If it is your first time in Salem you should visit this house. It was a great attraction and worth the money.
We drove back to town just to see the House of Seven Gables and I am SO glad we did. I loved the tour. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and the tour was very interesting. The gardens were absolutely beautiful! The scary moment was trying to climb up the secret staircase to the second floor....wow....didn't think we were going... More
While in Boston decided to take a side trip to Salem, Massachusetts Saw a street sign for the House of Seven Gables. Together with niece and sister in law took the guided tour. Tours are limited in numbers of participants so be prepared to wait for your turn. While waiting there are other places on the site to visit. The... More
For The History Or Literature Buff, This Is Wonderful! Our Children, Aged 14 And 10, Rated This The Best Part Of Our Trip. Our Guide Was Wonderful And, Very Obviously, Well educated. Our Children Bought The Book On The Way Out - How Can You Beat That?
I recently took my 11 year old niece to The House of the Seven Gables. We both loved it! We took the guided tour (and experienced the secret stairwell!) and then were "set free" on the premises for some great interactive experiences where she could pretend she was an 11 year old living a couple of hundred years ago, sailing... More
Going through this house was truly like going back in time. We were guided through the tiny rooms and squeezed up the tiny secret staircase. It was scary and fun. Beautiful, original decor. You have to see the House of 7 Gables...it's history in your face!
Visiting Salem this day - had a couple of other attractions in mind. This one was nearby and we were too early for the other one, so we decided to take the tour. I am so glad we did! Our guide, Mary, was very knowledgable and while there were only three in this particular tour, she gave us a good... More
We werent sure if we wanted to tour the home initially but on the recommodation of a museum guide we stopped over for the last tour of the evening. The history of the home and the numerous changes and the seemingly influence by Nathaniel Hawthorne's writing revealed several secret passages and wine storage areas? Nathaniel's childhood home has been moved... More
The grounds are beautiful and the architecture from the era is amazing. The tour was informative, but I wish there was more to it. This is one of the better sites in Salem.
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