Open extended hours on weekdays during February School Vacation (17th-21st)


Upcoming Events

Summer Conversational Series CALL for PROPOSALS

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 "The Divining Power of Women:

Louisa May Alcott and the

Fight for Woman Suffrage"

To celebrate the 19th Amendment's Centennial, this year’s adult education gathering and teacher workshop will explore the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of the journey toward securing woman suffrage both here and abroad.

Presenter proposals accepted through March 1st

Online registration available here

"Welcome to Our Home" Living History Tours

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An hour-long interactive tour with an expert Living History guide allows for intimate access to fascinating anecdotes about the Alcotts' lives and times, with 19th Century games, songs, and a treasure hunt rounding out this memorable experience suitable for all ages.  Offered the fourth Saturday of each month through November, as well as during February and April school vacation weeks.

April Vacation Youth Programs

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 "Little Women Fun Week"


From April 21st ~ 24th, youths ages 8 ~ 12 are invited to enjoy uniquely entertaining and educational morning programs filled with favorite activities of Louisa May Alcott and her sisters -- the real-life inspiration for “Meg,” “Jo,” “Beth,” and “Amy” in the beloved novel, Little Women. 

Summer Conversational Series Adult & Teacher Education

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 "The Divining Power of Women:

Louisa May Alcott and the

Fight for Woman Suffrage"

To celebrate the 19th Amendment's Centennial, this year’s adult education gathering and teacher workshop will explore the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of the journey toward securing woman suffrage both here and abroad.

Summer Youth & Family Programs

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From Living History programs ("Morning with the Alcotts") and week-long intensives in Theater ("Apple Slump Players") or Writing ("Write Stuff!"), to introductory experiences for our youngest visitors and their caregivers ("Hand-in-Hand"), there's something for everyone at Orchard House this Summer!  

15th Annual Benefit 5K / 10K featuring Uta Pippig

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Save the Date - 9.20.20

 Runners, walkers, and all those who support them are invited to join elite marathon champion UTA PIPPIG in support of Orchard House's educational and preservation initiatives during our 15th Annual Benefit 5K / 10K on September 20th

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