The House of the Seven Gables

Anyone who read Nathaniel Hawthorne's House of the Seven Gables may place their earliest sensations of life in early maritime New England upon that story.  The House of the Seven Gables in historic Salem, Massachusetts, offers three centuries of architecture, maritime history, and the literary legacy of Nathaniel Hawthorne.  Wander through Colonial revival gardens to the waterfront where panoramic views of Salem Harbor, the three-masted tall ship Friendship, and Derby Lighthouse inspires and stimulates your senses. Your visit isn’t complete without a trip to the Nathaniel Hawthorne House where the author’s life in Salem is preserved.

Closed: Thanksgiving and Christmas; Closes at 2:00 pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.
All holidays are subject to change without notice.

Directions: From Boston by train (30 minutes): Newburyport/Rockport line from North Station. Exit Salem Depot and walk toward Washington Street. Turn right onto Washington Street, left onto Derby Street. The house is a 20-minute walk from the depot.

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  • The House of the Seven Gables
  • 54 Turner St
  • Salem, MA 01970
  • 978-744-0991, ext. 116
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