• GUIDED HOUSE TOURS (INCLUDED WITH ADMISSION)

    An introduction to Wharton’s life, works, and love of architecture and interior design through a 50-minute tour of her elegant country home.
  • GUIDED GARDEN TOURS (MAY – OCTOBER)

    The Mount’s restored formal gardens, among the most exquisite in New England, highlight Wharton’s passion for gardening on this 45-minute tour.
  • BACKSTAIRS TOURS (JUNE – OCTOBER)

    Meet the servants who worked at The Mount on this 90-minute behind-the-scenes tour. Includes admission, mimosas on the Terrace and a Q&A with our interpreters. Reservations highly recommended.
  • GHOST TOURS (JULY – OCTOBER)

    Syfy’s Ghost Hunters found The Mount to be full of eerie experiences. What will you discover on your 2-hour tour of the most haunted parts of the estate? Not recommended for children under 12. Reservations required.
  • 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 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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Current Exhibits

  • LIFE IN THE DALE: AUGUSTUS MARTIN’S LENOX

    A photography exhibit that documents working-class life in Lenox Dale at the beginning of the 20th Century.
  • EDITH WHARTON AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    This timely exhibit examines this admirable and lesser-known chapter of Wharton’s life through historic photographs, artifacts and her own incomparable words.
  • THE BACKSTAIRS PROJECT

    We have re-imagined the rooms that tell the stories of the men and women who worked at The Mount, including the Sewing Room and the Kitchen.
  • SCULPTURENOW AT THE MOUNT

    Each summer, SculptureNow presents a new exhibition of outdoor sculpture on the grounds of The Mount. Included with admission.
    SCULPTURENOW 2019

Terrace Café

  • Terrace Café

    The Terrace Café is open from 11:00 am – 4:30 pm except when The Mount closes early for special events.