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Ralph Waldo Emerson House

28 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord, MA 01742
+1 978-369-2236
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28 Cambridge Turnpike, Concord, MA 01742
+1 978-369-2236
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

This museum was a favorite. A nice break from all the military history in Concord. The museum guides know their subject well and the tour is far more interesting than I imagined it would be. Plan for 45 minutes.

Thank MJ M
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We were only in Concord for a couple of days, and I knew Emerson's house was the place to see. I love the Transcendentalists, so being at Emerson's house felt like sacred ground. Wish the tour guides were a little less scripted, but they were...More

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 15 June 2016

You need to visit this great author's house and appreciate where his amazing pieces of work took place.

Thank Irvin S
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Through the guided tour, you find out a great deal more about Emerson than you learn in school. The art work and artifacts are also intriguing.

Thank PandoraPS
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Every visitor I send to the Emerson House enjoys the tour. This is one of the main features of Concord.

Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

For Emerson fans there are much better venues, including his actual study at the Concord museum. The house is privately owned and crumbling before your eyes, literally, the walls woodwork and furnishings are crazed, cracked and emitting smells that are unwholesome. That such a place...More

Thank CelineSoCA
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Our tour guides here were very well informed and enthusiastic about RW Emerson and the history of this incredible home. Well worth the visit. Be sure to check for open days/times.

Thank melange1
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I found this house tour very interesting. To understand and realize that this house was where Emerson lived.

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I enjoyed this house tour, which had 3 different docents providing info about 19th century Transcendentalist philosopher, Ralph Waldo Emerson. The tour went quickly, with fascinating material about the Emerson family, as well as Henry David Thoreau, and others. Wished I had time to visit...More

1  Thank Marsudu
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I understand visitors come here in droves to visit this place. For us it was just in the neighborhoods. Drove from our home at Lincoln for about 15/20 minutes to reach this place. Lived again the memory of the philosopher/journalist/poet who wrote the famous concord...More

2  Thank durgasankar
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