The House of the Seven Gables

Attraction, Museum, Nonprofit

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Since 1910, The Gables has provided residents of Salem and visitors from around the world with a nationally recognized museum campus that educates visitors about early American architecture, Salem’s maritime history, and the literary legacy of Nathaniel Hawthorne, all while delivering community-based services to immigrant families.

Revenue from ticket and shop sales, along with philanthropic dollars, is used to fund the fulfillment of a multifaceted mission to preserve and interpret our historic structures and provide needed services to the community.


115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970

(978) 744-0991

(978) 741-4350

Additional Information


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 last approximately 45 minutes and take place on multiple levels in historic houses from the 1600s and 1700s. 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.


There is free parking on a first-come, first-serve basis. Parking is limited to your tour time and parking passes will be provided during the October season. Towing will be enforced if abused.

Public Hours

Please see for current hours of operation, as it changes seasonally.

Public Admission Fees

Please see for pricing, as it changes seasonally.



The House of the Seven Gables

115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970

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