Gore Place is a museum belonging to the Federal era. Built in 1806, it is the former home of the seventh governor of Massachusetts and former US Senator Christopher Gore and his wife, Rebecca. This 22-room mansion is decorated with early American, European and Oriental furnishings. The museum has a gallery and a gift shop. Gore Place offers a number of a programs and events, including mansion tours, sunset tours, lectures, concerts, story hours and even a sheep shearing festival.