April Vacation: Living History Lab at the Gables

Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young-at-heart to learn about history through a unique set of experiments.

Living History Labs take place daily through April Vacation week. Activities and location vary daily. This is included with your regular admission to The Gables. Click here for rates, hours, and information.

Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables.

April Vacation: Living History Lab at the Gables

Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young-at-heart to learn about history through a unique set of experiments.

Living History Labs take place daily through April Vacation week. Activities and location vary daily. This is included with your regular admission to The Gables. Click here for rates, hours, and information.

Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables.

April Vacation: Living History Lab at the Gables

Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young-at-heart to learn about history through a unique set of experiments.

Living History Labs take place daily through April Vacation week. Activities and location vary daily. This is included with your regular admission to The Gables. Click here for rates, hours, and information.

Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables.

April Vacation: Living History Lab at the Gables

Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young-at-heart to learn about history through a unique set of experiments.

Living History Labs take place daily through April Vacation week. Activities and location vary daily. This is included with your regular admission to The Gables. Click here for rates, hours, and information.

Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables.

April Vacation: Living History Lab at the Gables

Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young-at-heart to learn about history through a unique set of experiments.

Living History Labs take place daily through April Vacation week. Activities and location vary daily. This is included with your regular admission to The Gables. Click here for rates, hours, and information.

Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables.

April Vacation: Living History Lab at the Gables

Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young-at-heart to learn about history through a unique set of experiments.

Living History Labs take place daily through April Vacation week. Activities and location vary daily. This is included with your regular admission to The Gables. Click here for rates, hours, and information.

Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables.

April Vacation: Living History Lab at the Gables

Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young-at-heart to learn about history through a unique set of experiments.

Living History Labs take place daily through April Vacation week. Activities and location vary daily. This is included with your regular admission to The Gables. Click here for rates, hours, and information.

Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables.

April Vacation: Living History Lab at the Gables

Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young-at-heart to learn about history through a unique set of experiments.

Living History Labs take place daily through April Vacation week. Activities and location vary daily. This is included with your regular admission to The Gables. Click here for rates, hours, and information.

Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables.

April Vacation: Living History Lab at the Gables

Try your hand at history! The Living History Lab hands-on history program at The House of the Seven Gables allows the young and young-at-heart to learn about history through a unique set of experiments.

Living History Labs take place daily through April Vacation week. Activities and location vary daily. This is included with your regular admission to The Gables. Click here for rates, hours, and information.

Admission is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables.

April Vacation Poetry Workshop for Kids

Celebrate Nathaniel Hawthorne and National Poetry Month! Join the Witch City Writers to dissect Hawthorne’s poem “The Ocean” and learn a bit about how to write a poem. Get inspired by the view of Salem Harbor from the House of the Seven Gables and then try your best to come up with a tongue-twisting, ocean-themed poem of your own.

This April Vacation event will also include and lesson about our local oceans with Greater Atlantic Region Fisheries educators from Gloucester.

Light snacks will be provided.

This event is $5/child or $10/family. The workshop is free for household members of The Gables and for members of the Witch City Writers.

Click here to reserve a place for your family.  For more information, email jarrison@7gables.org, or call 978-744-0991 ext. 152.

February Vacation at the Gables: Constructing History

Put your thinking cap on during February Vacation week and explore how people built houses in Colonial Massachusetts. What worked best?  What failed? How did they learn from their mistakes?

In this hands-on activity, kids will:

  • Learn about the tools of the trade and which materials they used most.
  • Experiment with different construction techniques at each of our workshop stations using popular building toys.
  • Fold and decorate your own paper house to take home.

Join us daily at 11:30 & 1:30 for Why Do We Have Gables? to explore which parts of historic buildings are the strongest.  Kids will be making shapes with their hands and bodies in this fun, interactive program.

School vacation programming is included with admission to The Gables. Click here for hours, rates, and information. 

The program is free for Salem residents with valid i.d. and members of The House of the Seven Gables.

February Vacation at the Gables: Constructing History

Put your thinking cap on during February Vacation week and explore how people built houses in Colonial Massachusetts. What worked best?  What failed? How did they learn from their mistakes?

In this hands-on activity, kids will:

  • Learn about the tools of the trade and which materials they used most.
  • Experiment with different construction techniques at each of our workshop stations using popular building toys.
  • Fold and decorate your own paper house to take home.

Join us daily at 11:30 & 1:30 for Why Do We Have Gables? to explore which parts of historic buildings are the strongest.  Kids will be making shapes with their hands and bodies in this fun, interactive program.

School vacation programming is included with admission to The Gables. Click here for hours, rates, and information. 

The program is free for Salem residents with valid i.d. and members of The House of the Seven Gables.

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