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Discover The House of the Seven Gables. Built in 1668, this National Historic Landmark is a treasure of American history. Professional guides welcome guests year round for a remarkable journey that explores Salem's maritime history, architecture...more
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Julie was our excellent tour guide who shared her thorough knowledge of the house’s history and the various owners and occupants. She also placed the house, the novel named after it, and its restoration in the broader context of Salem’s history. It takes less than...More
The House of Seven Gables is not only a fun place to visit, it is representative of a true historical gem. It’s very architecture speaks of literary, biographical, and cultural values that inform the early history of colonial America and the special role Salem plays...More
We had a fabulous time and had it not been for our Go pass likely would have missed. The curator was amazing and gave a wonderful custom tour of the home. My family loved the experience of seeing this 300 year old historical mansion and...More
We came in what’s considered the “off season” due to the cold temperatures. I’m so pleased we did, as there were virtually no tourists in town. We were the only ones on a guided tour with Michael, who seemed to know all of the aswers...More
My cousin and I throughly enjoyed learning the story behind the story. Beautiful and a delightful tour. I appreciate the history and the effort that went into creating this interesting home. If you know the book and the author, it’s a must stop and a...More
Date of experience: October 2018
H7G, Public Relations Manager at The House of the Seven Gables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
Thanks for paying us a visit! We're happy you enjoyed!
I recommend asking when the least people come for tours so you don't get over crowded during your visit. There is so much to learn and see that you won't want to miss. The home itsself is lovely but the history behind it makes it...More