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Orchard House

399 Lexington Road, Concord, MA 01742-3712
+1 978-369-4118
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Family home where Louisa May Alcott wrote and set "Little Women."
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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399 Lexington Road, Concord, MA 01742-3712
+1 978-369-4118
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautifully preserved house with many original features. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered questions easily. There are some beautiful pieces of art created by the real "Amy." I learned a lot more about the family than I had before and look forward to...More

Thank Dana B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great site that was packed full of visitors! Mandy, our tour guide, was Excellent! She was knowledgeable and could answer any question the group posed to her. It was a great, informative tour. The gift shop is the best in Concord, by...More

Thank PresidentsTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited while in Boston, and this is definitely worth the trip out to Concord. I really enjoyed my tour of Orchard House. I only had to wait about five minutes for a tour, and the original items from the Alcott house are impressive, especially...More

Thank shaleco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little Women is one book I have cherished.Visiting Orchard House was an unforgettable experience.The tour guide was magnificent and gave wonderful details about Louisa Alcott's life.

Thank Nirupama K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a fan of Louisa May Alcott's books, it was a thrill for me to visit the home where she wrote "Little Women" among others. To see things like "Meg's" wedding dress and the boots that "Jo" loved to wear when putting on performances, was...More

Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even my husband found this tour fascinating. Definitely worth a trip out to this beautiful little town. Of all the things we did during our Boston trip, THIS was the best!

Thank kadi08
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is the actual house and the actual furniture. What a thrill to see the actual room and desk where Louisa May Alcott wrote Little Women. Also see the actual wedding dress worn by her oldest sister (Meg in the story).

1  Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Visited Orchard House on a weekend visit to Concord, Mass. We were so impressed with the museum! It is the childhood home of Louisa May Alcott. The tour started in the gift shop area with a quick movie introducing you to Louisa, her sisters and...More

Thank palechic
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

A very interesting guided tour by a knowledgeable guide ensures you will fully enjoy this attraction. It takes about forty-five minutes for the tour. The museum has an amazing collection of furniture, art and household items owned by the Alcott family. You will learn a...More

Thank Gumgrove
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I love little women! This house is full of actual items that stayed with the alcotts. Our tour guide was so informative and really seemed like she loved her job.

Thank snowhiteheather
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Rachell B
I am in Boston for 1 night (in September this year). Would love to visit Orchard House. We do not have a car whilst in Boston. How would we get to Concord and how long would it take to get there? TIA
29 May 2016|
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Response from cavdog72 | Reviewed this property |
Would recommend that you use an Uber driver to go to the Orchard House. Would also recommend that you go to some of the sights within walking distance (Concord Museum, etc.) to make the trip worth your time.
Hi, I am going to be staying in Bedford and would like to visit Orchard House on one of the days my husband is working. Can I get there by public transport?
8 April 2015|
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Response from C B | Reviewed this property |
Actually, if you can get to Lexington, you should check out the Liberty Ride, based out of Lexington, TripAdvisor will not let me paste in the URL. Good Luck. good luck!