Plan Your Visit

The House of the Seven Gables is currently closed to the public. Our reopening plans for winter and beyond are to be determined.

Our doors might be closed, but our staff is dedicated to offering virtual and online experiences. Our 2021 event calendar will be updated in the coming weeks. Stay connected with us on our social media channels (links above) for special live events and mini-tours

We look forward to welcoming you back to The House of the Seven Gables in 2021 and wish you health and well-being in the coming weeks and months.

The House of the Seven Gables with snow

House of Seven Gables Hours

December 19, 2020 - January 14, 2021

Closed for annual preservation and maintenance projects.

January 15 - February 28, 2021


March 1 - June 30, 2021


July 1 - December 31, 2021


- Gardens Experience will be 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.

January 1 - December 31, 2022


January 1 - December 31, 2023



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
drone image of historic site

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.


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


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.


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


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 Click here to review our full policy.


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.