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Field Trips

We are accepting bookings for field trips and education programs.

Due to staffing issues and continued public health concerns, we encourage large field trips groups to consider our gardens and grounds experience. The Gables is also offering an online, hands-on education program that can be adapted for remote and classroom learners.

Group Tours

  • A 45-minute guided tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion (The House of the Seven Gables)
  • A visit to the Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace
  • Family fun at Kid’s Cove at the Counting House
  • A stroll through the Colonial Revival seaside gardens
  • Narrated tour of the gardens, grounds, and waterfront available on your personal device.
Group Tours

Education Programs

  • Unique, grade-level learning experiences at our National Historic Landmark District museum campus.
  • Pre-visit resource guides
  • Hands-on experiences
Education Programs

Rates vary for group tours and education programs. Please visit the pages to see what the best match for your budget is and to schedule your visit to The Gables.


  • (2022) Large groups will tour The House of the Seven Gables in tours of 15 people every 5 minutes.
  • Group rates apply to 10 or more guests.
  • Discount rates are not available on holidays and weekends in October.
  • Student Groups: One chaperone per 10 students is complimentary and required for admittance. Chaperones must stay with their assigned students at all times.
  • For the courtesy and safety of other guests and the historic property, we ask that all backpacks and large bags be left on the bus until after the visit. Exceptions to this policy are chaperones or students transporting necessary medical or personal items.


The House of the Seven Gables
115 Derby Street
Salem, Mass 01970

Limited motor coach parking is available free of charge in our private lot for the duration of your visit. For motor coach directions and other parking in Salem, click here.