Private Library Tours

A perfect gift, for you or someone else!

Books and Beyond at The Mount

Come to The Mount for a private tour of Edith Wharton’s personal 2,700-volume library! Replete with personal notes, inscriptions, and markings into the acclaimed author’s own hand, these books provide a rare and wonderful glimpse into what Wharton was thinking, and feeling, over 100 years ago.

$150 package includes:

  • Private tour for two of Wharton’s personal library collection with The Mount’s librarian
  • Admission and a guided tour of The Mount for two (May-October)
  • Complimentary Wharton book

To schedule your private library tour at The Mount, e-mail Nynke Dorhout at

Date is subject to availablity. Two weeks’ advance notice is suggested.

Click here to read a short history of the library (in PDF form.) Click here to view a (PDF) flyer about the Private Library Tour.

And remember: you can also consider gift memberships to The Mount!


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