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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  • Russian and Soviet Film Music: A Tuneful Survey

    Professor Timothy Sergey of SUNY Albany will present an overview of Russian and Soviet film music. Join us for this...

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    Sun, Apr 22, 2018

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  • Behind-the-Scenes with Author of The Little Book of Feminist Saints

    Offering a behind-the-scenes look into the publishing world, join New York Times bestselling author Julia Pierpont alongside her editor Caitlin...

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    Thu, May 3, 2018

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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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  • Birding at The Mount

    Starting at The Mount's Historic Stable, venture through Edith Wharton's original estate guided by one of Mass Audubon's naturalists. Exploring...

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    Tue, Jun 5, 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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