Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House and its collection

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

Orchard House, also known as Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House, is a former residence and now a museum located in Concord, Massachusetts, United States. This historic house, built in the mid-17th century, is best known as the home of the Alcott family, where Louisa May Alcott wrote her famous novel 'Little Women' in 1868.

Historical Significance of Orchard House

The Orchard House was built in the mid-17th century and has significant historical value. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1962 and was later listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1966. This recognition underscores the importance of the house in American literary and cultural history.

Orchard House as a Museum

In 1911, the Orchard House was purchased by the Louisa May Alcott Memorial Association. The association converted the house into a museum and has been responsible for its ongoing maintenance. Today, visitors can explore the house and learn about the life and works of Louisa May Alcott and her family.

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Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
399 Lexington Rd
MA 01742 Concord

Visitor information Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

Opening hours

10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00


0 – 5Free
6 – 17US$8.00
18 – 63US$15.00
College StudentsUS$12.00
Family 20% discount


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Location & Map

399 Lexington Rd, Concord

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