Plan Your Visit


General site admission includes:

  • A 35 – 40 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 and seasonal Living History Labs
  • A stroll through the Colonial Revival seaside gardens
  • Audio tour of the gardens, grounds, and waterfront through the UniGuide App, available on your personal phone or tablet.

Guided tours are ongoing throughout the day, and are scheduled by demand. The final tour of the day begins at closing. Tickets for our guided tours are not sold in advance and are available at our Admissions Desk. For groups of 10 or more click here.

Tourists walking through the stone path to one of the old houses | Group Tours

House of Seven Gables Hours

June 28 – October 31, 2018

Open daily 10:00am – 7:00pm
July 4: Closed at 5:00 pm for Independence Day
September 16: Closed at 1:00 pm for Taste of the Gables

November 1 – December 31, 2018

Open daily 10:00am – 5:00pm
November 22: Closed for Thanksgiving
November 30: Closed at 2:00 pm for Christmas in Salem
December 1-2: The site will be open for attendees of Christmas in Salem
December 24: Closed at 2:00 pm for Christmas Eve
December 25: Closed for Christmas
December 31: Closed at 2:00 pm for New Year’s Eve

January 1 – January 10, 2019


January 11 – February 15, 2019

Closed on Wednesdays & Thursdays
Open 10:00 am-5:00pm Fridays – Tuesdays

February 16 – May 23, 2019

Open daily 10:00am – 5:00pm

May 24 – June 28, 2019

Open 10:00am – 7:00pm on Fridays & Saturdays
Open 10:00am – 5:00pm Sundays – Thursdays


Seniors (65+) ...........$15.00
College (with ID).......$15.00
Young Adult (13-18)..$13.00
Child (Age 5-12)........$11.00*
Child (Under 5)........ FREE*
*Must be accompanied by an adult
Outside doors of the Seaman's Visitor Center

Free Tours for Salem Residents

All year, residents of Salem will be able to enjoy free guided tours and stroll through the waterfront gardens of The House of the Seven Gables. The House of the Seven Gables has been dedicated to strengthening the community for more than a century, and would like to continue this mission by giving back to Salem residents. Just provide proof of residency to enjoy this wonderful offer.


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


The House of the Seven Gables offers written translations of The Gables tour in Brazilian Portuguese, Cantonese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish. Groups of 10 guests or less have the option to use audio tour wands in the above languages. To arrange for written tour translations for groups larger than 10 people click here.


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.