Plan Your Visit

It’s a great time to visit The Gables – your way!

Click on the images above to make reservations or to learn more about:

  • Semi-Private Guided Tours (starting November 27)

  • Grounds Passes (November 12 – January 3)

  • Virtual Tour Packages

We are excited to welcome you, but ask that you review the following guidelines before purchasing your tickets:

  • COVID-19 Safety Precautions: The House of the Seven Gables is following all state and local guidance for COVID-19. All visitors must wear suitable face covering at all times and maintain 6 feet of physical distance from our staff. Visitors who don’t comply may be asked to leave without a refund.
  • On-time arrival: Due to capacity restraints, we cannot accept late arrivals. No refunds will be offered for late arrivals.
  • Pets not allowed: Only certified, trained service animals are allowed to accompany visitors to The House of the Seven Gables. Pets are not allowed.
  • No refunds: All sales are final. Refunds are not available.

Each experience has additional disclaimers and information.
A ticket purchase signifies agreement to all disclaimers and an acknowledgment that all sales are final.

The House of the Seven Gables with snow

House of Seven Gables Hours

September 21 - November 25, 2020

ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED

Grounds-only open with no interior access except for restrooms and the Museum Store.
Admission will include historic site access, an audio tour for your own device about the site, and a link for the Virtual Tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion.

Daily
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

November 27, 2020 - January 3, 2021

ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED

- Grounds-only open with no interior access except for restrooms and the Museum Store. Admission includes historic site access, an audio tour for your own device about the site, and a link for the Virtual Tour of the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion.
- Semi-private guided tour package includes access to historic site, restrooms, and Museum Store. Admission includes up to a 60-minute tour of The House of the Seven Gables and exploration time in the Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace.

Friday - Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Gables will be OPEN for all experiences 12/28-12/31.

January 4 - 14, 2021

Closed for annual preservation and maintenance projects.

January 15 - February 28, 2021

TBD

March 1 - June 30, 2021

TBD

July 1 - December 31, 2021

TBD

Rates

Semi-Private Guided Tour Package .......... $25
Advance Purchase Grounds Pass .......... $5.00
Grounds Pass .......... $7.00
Children Under 5 ......... Free
Gables Members .......... FREE
*Must be accompanied by an adult
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Free experiences for Salem residents

Salem residents can enjoy free admission to The House of the Seven Gables. Use discount code 01970OCT2020 to reserve your tickets.

If you do not provide proof of residency, you will need to pay full price. Valid proof of residency includes a state-issued photo ID with a current address, Salem Public Schools ID, or Salem State University ID.

GETTING TO THE GABLES

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

VISITOR GUIDELINES

When planning a visit to The House of Seven Gables, here’s everything you’ll need to know. If you have any questions when preparing for your visit, please reach out to our staff and we can assist you. By visiting The House of the Seven Gables, you agreed to follow our Visitor Guidelines.

Additional safety measures will be in place to ensure a healthy experience for our staff and visitors. Compliance with these regulations will be required. We reserve the right to refuse visitors who do not comply with our safety regulations.

INTERNATIONAL GUESTS

The House of the Seven Gables offers an interactive site map in Brazilian Portuguese, Cantonese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish.

PHOTOGRAPHY POLICY

To allow for the enjoyment of all visitors to The House of the Seven Gables and to help us care for our buildings, collections, and landscapes, we appreciate your compliance with our guidelines for personal and professional photography. Personal/recreational photography is candid, souvenir-type photography using a non-paid photographer. The photographs are not to be used commercially. Recreational photography for personal use is allowed during guided tours, with the exception of the month of October. Professional photography is any session using a paid photographer or any professional-style shoot, including wedding, family, or special event portraits. Professional photography is permitted when approved in advance, requires a signed contract between the photographer and The Gables along with a certificate of insurance.

The House of the Seven Gables may photograph or film its events and public programs. Unless you notify the photographer on site otherwise, your attendance at an event or program grants The House of the Seven Gables permission to display and/or publish any photographs in which you appear. For any questions, please contact jarrison@7gables.org. Click here to review our full policy.

ACCESSIBILITY/LIMITED MOBILITY

Due to the nature of the architecture at The Gables’ campus, our historic house museums are not wheelchair accessible. Our visitor center, restrooms, Colonial Revival gardens, grounds, and a portion of our Museum Store are wheelchair accessible. Information is available for visitors that cannot access our historic house museums.

Tours and performances last approximately 30-40 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.