2021 Tour Updates

The Mount is currently closed for tours. Starting May 8, we will offer timed self-guided tours of the Main House.  All onsite exhibits are included with admission to the Main House.  You do not need to purchase a ticket to visit the Terrace Café or Bookstore. The grounds and gardens are currently open, free-of-charge, from dawn to dusk. Learn more about our Group Tours.

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    Private Library Tours

    ($150 FOR TWO, BY RESERVATION ONLY) Enjoy a private tour of Edith Wharton’s personal 2,700-volume library. Replete with personal notes, inscriptions, and markings in 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. Contact Nynke Dorhout below for more information and to schedule your private library tour. Dates are subject to availability. Two weeks’ advance notice is suggested.
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    Ghost Tours

    “It was like some dark undefinable menace, forever dogging my steps, lurking, & threatening …” – Edith Wharton, The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton Tricks of the imagination in an old house once inhabited by a skilled writer of ghost stories … or something else? Ghost tours will resume in summer 2021. Have a story about the Mount? Email us below – we’d love to hear!
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School Tours

Tours and programs are open to K-12 students and are available year round.

Student group rate: $5 per student

To learn more, please contact Anne Schuyler,Visitor Services Director, 413-551-5102.

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