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Louisa May Alcott’s House: Visit the inspiration for “Little Women”

Posted: August 28, 2019
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#AdventuresAwait attraction of the week:

Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House

399 Lexington Road, Concord, MA 01742

Website: https://louisamayalcott.org/

Location: Orchard House (c. 1650) is most noted for being where Louisa May Alcott wrote and set Little Women in 1868. This noble home also has a rich history stretching back two centuries beforehand, as well as more than 100 years of life as a treasured historic site open to the public.

Description: Orchard House is open year-round for guided tours, educational programs, living history, and special events. No matter the season, or whether you are a Little Women fan, educator, family, student, or scholar, there’s always something to enjoy!

Admission: The House is shown by guided tour only. Individuals or small groups/families (fewer than 10 persons) cannot make reservations; groups of 10 or more persons must make reservations. Tickets for guided tours are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Adults – $10
  • Seniors (age 62+) / College Students (age 18+ with ID) – $8
  • Youths (ages 6 – 17) – $5
  • Family Rate – $25 (up to 2 Adults + up to 4 Youths)
  • Free Admission – children under 6; Active Duty Military; members of “Friends of the Alcotts”; other museum personnel

Hours vary by season.

April – October Hours of Operation

  • Mon 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Tue 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Wed 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Thu 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Fri 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Sat 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Sun 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

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