The House of the Seven Gables

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Make The Gables your Fourth of July destination for breathtaking views and merriment. Please feel free to bring your own picnic, blanket, and lawn chairs for a front-row seat to the City of Salem’s extraordinary fireworks display over the harbor. A cash bar will be available from 5:00 pm – 9:15 pm. (Sorry, due to city ordinances no BYOB and no glass containers.)

Registration: contact Allison at 978-306-7005 or afrench@7gables.org.

New in 2019:

Between 5PM & 7:30PM, shop at our museum store and save! 20% off for general members, 30% off for Patron Level or higher. (this night only)

Too busy to pack a picnic? Pre-order a fresh and healthy picnic from Ferreira Foods to be delivered directly to you at the Gables.

As in years past, Nathaniel Hawthorne will be strolling around the seaside lawn and serving cake in honor of his birthday. This is an invitation-only event. Please bring your invitation or membership card.

**This event is FREE for members of The House of the Seven Gables and $10 for guests of members. We invite you to join us!
On select weekend nights in October, step into the world of Salem author Nathaniel Hawthorne as you experience two dramatic theatrical performances played out within historic houses connected directly to Hawthorne himself. The Legacy of the Hanging Judge and Spirits of The Gables were created in 2001 by local writer Anne Lucas and have been performed on October weekends since then.
Learn more about October Performances

Performances begin every five or ten minutes and last for 35 minutes. When purchasing a combination ticket, be sure to schedule your performance start times at least 50 minutes apart to ensure that you will make it to your second performance. For questions, please contact our staff at 978-744-0991 x153 or groups@7Gables.org.
Hawthorne's work has inspired Hollywood since 1908. Join us at The House of the Seven Gables as we roll out the red carpet and explore three of these films as part of our POP! Goes The Gables exhibition. Please visit 7gables.org for details about each film.

Single tickets include entry to one film.

The POP! pass includes entry, a popcorn, and a soft drink for each film in the series.
2019 Taste of The Gables Confirmation

Thank you for making your reservation for the 7th Annual Taste of The Gables.

- Mingle with friends and sample delicious offerings from nearly twenty chefs and vendors.
- Raise a paddle at our thrilling live auction or try your luck at the silent auction table, featuring unique experiences & items.
- NEW for 2019! Enjoy wonderful musical and magical entertainment.
- Support The Gables’ mission to educate our community, including newly arrived immigrant families, and preserve our historic campus.

Please contact Pilar Garro at 978-306-7014 or pgarro@7gables.org for additional information.


In 1692 the Salem Witch Trials wrought havoc on a small New England Community. Relive these events - in their own words! This show takes place in the Nathaniel Hawthorne birth house, where you will be interrogated by magistrate, John Hathorne, Hawthorne's great-great grandfather, who is infamous for his role in the condemnation and deaths of suspected witches. From there, encounter the tormented, the accused and their accusers in this interactive theatrical experience. Beware, you may find yourself being accused of "writing in the devil's book!"
Learn more about October Performances

Performances begin every five or ten minutes and last for 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. When purchasing a combination ticket, be sure to schedule your performance start times at least 50 minutes to ensure that you will make it to your second performance. For questions, please contact our staff at 978-744-0991 x153 or groups@7Gables.org.
Guilt! Greed! Revenge! Enter the world of Nathaniel Hawthorne's burdened characters from his classic The House of the Seven Gables, as they haunt the hallways of their eerie mansion. Witness two families entangled in a curse as Matthew Maule condemns Colonel Pyncheon with the very words destined to become his fate and follow his family for nearly 150 years; "God will give you blood to drink!" Travel through this house at your own risk, for as long as there is a Pyncheon descendant inside, only darkness and death will fill its walls.
Learn more about October Performances

Performances begin every five or ten minutes and last for 35 minutes. Last performance begins at closing. When purchasing a combination ticket, be sure to schedule your performance start times at least 50 minutes to ensure that you will make it to your second performance. For questions, please contact our staff at 978-744-0991 x153 or groups@7Gables.org.
Salem resident Jack Butterworth is a retired newspaper reporter, a former comic book writer and a collector of comic book art. Using pages of original art from The House of the Seven Gables and other Classics Illustrated publications, he will explore the story behind the comics and the company.