The circa 1690 home where Louisa May Alcott and her family lived for twenty years in considered a true pilgrimage site as the beloved classic, Little Women, was written and set here in 1868. A visit here reveals much more: the Alcotts were complex, caring individuals desirous of making a real difference in their challenging world. Their messages of hope, love, and courage still resonate in highly personal ways, making for unique and unforgettable visit experiences. Guided tours, educational programs, living history events, teacher workshops, and changing exhibitions available; Museum Store on premises. Admission charged; large groups by reservation only.