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 .

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. $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.

The office and mansion will close at 2pm on Wednesday, November 26 for the holiday.

“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!

Friday, November 28, 7:30pm
Entertaining in the Early 19th Century
Learn how people entertained for the holidays in the early 19th century. Sophisticated Bostonians, Christopher and Rebecca Gore designed their country estate in Waltham for entertaining at the highest level. This is a great event to bring friends and family to following Thanksgiving. Admission is $15, $10 members and children ages 5-12. To reserve, email events@goreplace.org .

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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