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    Holiday House Tours

    The Mount is dressed up for the holidays! While the Whartons did not spend their Christmases at The Mount, we have imagined what it might have looked like. Self-guided house tours featuring festive decorations are available Saturdays and Sundays, November 27 through January 2 (closed Christmas weekend).
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    Free Audio Tours

    Listen on your own device! Learn about Edith Wharton and her beloved home, The Mount. This tour is offered in English & Spanish. Go to Settings and select your language of choice. Disposable earbuds and a limited number of audio devices are available at the Ticketbooth. This tour was made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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  • Close up of old books stacked on Edith Wharton's desk in The Library.

    Private Library 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.
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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 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!
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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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