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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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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
Really enjoyed walking around the outside and getting a good look at the architecture. The visitor center had some interesting displays about the process of archaeological discovery and preservation. The gift shop was super cute, and the woman working there was friendly and well-informed. The...More
It was a rainy day but the tour was a good one. We learned a lot of great information, the tour size was quite large so it was difficult to get in the designated areas to hear all of the information. Afterwards we were allowed...More
We had heard of the book, The House of the Seven Gables, but hadn't read it. The tour inspired us to read the book and also gave us a look at some of the history of the New England area and the founding of the...More
I went there last year on a Roadtrip...we didnt waited long til the Tour through the House started. You get very Good Informations about the House of the Seven Gables and about the People who lived here. In front theres a big parking Lot with...More
We were in Boston for a conference and decided to take a trip to Salem. Had done a little research before the trip and knew this was the place to start. Our group was 11 people of all ages.. high school age was probably the...More
Date of experience: February 2019
H7G, Public Relations Manager at The House of the Seven Gables, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
We're so happy you had a wonderful time with us! I hope you'll come back and visit us and our gardens in the summer! Thank you for taking the time to share a review.
I did watch the 1940's movie before going which definitely helped. The reason why.. the owner of the house Caroline Emmerton in 1910 renovated the house to look like what was depicted in Nathaniel Hawthorne's book "The House of the Seven Gables". she even added...More
We didn't really know what to visit in Salem as we only had one day and didn't really fancy the over hyped witchy places. As it was a quiet weekday in December we were the only people touring the house, which made it much more...More
Date of experience: December 2018
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H7G, Public Relations Manager at The House of the Seven Gables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019
Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us during your holiday! We're so glad that you had an enjoyable experience. If you find yourself across the pond, we hope you'll come back!
Beautiful Historic House
Wonderful tour! Very interesting. The guide was very knowledgable.
The hidden staircase was exciting (albeit a little claustrophobic)
The grounds/gardens are beautiful.
Nice gift shop