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The Mount in Lenox, Massachusetts

The Mount in Lenox

2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, 01240
413-551-5111
Category: Attractions, Family / Kids
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Lenox, Massachusetts Estate - The Mount

The Mount was American author Edith Wharton's home in Lenox, Massachusetts. Wharton is known for her expatriate novels and short stories, blending her Americanism with a love for the Old World of Europe. This is evident in The Mount, a beautifully elegant estate that boasts award-winning gardens, and a grand, historic building. Visitors today enjoy touring the house and gardens, hosting lavish weddings, and taking part in several cultural programs, including lectures, theater performances, live music, and more.

Details

Hours -

Varies

Prices


  • Adults: $16
  • Students: $13
  • Grounds Pass: $12
  • American Icons: $29, $39, $49
  • Guided Tour: $2
  • Free admission for those 18 years and under

Events -

Weddings, musical performances, tours of the garden and mansion, exhibits, book signings, theatre

Activities

  • Guided tours of house and gardens
  • Theatrical productions
  • Educational workshops
  • Lecture series

The estate is a wonderful place to have a wedding -

Elegant wedding ceremonies and receptions can be held in the lovely gardens of The Mount or inside the mansion. The entire estate is closed to the public during weddings so that guests can move around freely. The Mount staff is on hand to assist with all aspects of wedding planning.

There are often small music performances on the grounds for a small fee -

And for free, in July and August on Friday and Saturday evening at 5 p.m. join guests for After Hours at The Mount with Jon Suters. Enjoy a blend of modern and traditional musical styling’s while enjoying a glass of wine or snack.

FAQs

What sorts of programs are offered?


There are a variety of events and programs offered at the Mount, including lectures, live music, literary readings, guided tours of the estate, and theatrical performances.

Is this a good place to take kids?


Yes. Programs such as Theater in the Dell Presents Pinocchio are a wonderful way to introduce young ones to theatre through the magic of puppetry. Bring a blanket, lawn chair, and picnic and have fun.

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Driving Direction to The Mount in Lenox From or Berkshire Comfort Inn & Suites - Great Barrington