2021 Tour Updates
We offer self-guided and guided tours of the Main House. The docent-led guided tours have limited availability, please make reservations in advance. All on-site exhibits are included with admission to the Main House. We also have a free audio tour which you can listen to on your own device. 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. The Mount will be closed Tuesdays in September and October. Learn more about our Group Tours.
- 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. Dates are subject to availability. Two weeks’ advance notice is suggested. $150 for 2 people, by reservation only.Email Us
- “It was like some dark undefinable menace, forever dogging my steps, lurking, & threatening …” – Edith Wharton, The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton Ghost tours are back! Tricks of the imagination in an old house once inhabited by a skilled writer of ghost stories … or something else? Have a story about the Mount? Email us below – we’d love to hear!Learn More