Guided Tours

House and Garden Tours are included with admission.  Specialty tours, such as the Ghost and Backstairs Tours, require advance reservations.

House Tours

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.

Guided House Tours for May 2015:

Guided House Tours will begin on May 16th.

Weekdays: 11 a.m., 1 p.m.

Weekends: 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.

Garden Tours

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.

Guided Garden Tours will begin in June.

Ghost Tours

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.

Backstairs Tours

Learn about the daily routines of the men and women who ran The Mount.  A Backstairs Tour ticket includes admission for the day, the tour, and light refreshments on the Terrace.


House Tour. Photo by John Seakwood.

Garden Tour.  Photo by David Dashiell.

Garden Tour. Photo by David Dashiell.

Ghost Tour.  Photo by Nancy L. Pastor.

Ghost Tour. Photo by Nancy L. Pastor.

Backstairs Tour.

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