Accessibility/Limited Mobility

Bird on historic vintage wallpaperDue to the nature of their historic architecture The House of the Seven Gables, the Nathaniel Hawthorne Birthplace, and the Hooper-Hathaway House are not wheelchair accessible.  Our Visitor Center and restrooms, Colonial Revival Gardens, museum grounds and a portion of the museum store are wheelchair accessible.

Tours and performances last approximately 30-40 minutes and take place on multiple levels in our 17th- and 18th-century houses.  Visitors are standing, walking, or climbing stairs during these experiences.  Information is available about the rooms for those that cannot access any portion of the tour.