House, Garden, Backstairs, and Literary Roundtable Tours are included with admission. Ghost Tours require advance reservations.
Let one of our expert guides introduce you to Wharton’s life, works, and love of architecture and interior design through a 45-minute tour of her 42-room country home. Group tour rates are available with advance reservations.
September Guided House Tour Times:
Weekdays: 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.
*Please note: there is a Literary Roundtable Tour at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays.
Weekends: 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.
*Please note: the 10:30 a.m. tour on Sundays will be a Backstairs Tour instead of a House Tour.
**On early closing Saturdays there will be house tours at 10:30 a.m., 11a.m., and 12 p.m.
Tours of The Mount’s three acres of restored formal gardens, among the largest and most exquisite in New England, highlight Wharton’s passion for gardening.
Weekdays: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Weekends: 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
*Please note: On early closing Saturdays there will be one garden tour at 12 p.m.
Visitors are also invited to take self-guided tours through the house and gardens. Knowledgeable interpreters are always available to answer questions.
Ever wonder who actually ran these big houses? Meet some of them during our Backstairs Tour on Sundays beginning late June.
September Backstairs Tour Times:
Every Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
Literary Roundtable Tours
Join a lively discussion and tour through Wharton’s life and time at The Mount through the lens of her literature.
September Literary Roundtable Tour Times:
Every Friday at 10:30 a.m.
Prepare for a night of creaky floors, slamming doors, and ghostly fun as you tour the most haunted parts of the estate. This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12. For more information and to make reservations for a ghost tour, please click here.