Visited the house on a very wet day and most of this site is under cover. We received a well presented tour containing interesting local history and stories.
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We recently took a tour of the House of Seven Gables - what a treat. Our tour guide took us around the house and provided lots of historical facts about it. The weather was great and we thoroughly enjoyed viewing the house that Nathaniel Hawthorne...More
Thanks for your review of The Gables! We're so happy you had a good time here and hope the rest of your Salem experience was wonderful.
This was the highlight of our Salem trip. I won't ruin the surprise but you see/do a lot of really cool things. What a wonderful preservation of history!
Not a place for kid but adults would benefit from the tour guide. It's right on the waterfront. I would advise using GPS rather than the tour maps, they aren't accurate. My wife loved the House of 7 Gables so I'm happy. It opens at...More
The House of Seven Gables is a fascinating tour. We had a great tour guide that really made the stories come to life. It was really thrilling to be near parts of history, especially the items belonging to Nathaniel Hawthorne and the rooms he likely...More
Thanks for your thorough review! We're so happy you enjoyed your experience!
Loved being in a building this old. Great information, very interesting rooms. Loved being to see all of the hidden rooms. Suggest reading the book first, I think it would add some interesting details.
My husband and I drove from Ohio and really enjoyed ourselves here. The attic was out favorite room because you can see all of the original beams and floors. The secret staircase was cool also!
Thanks for your kind review! We're so happy you enjoyed the site and your time at The Gables!