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

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  • Opening Day, May 12th!

    Experience the beauty of The Mount, Edith Wharton's historic estate. Tour the house and gardens, enjoy lunch on the terrace,...

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    Sat, May 12 - Wed, Oct 31, 2018

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  • Summer 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 20, 2018

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  • Wednesday Shorts

    Enjoy summer afternoons on the Terrace listening to professional actors read short stories written by Wharton and her contemporaries including...

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    Wed, Jun 27 - Wed, Aug 29, 2018

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  • Classical Principals of Modern Design with Thomas Jayne

    Award-winning interior designer and decorative arts historian Thomas Jayne discusses Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman's 1897 book The Decoration of Houses,...

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    Thu, Jun 28, 2018

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  • Free Fun Friday

    The Mount opens its doors as part of the 10th annual Free Fun Friday program, and we invite visitors from...

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    Fri, Jun 29, 2018

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