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 EdithWharton.org.

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  • Wednesday Ghost Tours

    Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps...The Mount's haunted history includes it all! For over a century, The Mount...

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    Wed, Jun 14 - Wed, Aug 30, 2017

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  • Backstairs Tours

    Learn about the daily routines of the men and women who ran The Mount through this behind-the-scenes tour. The Backstairs...

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    Sun, Jun 25 - Sun, Oct 29, 2017

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  • Wharton on Wednesdays

    Enjoy summer afternoons on The Mount's view-rich Terrace while listening to Wharton's short stories read by professional actors. Gardens are...

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    Wed, Jun 28 - Wed, Aug 30, 2017

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  • Le Café Français

    "Parlez-vous français?" Come enjoy coffee, croissants, and some French conversation on the Terrace Thursday mornings (June 22...

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    Thu, Jun 29 - Thu, Aug 31, 2017

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  • Literary Roundtable

    Join this lively discussion of Wharton's literary legacy with one of The Mount's interpreters. Each week will feature different Wharton...

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    Thu, Jun 29 - Thu, Oct 26, 2017

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