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Immortalized by Louisa May Alcott in the beloved classic, Little Women, Orchard House (c. 1670) is best known for being where the groundbreaking novel was written and set in 1868. One of the oldest, most authentically-preserved historic sites in the...more
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Did not know what to expect but with our great guide the tour explained more than I ever knew about the family and the times. Around 75 percent of the items are the family's own so you really feel like you stepped back into their...More
This was the reason for our two night stay in Concord, Ma and we weren't disappointed.
The guided tour was excellent and we were able to learn so much about Louisa M Alcott, her sisters, mother and especially her father.
It was also great to...More
Anyone who has ever read the book Little Women has to visit Louise May Alcott's home!! And the home of her family. The guide was absolutely amazingly knowledgeable and friendly and helpful. We could have listened to her talk forever. The tour was totally worth...More
Preserved home of the Alcott family where Little Women was written. Excellent docents take you through the home. Lots of interesting information. There is a small admission fee. Free parking at the site and across the street. The Wayside is a 2 minute walk away
I'm a huge "Little Women" fan so we decided to take a day trip while in Boston to see the house. It was easy enough to get there using public transportation - take the T to North Station, then about a 45 min train ride...More
Ditto to all gushing reviews, but this truly is a thorough and fascinating tour— worth your time! I also appreciated that the gift shop offering a broad and unique array of items to purchase, from books on the family to prints of Louisa’s poems/letters.
We took the tour of this home where Louisa May Alcott wrote Little Women. This is the home where she and her family lived. The house has been well preserved, and there are many original to the house and to the Alcott family pieces. Our...More
I read the book as a girl and probably watched the movie 100 times. My parents and I decided to squeeze in a visit before they closed. When we arrived, we found out the tours were scheduled and guided. We started by watching an informative...More
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.