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:

  • Writers in the House: A Conversation with the 2018 Edith Wharton Writers-in-Residence

    A moderated discussion with The Mount's 2018 Writers-in-Residence: Elif Batuman, Buzzy Jackson and Kate Reed Petty, moderated by 2017 Writer-in-Residence Christene Barberich....

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    Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Upcoming Event:

  • 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

Upcoming Event:

  • 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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