House, Garden, Backstairs, and Literary 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.
July and August Guided House Tour Times:
Weekdays: 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 Fridays will be a Literary Tour instead of a House Tour.
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.
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.
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.
July and August Guided Backstairs Tour Times:
Every Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
Experience The Mount through the lens of Wharton’s writing.
July and August Guided Literary 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.