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Gore Place, the Federal period, historic house and estate of Massachusetts Governor Christopher Gore, includes a small farm with sheep, goats and poultry. The elegantly furnished mansion has been called “The Monticello of the North” and architectural historians consider it to be the most significant Federal Period mansion in New England.

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PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS: Please note, Gore Place Museum, outbuildings, and all surrounding grounds and gardens are private property. The taking of photographs and/or video is regulated by Gore Place. All commercial and special photography must make prior arrangements with the office. Call (781) 894-2798 to coordinate available times and possible fees.

Friday, October 31, 7:00 and 8:15 pm
Frightful Friday, Ghost Stories in the Mansion
Play Ghost Trivia, hear ghost stories, and see the major rooms of the beautiful 1806 Gore mansion. Admission is $15, $10 members and ages 12 and under. Call to reserve (781) 894-2798 ext. 12 or buy online at frightful-fridays.brownpapertickets.com.

 

 

Sunday, November 2, 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm
Morning at the Mansions
Take a free tour of the ground-floor of the mansion and explore a hands-on model of this beautiful 1806 house. This event is a collaboration with the Lyman Estate and Stonehurst, both beautiful historic houses in Waltham. Admission and parking are free. 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!

 

DONATIONS: At Gore Place, we are creating more connections to our community every day. Won't you help us? You can donate now through PayPal's secure checkout. Or, contact us directly at (781) 894-2798.

Gore Place is tax exempt under section
501[c][3] ID# 042104254

“My Farm at Waltham” The Gore Place App
Take a free, self-guided tour of the grounds using your smartphone!

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Gore Place receives
support from
Institute of Museum
and Library Services

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Gore Place has received accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums

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Gore Place receives
support from
Foundation for MetroWest

 

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Gore Place receives organizational support from The Massachusetts
Cultural Council

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Gore Place receives
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MassHumanities

“Gore Place Society's mission is to preserve and promote the 1806 estate of Christopher and Rebecca Gore as a unique educational resource to inspire an appreciation of early 19th century America.”

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GORE PLACE
52 Gore Street
Waltham Massachusetts 02453-6866
voice: (781) 894-2798 • fax: (781) 894-5745 • E-mail: goreplace@goreplace.org
copyright 1994-2012 Gore Place Society
Gore Place is an historic house of the Federal period.