Museum of Seven Gables Worchester MA


54 Turner Street
Salem, Massachusetts


The House of Seven Gables, also know as the Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, is a historic house museum located in Salem, Massachusetts. The house was built in 1668 by John Turner and is best known for its connection to Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel "The House of Seven Gables," which was published in 1851. The novel is set in the fictional town of "Salem Village" and tells the story of a curse that befalls the Pyncheon family, who are the owners of a grand and ancient mansion known as the "House of Seven Gables." The novel is considered a classic of American literature and is said to have been inspired by the actual house in Salem.

The House of Seven Gables is open to the public and offers tours of the house, as well as exhibits on the history of Salem and the inspiration behind Hawthorne's novel. The house is also home to the Nathaniel Hawthorne birthplace, which is a replica of the house where Hawthorne was born. The House of Seven Gables is a National Historic Landmark and a museum dedicated to preserving the history of the house and its connection to Hawthorne's literature.

The House of the Seven Gables is the oldest surviving mansion in New England. It houses more than 2,000 artifacts and objects.

It's a great place to visit for those who are interested in American literature, history, and architecture.


For more information call (617) 495-3045


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