Open regular hours throughout the Memorial Day holiday weekend

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Touring Orchard House

  • The House is shown by guided tour only
  • Tickets for each day's tours go on sale at opening and are sold on a first-come/first-served basis
  • Tickets cannot be sold in advance
  • Tickets are not for "timed entry" as tours are scheduled based on fluctuating visitation levels
  • Individuals or small groups/families (fewer than 10 persons) cannot make reservations; 10 or more persons must make reservations (see below)
  • Orchard House is only handicapped accessible on the first floor; visitors with special needs or who are unable to climb stairs will be offered a variety of accommodations to enhance their tour experience
  • Due to town fire laws, only a certain number of visitors may be accommodated at any given time; we do our utmost to serve all visitors on a timely basis, and offer many options to occupy any wait time
  • For reasons of security and visitor comfort, indoor photography, videography, and active cell phone use are not permitted; your cooperation is appreciated

Group Tour Reservations

  • Groups of 10 or more persons must make reservations in advance
  • A $50 deposit is required to hold the group reservation and will be applied to the total tour cost
  • Cancellation of group reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance; deposits are only refunded if appropriate notice is received
  • To make a group reservation, email or phone 978.369.4118 x106 on weekdays

Current Admission Rates


  • A calendar of our Special Events is available here
  • Information on School & Scout programming is available here
  • To make reservations for educational programming, send an email to or phone 978.369.4118 x106
  • Online registration is available for each public program or special event we offer

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Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

399 Lexington Road, Concord, Massachusetts 01742, United States


April - October Hours of Operation

Closed:  Early January, Easter , Thanksgiving, Christmas

Open at Noon:  Patriots' Day (third Monday in April)

Open Extended Hours:  Veterans' Day, day after Thanksgiving, weekdays between Christmas and New Year's, Martin Luther King Jr Day, weekdays of February School Vacation

November - March Hours of Operation

Weekdays, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Saturdays, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Sundays, 1:00 - 4:30 pm