The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

Let our guides transport you back in time to the Gilded Age.

2 Plunkett St., Lenox, MA 01240

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Experience the unparalleled beauty of The Mount, Edith Wharton's historic house and gardens. Tour the house and gardens, enjoy lunch on the terrace, shop in the book store, or just relax and enjoy the surroundings. Special events including free Jazz on the Terrace. Pay once; visit often! Admission valid for 7 days, kids free every day. For more information and our calendar of events visit

Upcoming Event:

  • Stories She Loved: Tales from the Pages of Edith Wharton's Library (Jane Eyre)

    Join us for a Sunday film series inspired by the books in Edith Wharton's personal collection. Before each screening, The...

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    Sun, Feb 14, 2016

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  • Writers in The House

    Discussion led by The Mount's 2016 Writers-in-Residence, Claire McMillan, Yvonne Puig, and Koren Zailckas The 2016 Edith Wharton Writers-in-Residence - Claire McMillan,...

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    Mon, Mar 14, 2016

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  • First Steps Into Storytelling: A Workshop with Speak Up producer and Moth storyteller Matthew Dicks

    Speak Up co-founder and 20-time Moth StorySLAM champion and three time GrandSLAM champion Matthew Dicks returns to The Mount in...

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    Sun, Apr 3, 2016

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  • Everything Old is New Again (Ask my plastic surgeon)

    Sally-Jane Heit is mounting her own primary at The Mount. In the glorious setting of Edith Wharton's Drawing Room, she...

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    Thu, May 12, 2016

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