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Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:$ see below
Category:Historic Landmarks
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louisa may alcotts orchard house - home of the alcotts photoOrchard House is the former home of author Louisa May Alcott and her family.

Today, an amazing 75 percent of the furnishings in Orchard House are the Alcotts', so it remains almost exactly like it was when they lived there. Louisa became one of America's best- loved authors, and it was in this house that she penned Little Women.

Tours
The House is shown by guided tour only. The 30-minute tours are usually offered every half an hour every day from April 1st to October 31st. From November 1st through March 31st, please call on the day of your visit to check tour times. All tickets for the day's tours go on sale at opening and are sold on a 'first come' basis.

Discounts
Print a web coupon.
Ask aboutl discounts for AAA and WGBH members.

Special Events
Check the website for frequent public events, as well as vacation programs for children.

Educational Programs
A variety of programs & workshops introduce learners and teachers to the Alcott family and their world, on iste or in the classroom. Participate in the activities enjoyed by the Alcotts over 150 years ago in one of our many School Group offerings. Examine the Alcotts’ contributions to various 19th Century Reform Movements. Experience a 19th Century School Room. Discover why the Alcotts kept daily journals and begin your own 'Journey Through Journals

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November 1 - March 31
Monday - Friday, 11:00 - 3:00
Last tour at 3:00
Saturday, 10:00 - 4:30 Sunday, 1:00 - 4:30
Last tour at 4:30


April 1 - October 31
Monday - Saturday, 10:00 - 4:30
Sunday, 1:00 - 4:30
Last tour at 4:30


Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving,
Christmas, December 31 & January 1

Open at 12 noon on Patriots' Day
(3rd Monday in April)


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Adults: $10.00
Seniors (62+ years) & College Students (w/ID): $8.00
Youths (ages 6-17): $5.00
Children under 6 & Members: Free
Family Rate (2 Adults & up to 4 Youths): $25.00


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www.louisamayalcott.org

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399 Lexington Road, Concord, MA, 01742 map
Phone: 978-369-4118

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