Come for a Visit!

Touring Orchard House

  • The House is shown by guided tour only
  • Individuals or small groups/families (less than 10 persons) do not need to make reservations
  • Tickets for the day's tours go on sale at opening and are sold on a first-come/first-served basis (i.e., tickets cannot be sold in advance of the day you wish to tour)

Group Tour Reservations

  • Groups of 10 or more must make advance reservations
  • A $50.00 deposit is required to hold the reservation and will be applied to the total cost of the group tour
  • Cancellation of group reservations must be made 48 hours in advance; deposits are only refunded if appropriate notice is received
  • To make a reservation, email or phone 978.369.4118 x106 on weekdays

Other Important Information

  • Orchard House is handicapped accessible on the first floor; visitors with special needs or who are unable to climb stairs will be offered a  variety of accommodations to enhance their tour experience
  • Due to town fire laws, we can accommodate only a certain number of visitors at any given time; we do utmost to serve all visitors on a timely basis, and offer  many options to occupy any wait time 
  • For reasons of security and visitor comfort, we do not permit indoor photography

Hours of Operation

Current Admission Rates

Discounts honored: "Go Boston," MBTA "Charlie" Card, "liberty ride" ticket, MTA/other Teachers, Military Families & veterans, Nurses, and library pass members


  • Information on School & Scout programming is available here

  • A listing of our Special Events is available here

Discount coupon for individual admission

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Better yet, see us in person!

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

399 Lexington Road, Concord, Massachusetts 01742, United States


November - March Hours of Operation

Closed:  Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

Open 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Christmas Eve

Open at noon on Patriots' Day (third Monday in April)