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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 3 days ago via mobile

A friend of mine recommended that I tour Orchard House since I live in Massachusetts and I was not disappointed. I toured it with my mom during President's Day weekend and the house was dusted in a layer of snow, very beautiful! There were only...More

Thank Hayley T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is always a pleasure to revisit Orchard House. It's like being inside the "Little Women" movie. But Louisa was more than Jo, she was the first modern literary woman with the heart and the drive of a pioneer. All of the four Alcott girls...More

1  Thank I M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The town of Concord is such a charming area. The history of the area is fascinating. Coming to Orchard was like stepping back into time. The tour was excellent - while I love Louisa May Alcott and seeing the actual house she lived in while...More

1  Thank Lavenderblast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Dana B
Reviewed 5 weeks 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

1  Thank PresidentsTraveler
Reviewed June 16, 2017

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 June 13, 2017

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 June 2, 2017

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 May 26, 2017

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 May 17, 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
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Rachell B
May 29, 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.
April 7, 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!