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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 October 26, 2015

We did the tour of the house with a couple of our American friends who live in MA but had never been here. What a wonderful place to visit, whether you're interested in Louisa May Alcott or not, most people know the story of Little...More

1  Thank carolann
Reviewed October 19, 2015

What an interesting tour. It was so interesting to visit the house where little women was written. What was so nice was to learn about the life of Louisa May Alcott.

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed October 18, 2015

It is a tribute to L.M.A. that so many people in Concord realized the importance of the Alcott family's belongings (furniture, books, dishes and personal effects) that they saved them for generations so that the Alcott home could be shown close-to-original form. L.M.A. fans will...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed October 15, 2015

I never read Little Women but my wife did. She thought that it would not be that interesting because the book was fictional and not really about the house. We were both very pleased to see things and hear about her very interesting family. It...More

1  Thank BayrunrOld
Reviewed October 12, 2015

I hadn't read 'Little Women' so wasn't bothered about visiting this house, ie. where the author Louisa May Alcott lived. I visited because my travelling companions wanted to go inside. That said, I really enjoyed the talk, albeit by a very elderly lady who kept...More

Thank SusanLeonard
Reviewed October 10, 2015

Beautiful location with a lovely shop. Sadly we weren't able to partake in the tour as there was a group before us.

Thank BirdieN
Reviewed October 9, 2015

Who wouldn't want to see where Louisa May Alcott lived and wrote? The house is a look back at her life and times and is in nice condition. The tour starts with a short film about Alcott's life, and admission can be piggy-backed with a...More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Anyone who has read Little Women would enjoy visiting this house, where most of the articles actually belonged to the Alcott family. The tour guide was knowledgeable and taught me a lot about Louisa May Alcott, her family, and the milieu in which they lived....More

Thank 3rdDaughter
Reviewed September 22, 2015

Stopped in here while checking out Lexington and Concord. We lived in the area but had not seen some of the sites. This was neat to see and learn more about the history of LMA and Little Women. Worth checking out. Price is a bit...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed September 17, 2015

Amazing historic building and history, and we had the most wonderful lady to guide us. Short film at start well worth it too. Pity we couldn't take photos.

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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
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.
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?
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!