Event Calendar

Sep
21
Sun
Backstairs Tour @ The Mount
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The butler was English, the housekeeper was Alsatian, and the secretary, who straddled a thin line between friend and employee, was the orphaned Housemaid belldaughter of German immigrants. Climb the backstairs and listen to their stories of life at The Mount during the Wharton era. Following your tour, enjoy Whartonian hospitality with something cool and bubbly on the Terrace and engage in conversation with The Mount’s expert interpreters.

The Backstairs Tour ticket includes:

-The Backstairs tour
-Light refreshments on the Terrace
-Up to 30 minutes of Q&A following the tour
-Full admission to The Mount for the day
-Regular guided house and garden tours

Sep
26
Fri
Ghost Tour @ The Mount
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home EW-ghost-in-the-gallery-lefto writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home.  You never know who–or what–might happen to show up!

The 90-minute ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and includes about a half-mile walk with some steep areas.

Two helpful hints: dress warmly and wear sensible shoes!

Advance reservations for ghost tours are required.  To purchase tickets, fill in the ticket form below or call 413-551-5100. If tickets are sold out for a particular evening and you’d like to be added to a waitlist, please email info@edithwharton.org.

Please note: This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.

Sep
27
Sat
Early Closing Day: house closes at 1 pm, grounds close at 4 pm @ The Mount
Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On the following days, the house will close at 1 pm and the grounds will close at 4 pm for special events:

  • Saturday, September 6
  • Saturday, September 13
  • Saturday, September 20
  • Saturday, September 27
  • Saturday, October 11

We regret any inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding, as these special events help considerably to sustain The Mount!

Sep
28
Sun
Backstairs Tour @ The Mount
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The butler was English, the housekeeper was Alsatian, and the secretary, who straddled a thin line between friend and employee, was the orphaned Housemaid belldaughter of German immigrants. Climb the backstairs and listen to their stories of life at The Mount during the Wharton era. Following your tour, enjoy Whartonian hospitality with something cool and bubbly on the Terrace and engage in conversation with The Mount’s expert interpreters.

The Backstairs Tour ticket includes:

-The Backstairs tour
-Light refreshments on the Terrace
-Up to 30 minutes of Q&A following the tour
-Full admission to The Mount for the day
-Regular guided house and garden tours

Oct
3
Fri
Ghost Tour @ The Mount
Oct 3 @ 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm

Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home EW-ghost-in-the-gallery-lefto writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home.  You never know who–or what–might happen to show up!

The 90-minute ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and includes about a half-mile walk with some steep areas.

Two helpful hints: dress warmly and wear sensible shoes!

Advance reservations for ghost tours are required.  To purchase tickets, fill in the ticket form below or call 413-551-5100. If tickets are sold out for a particular evening and you’d like to be added to a waitlist, please email info@edithwharton.org.

Please note: This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.

*There will be no 5:45 p.m. ghost tours on September 12, September 19, and September 26.

Ghost Tour @ The Mount
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home EW-ghost-in-the-gallery-lefto writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home.  You never know who–or what–might happen to show up!

The 90-minute ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and includes about a half-mile walk with some steep areas.

Two helpful hints: dress warmly and wear sensible shoes!

Advance reservations for ghost tours are required.  To purchase tickets, fill in the ticket form below or call 413-551-5100. If tickets are sold out for a particular evening and you’d like to be added to a waitlist, please email info@edithwharton.org.

Please note: This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.

Oct
5
Sun
Backstairs Tour @ The Mount
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The butler was English, the housekeeper was Alsatian, and the secretary, who straddled a thin line between friend and employee, was the orphaned Housemaid belldaughter of German immigrants. Climb the backstairs and listen to their stories of life at The Mount during the Wharton era. Following your tour, enjoy Whartonian hospitality with something cool and bubbly on the Terrace and engage in conversation with The Mount’s expert interpreters.

The Backstairs Tour ticket includes:

-The Backstairs tour
-Light refreshments on the Terrace
-Up to 30 minutes of Q&A following the tour
-Full admission to The Mount for the day
-Regular guided house and garden tours

Oct
10
Fri
Ghost Tour @ The Mount
Oct 10 @ 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm

Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home EW-ghost-in-the-gallery-lefto writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home.  You never know who–or what–might happen to show up!

The 90-minute ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and includes about a half-mile walk with some steep areas.

Two helpful hints: dress warmly and wear sensible shoes!

Advance reservations for ghost tours are required.  To purchase tickets, fill in the ticket form below or call 413-551-5100. If tickets are sold out for a particular evening and you’d like to be added to a waitlist, please email info@edithwharton.org.

Please note: This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.

*There will be no 5:45 p.m. ghost tours on September 12, September 19, and September 26.

Ghost Tour @ The Mount
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home EW-ghost-in-the-gallery-lefto writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home.  You never know who–or what–might happen to show up!

The 90-minute ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and includes about a half-mile walk with some steep areas.

Two helpful hints: dress warmly and wear sensible shoes!

Advance reservations for ghost tours are required.  To purchase tickets, fill in the ticket form below or call 413-551-5100. If tickets are sold out for a particular evening and you’d like to be added to a waitlist, please email info@edithwharton.org.

Please note: This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.

Oct
11
Sat
Early Closing Day: house closes at 1 pm, grounds close at 4 pm @ The Mount
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On the following days, the house will close at 1 pm and the grounds will close at 4 pm for special events:

  • Saturday, September 6
  • Saturday, September 13
  • Saturday, September 20
  • Saturday, September 27
  • Saturday, October 11

We regret any inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding, as these special events help considerably to sustain The Mount!

Oct
12
Sun
Backstairs Tour @ The Mount
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The butler was English, the housekeeper was Alsatian, and the secretary, who straddled a thin line between friend and employee, was the orphaned Housemaid belldaughter of German immigrants. Climb the backstairs and listen to their stories of life at The Mount during the Wharton era. Following your tour, enjoy Whartonian hospitality with something cool and bubbly on the Terrace and engage in conversation with The Mount’s expert interpreters.

The Backstairs Tour ticket includes:

-The Backstairs tour
-Light refreshments on the Terrace
-Up to 30 minutes of Q&A following the tour
-Full admission to The Mount for the day
-Regular guided house and garden tours

SculptureNow: Guided Tour of Exhibit @ The Mount
Oct 12 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

This season, The Mount, in partnership with SculptureNow, is pleased to welcome back an exhibition of 24 large-scale outdoor sculptures. Join us for a free two-hour artist-led guided tour of this remarkable show and hear the stories behind the art and artists.

The tour will start at the Stable at 11:30 a.m. Wear comfortable shoes!

For additional information about SculptureNow, please visit www.sculpturenow.org.

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Oct
13
Mon
Coaching Day @ The Mount
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

A step back in time, relive the Gilded Age sport of coaching, and see the coaches as they travel to these historic non-profit sites in Lenox and Stockbridge:

Photo by Kevin Sprague.

Photo by Kevin Sprague.

Shakespeare & Company, the Norman Rockwell Museum and The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Estate & Gardens.

Admission to the grounds is free during coaching and we encourage visitors to arrive early to allow time for parking.

For more information, please visit the official website of The Berkshire Coaching Weekend.

Oct
17
Fri
Ghost Tour @ The Mount
Oct 17 @ 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm

Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home EW-ghost-in-the-gallery-lefto writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home.  You never know who–or what–might happen to show up!

The 90-minute ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and includes about a half-mile walk with some steep areas.

Two helpful hints: dress warmly and wear sensible shoes!

Advance reservations for ghost tours are required.  To purchase tickets, fill in the ticket form below or call 413-551-5100. If tickets are sold out for a particular evening and you’d like to be added to a waitlist, please email info@edithwharton.org.

Please note: This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.

*There will be no 5:45 p.m. ghost tours on September 12, September 19, and September 26.

Ghost Tour @ The Mount
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  For over a century, The Mount has been home EW-ghost-in-the-gallery-lefto writers, actors, wealthy families, hardworking servants, and teenage girls.  Take a special guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home.  You never know who–or what–might happen to show up!

The 90-minute ghost tour starts at the Stable and ends at the Main House. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Please note that this tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and includes about a half-mile walk with some steep areas.

Two helpful hints: dress warmly and wear sensible shoes!

Advance reservations for ghost tours are required.  To purchase tickets, fill in the ticket form below or call 413-551-5100. If tickets are sold out for a particular evening and you’d like to be added to a waitlist, please email info@edithwharton.org.

Please note: This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.

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