techniques at each of our hands-on stations using popular building toys. - Fold and decorate your own…

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The House of the Seven Gables after a snowstorm - exterior image

Welcome Home Tri-Town

February 23, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Boxford, Middleton, and Topsfield residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9:…

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March 2020

Welcome Home Danvers

March 1, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Danvers residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich 2/23: Tri-Town…

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Welcome Home Peabody

March 8, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Peabody residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich 2/23: Tri-Town…

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$10
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The Life and Work of Lydia Pinkham

March 11, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Local historian Irene Axelrod will share the incredible tale of the life of Lydia Pinkham and her role as an international enterprising woman. $10; Free for Gables' members. Enterprising Women: The 19th Amendment to the Constitution guarantees and protects a woman’s right to vote. To honor the 100th anniversary of this historic milestone, The House of the Seven Gables will celebrate the enterprising spirit of women and their continuing impact with a year of special events. Image courtesy of Wednesdayswomen.com

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The exterior of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion with American flag

Welcome Home Swampscott

March 15, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Swampscott residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich 2/23: Tri-Town…

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The exterior of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion

Welcome Home Lynn/Nahant

March 22, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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The House of the Seven Gables will be welcoming residents to be a part of community tours of the famed Turner-Ingersoll mansion. Free guided tours will be available with a valid i.d. Tour times vary throughout the day. Our family-friendly Living History Labs will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Free for Lynn and Nahant residents with valid i.d. For more information, call 978-306-7003. Other Welcome Home Days include: 1/19: Cape Ann 1/26: Beverly 2/2: Hamilton-Wenham 2/9: Ipswich…

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Free
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New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Film and Community Conversation Series

March 25, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants in the United States. Their stories provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to the culture, economy and social fabric of the United States. Join us to see these 10 unique films made by 10 immigrants. Each film will be followed by a community conversation about a variety of topics related to immigration. Click…

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Caroline Emmerton solo photograph

Salem Women’s History Day

March 29, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join lead interpreter and author of the book, “Caroline Emmerton: An Unbounded Vision,” David Moffat, for a special lecture, “Caroline Emmerton: A Woman of Letters.” Inspired both by his research for the 2016 exhibit at The House of the Seven Gables and the archival collection of Emmerton’s letters, Mr. Moffat’s lecture will highlight an impressive side of Caroline Emmerton, founder of The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association. This event is free for Gables members and Salem residents. $10…

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April 2020

Free
A collage of images for the New Immigrant and Refugee Visions Film and Conversation Series

New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Film and Community Conversation Series

April 15, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants in the United States. Their stories provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to the culture, economy and social fabric of the United States. Join us to see these 10 unique films made by 10 immigrants. Each film will be followed by a community conversation about a variety of topics related to immigration.  …

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Caroline Emmerton is standing talking to children as they write around a table in the House of the Seven Gables.

April Vacation Adventure: Miss Emmerton’s Settlement House

April 18, 2020 - April 26, 2020
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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In 1916, Caroline Emmerton’s Settlement House served the immigrant families living in the neighborhood of the museum. The children often attended classes that taught household and industrial skills like cooking, woodworking, sewing, and gardening. Join us April 18 – 26 from 11:00 to 3:00 for our Living History Labs, featuring hands-on activities based on Settlement House programs of the early 20th century. Play both scientist and historian in ‘lab experiments’ where you practice your sewing, work on your paper folding…

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Happy Birthday, Miss Emmerton

April 21, 2020
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Join Caroline Emmerton on her birthday as she oversees hands-on activities based on her early Settlement programs. Chat about her thoughts on restoring the House of the Seven Gables in 1910 and her vision for the organization's "future". Ongoing 10:00-12:00 & 1:00-3:00.

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May 2020

Salem Ancestry Days

Salem Ancestry Days: Family Reunion

May 1, 2020 - May 4, 2020
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Are you a Turner or Ingersoll? Hawthorne or Emmerton? Maybe even an Upton? If you are connected by family lines to our story at The House of the Seven Gables, we would love to meet you. Join during Salem Ancestry Days. We'll ask you to fill out a short form and bring along any special pictures or stories you'd like to share. You and a guest are then welcome to join us for a guided tour to learn more about…

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$10
A primer with cursive writing

Salem Ancestry Days: Kids and Cursive

May 1, 2020 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Until recently, the preferred penmanship was cursive writing. If you'd like to look back through your family's history, wouldn't it be nice to be able to read it all? Would you like to know what people 100 years ago were writing? Join us for a kid-friendly cursive writing workshop! Free for members; $10 non-member family (up to three children 12 and under)

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A collage of images for the New Immigrant and Refugee Visions Film and Conversation Series

New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Film and Community Conversation Series

May 6, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants in the United States. Their stories provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to the culture, economy and social fabric of the United States. Join us to see these 10 unique films made by 10 immigrants. Each film will be followed by a community conversation about a variety of topics related to immigration. Click…

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Memorial Day

May 25, 2020
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 Memorial 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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June 2020

Full Moon Yoga

June 3, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Rebel Yell Yoga will host a summer yoga series on our seaside lawn. It will be a magical night with proceeds benefiting The Gables.

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

17th Century Saturdays – June

June 6, 2020
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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On June 6, The Gables will be offering free garden passes as part of a region-wide open house. The garden pass allows visitors to explore the seaside gardens, learn about the National Historic Landmark District with the UniGuide app, participate in a Living History Lab at the 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House, and wander through the c.1655 Becket House, now home to our Museum Store. Each month will feature a unique hands-on history demonstration between 10:00-4:00. Guided tours of The Gables are…

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A collage of images for the New Immigrant and Refugee Visions Film and Conversation Series

New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Film and Community Conversation Series

June 10, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants in the United States. Their stories provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to the culture, economy and social fabric of the United States. Join us to see these 10 unique films made by 10 immigrants. Each film will be followed by a community conversation about a variety of topics related to immigration.  …

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July 2020

Full Moon Yoga

July 6, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Rebel Yell Yoga will host a summer yoga series on our seaside lawn. It will be a magical night with proceeds benefiting The Gables.

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The entrance to the Museum Store | Retire Beckett House

17th Century Saturdays – July

July 11, 2020
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Check out our unique offerings during the region-wide 17th Century Saturdays events with Visit North of Boston. 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. Each month will feature a unique hands-on history demonstration between 10:00-4:00. All activities are included with general admission. For more information about 17th Century Saturday events around the region, please visit www.northofboston.org.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

July 11, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - July 12, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

July 12, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - July 13, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Free
A collage of images for the New Immigrant and Refugee Visions Film and Conversation Series

New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Film and Community Conversation Series

July 15, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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New Immigrant and Refugee Visions is a collection of documentary films by and about new immigrants in the United States. Their stories provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to the culture, economy and social fabric of the United States. Join us to see these 10 unique films made by 10 immigrants. Each film will be followed by a community conversation about a variety of topics related to immigration. Click…

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

July 18, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - July 19, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

July 19, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - July 20, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

July 25, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - July 26, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

July 26, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - July 27, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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August 2020

The gardens and grounds at The House of the Seven Gables Museum Campus

17th Century Saturdays – August

August 1, 2020
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Check out our unique offerings during the region-wide 17th Century Saturdays events with Visit North of Boston. Activities include guided tours of the 1668 Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, Living History Labs: Family Navigation Game in the 1682 Hooper-Hathaway House, and unique shopping in the Museum Store, located in the c.1655 Retire Beckett House. Each month will feature a unique hands-on history demonstration between 10:00-4:00. All activities are included with general admission. For more information about 17th Century Saturday events around the region,…

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 1, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - August 2, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 2, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - August 3, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Full Moon Yoga

August 5, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Rebel Yell Yoga will host a summer yoga series on our seaside lawn. It will be a magical night with proceeds benefiting The Gables.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 8, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - August 9, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 9, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - August 10, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 15, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - August 16, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 16, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - August 17, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 22, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - August 23, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 23, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - August 24, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 29, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - August 30, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

August 30, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - August 31, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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September 2020

Full Moon Yoga

September 2, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Rebel Yell Yoga will host a summer yoga series on our seaside lawn. It will be a magical night with proceeds benefiting The Gables.

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Great room of the Hooper Hathaway House

17th Century Saturdays – September

September 5, 2020
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Check out our unique offerings during the region-wide 17th Century Saturdays events with Visit North of Boston. 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. Each month will feature a unique hands-on history demonstration between 10:00-4:00. All activities are included with general admission. For more information about 17th Century Saturday events around the region, please visit www.northofboston.org.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 5, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - September 6, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 6, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - September 7, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 12, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - September 13, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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2018 Taste of The Gables attendees

Taste of the Gables

September 13, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Save-the-date for our annual fun and fundraiser event!

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 13, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - September 14, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 19, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - September 20, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 20, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - September 21, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 26, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - September 27, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

September 27, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - September 28, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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October 2020

The Hooper Hathaway House and Well out front of the house on a sunny day

17th Century Saturdays – October

October 3, 2020
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Check out our unique offerings during the region-wide 17th Century Saturdays events with Visit North of Boston. 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. Each month will feature a unique hands-on history demonstration between 10:00-4:00. All activities are included with general admission. For more information about 17th Century Saturday events around the region, please visit www.northofboston.org.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 3, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - October 4, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 4, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - October 5, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Little monsters visit The House of the Seven Gables

Wicked Wednesdays

October 7, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, repeating until October 29, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Families receive a packet of information from John Turner II, allowing them to navigate the property with compass in hand. There is something to learn at each port that must be recorded in their ship’s log. Ongoing between 10:00-7:00. Included with paid admission. From 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. up to two kids (17 and under) are admitted for free with every full-priced adult ticket purchased.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 10, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - October 11, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 11, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - October 12, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Little monsters visit The House of the Seven Gables

Wicked Wednesdays

October 14, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, repeating until October 29, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Families receive a packet of information from John Turner II, allowing them to navigate the property with compass in hand. There is something to learn at each port that must be recorded in their ship’s log. Ongoing between 10:00-7:00. Included with paid admission. From 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. up to two kids (17 and under) are admitted for free with every full-priced adult ticket purchased.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 17, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - October 18, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 18, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - October 19, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Little monsters visit The House of the Seven Gables

Wicked Wednesdays

October 21, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, repeating until October 29, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Families receive a packet of information from John Turner II, allowing them to navigate the property with compass in hand. There is something to learn at each port that must be recorded in their ship’s log. Ongoing between 10:00-7:00. Included with paid admission. From 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. up to two kids (17 and under) are admitted for free with every full-priced adult ticket purchased.

Find out more »
Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 24, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - October 25, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 25, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - October 26, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Little monsters visit The House of the Seven Gables

Wicked Wednesdays

October 28, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, repeating until October 29, 2020

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

Families receive a packet of information from John Turner II, allowing them to navigate the property with compass in hand. There is something to learn at each port that must be recorded in their ship’s log. Ongoing between 10:00-7:00. Included with paid admission. From 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. up to two kids (17 and under) are admitted for free with every full-priced adult ticket purchased.

Find out more »
Living History Lab

Living History Lab

October 31, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - November 1, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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November 2020

Living History Lab

Living History Lab

November 1, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - November 2, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 2, 2020

The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Young visitors are invited to play both historians and scientists as they explore the challenges and joys of ‘experimenting’ with various labors of the past. Their ‘field notes’ help to evaluate their experiences. Ongoing Saturdays & Sundays between 11:00-3:00. Included with paid admission.

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Free Admission for Veterans

November 11, 2020
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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$20
Lizzie Magie and an early Monopoly board

MONOPOLY Tournament

November 21, 2020 @ 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
The House of the Seven Gables, 115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Go to The Gables. Go Directly to The Gables for our inaugural MONOPOLY Tournament. Did you know that the precursor to MONOPOLY was called "The Landlords' Game" and was created by Elizabeth Magie? Bring your competitive spirit for a chance to win prizes and have some fun. All proceeds from this event will support The Gables' mission. Adult competition begins at 9:30 a.m. 12 and under competition begins at 2:00 p.m.

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