SALEM — Families are invited to The House of the Seven Gables’ hands-on history program — Living History Labs — on weekends through October. Set aside a few hours of special time with friends and loved ones to join in and learn about the region’s history. The Museum staff has developed fun, Gable’s-oriented experiments for all to try. Living History Labs are scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4:30 p.m. from July 1 through October on Saturdays and Sundays. Come often! Activities and locations vary daily.
Living History Labs are included with Museum admission, which is free for Salem residents and members of The Gables. The Museum’s current exhibition, ”Life and Labor Over Four Centuries at The House of the Seven Gables,” on view in the Visitor Center, is free and open to the public. For rates, hours and more details, please visit www.7Gables.org.
About The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association
The mission of The House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association is to preserve The Gables’ National Historic Landmark and leverage its power as an icon of American culture to engage diverse audiences and provide education opportunities for the local immigrant community.
This year The House of the Seven Gables explores life and labor over four centuries on the historic museum campus. Special programming includes an interactive exhibition, lectures, conversations and family programming. All programs are designed to share the history of work using The House of the Seven Gables as a model for both ordinary and extraordinary jobs.
Living History Labs, at The House of the Seven Gables, are favorite activities for families. Everyone takes part in hands-on experiments as they learn about history.
Event link on The Gables’ website: https://7gables.org/event/living-history-labs-3/
Event link on The Gables’ Facebook page: http://bit.ly/2tC8NvW