55% Off
Everyday Savings
Save Time — Save Money on your favorite attractions now. Sale ends tomorrow!
Choose Instant Delivery at checkout and display your pass right on your smartphone.
Go Boston Card

Save up to 55% on Old Manse House and 50 other Boston attractions with the Go Boston Card.

Concord: The Old Manse
  • show all
 

Old Manse House

A $9.00 value - Included with your Go Boston Card!

Replete with its original 18th and 19th century furnishings, the Old Manse is located adjacent to Concord’s Old North Bridge, where on April 19, 1775 Minutemen fired the shots ‘heard 'round the world.’ Built by Ralph Waldo Emerson’s grandfather in 1769, this atmospheric parsonage not only witnessed America’s birth, but also nurtured the American Renaissance within its walls and on its beautiful grounds. Here Emerson drafted Nature, Nathaniel Hawthorne established his literary career, and naturalist Henry David Thoreau tended the land. In addition, woman’s rights activist Margaret Fuller, pioneer educationist Horace Mann, and abolitionist John Brown paid regular visits. The Old Manse remained in the Emerson family until 1939, when Massachusetts’ leading conservation organization, the Trustees of Reservations, purchased the property and opened it as a house museum. Do not miss this very special place!

Redemption Instructions

Included admission with the Go Boston Card

Closings

March 16–May 24: Monday–Friday
May 28–October 31: Mondays
November 2–December 29: Monday–Friday
December 30–March 13
May be closed major U.S. holidays

Phone: (978) 369-3909

Website: www.oldmanse.org

Review Snapshot® by PowerReviews Express
 4 out of 5 stars (based on 1 customer ratings)
Average Rating for Concord: The Old Manse
0% of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Tried it? Write a Review
Reviewed by 1 Customers Sort by:
Displaying Reviews 1-1 of 1 Back to Top Previous | Next

[1 of 1 customers found this review helpful]

Picture Perfect New England
By Hitch-A-Star Verified Reviewer from Springfield, MA on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Concord: The Old Manse:

The best time to visit is in the late-summer / early-fall. The grounds are idyllic New England. It's easy to see Nathaniel Hawthorne or Emerson finding inspiration here.

Was this review helpful to you? Yes / No- You may also flag this review.

Hours

March 16–May 26: Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
May 28–October 31: Tuesday–Sunday, 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
November 2–December 29: Saturday–Sunday, 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
Please note, Go Boston Card holders may enter this attraction until closing or 5:30pm, whichever comes first.

Driving Directions

From Boston, take I-95/128 north to Exit 30 (2A W). Stay on 2A W and at the second flashing yellow light stay right onto Lexington Road. Sign reads 'Concord.' Follow this to the center of Concord. Go straight into the small rotary (Monument Square), then turn right onto Monument Street. Old Manse is 1/2 mile ahead on the left.

Address

269 Monument Street
Concord, MA
  • Open year-round
  • Good for families
  • Parking available
  • No restaurant or snack bar
  • No restrooms
  • No disabled access
  • Reservations not required

Go Boston Card

At a Glance

Address

269 Monument Street
Concord, MA

Phone: (978) 369-3909

Website: www.oldmanse.org

Adult Gate PriceChild Gate Price
$9.00 $5.00