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 .

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.

DAYTIME MANSION TOURS
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. See why Gore Place has been called “The Monticello of the North”. $12, $6 ages 5-12, members free.

Starting Tuesday, April 1
What's Wrong With This Picture? special tour focus
For the month of April, the mansion tour will include items that didn't exist in the early 19th century. As you tour the Gore's beautiful mansion, keep and eye out for the things that just don't belong!

Tuesday, April 15, 12 to 3pm
Free Admission Day for #BostonBetter
Enjoy a cup of tea, browse the book sale, and take a free tour of the mansion (at 1pm). This activity is the Gore Place offering for #BostonBetter, a project of Boston-area museums, libraries, and archives to commemorate the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing. To learn more, visit bostonbetter.org. Free admission.

Friday, May 2, 7:30pm
Evening Tour
This tour offers views of the beautiful 1806 mansion.
$15, $10 members and ages 5 to 12

Friday, May 16, 7:30pm
A Full Moon Tour about what the butler said
Imagine what it would be like to live in a house full of servants! The Gores did. Those servants included Robert Roberts, author of House Servant's Directory. Much of the information for this tour came straight out of Roberts's book. This tour offers views of this beautiful 1806 mansion.

See why the Gore mansion has been called "the Monticello of the North".
$15, $10 members and ages 5 to 12



Friday, June 13, 7:30pm
Full Moon Tour
Special theme to be announced. This tour offers views of the beautiful 1806 mansion.
$15, $10 members and ages 5 to 12

Friday, July 11, 7:30pm
Full Moon Tour
Special theme to be announced. This tour offers views of the beautiful 1806 mansion.
$15, $10 members and ages 5 to 12

Friday, August 8, 7:30pm
Full Moon Tour
Special theme to be announced. This tour offers views of the beautiful 1806 mansion.
$15, $10 members and ages 5 to 12

Friday, September 19, 7:30pm
Talk Like A Pirate Tour
This tour offers views of the beautiful 1806 mansion. the special theme is Pirates! Hear stories of pirates in the early 19th century and Christopher Gore's connection to one of the most notorious of New England's pirates!
$15, $10 members and ages 5 to 12

Friday, October 10, 7:30pm
Frightful Friday, Ghost Stories
$15, $10 members and ages 12 and under

Friday, October 17, 7:30pm
Frightful Friday, Ghost Stories
$15, $10 members and ages 12 and under

Friday, October 24, 7:30pm
Frightful Friday, Ghost Stories
$15, $10 members and ages 12 and under

Friday, November 28, 7:30pm
Evening Tour, Not Another Bite
$15, $10 members and ages 5 to 12

 

 


 
calendar | home | events