Tours and Exhibits

All tours are appropriate for ages 6 and up. For a list of tours designed specifically for families, please visit the Kids and Family Events page .

Monday through Friday at 1pm
Saturdays at 12, 1, 2 and 3pm
Enjoy a guided tour of the mansion including views of the Great Stairs, Great Hall, Withdrawing Room, Breakfast Room, Billiard Room, Gentlemen's Sitting Room, Servant, and Family Chambers. $12, $6 ages 5-12, members free.

PLEASE NOTE: mansion tours are not available on the following days: New Year's Day, July 4th (Independence Day), Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the Friday following, December 13, 17, 18, 19 and 20, and Christmas Day.

Full Moon Tour: Warm and Cozy
Friday, January 2, 7:30 pm.
Take a tour of the mansion and hear how people kept warm in the early 19th century. You'll see the principle rooms of the mansion including the library, grat hall, and billiard room. $15, $10 members and ages 5 t0 12. Order now .

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tour
Monday, January 19 from 10:00 am to 12 noon
Join a tour the mansion with a focus on author, abolitionist, and butler to the Gores Robert Roberts. The tour includes views of the Great Stairs, Dining Parlor, Withdrawing Room, Great Hall, and Butler's Chamber. Tours are ongoing and last approximately 20 minutes. Admission is $5 per person. Gore Place members admitted free of charge. No reservations necessary.

“My Farm at Waltham”: The Gore Place App
The Gore Place app is an engaging self-guided tour of the grounds that shares the story of the landscape and farming in early New England. Walk around the 45 acres of Gore Place to take the tour in person and imagine the land called “My Farm at Waltham” as it once was 200 years ago, or take it as a virtual tour from anywhere in the world!

Directions: Gore Place is located at 52 Gore Street in Waltham, Massachusetts just off Route 20. From I-90 (Mass Pike) take exit 17 to Watertown Square. Turn left onto Route 20 (Main Street). Travel 1~1/4 miles to Gore Street. From Route 128/I-95 exit 26 to Route 20 east (Main Street) 3~1/2 miles to Gore Street.

By Public Transportation: Gore Place is accessible by public transportation via the MBTA 70 and 70A bus Warren Street Stop.


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