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Great replica of original.

Thoreau lived over 2 years in this very small house with minimal amenities. Although compact, it... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Boca Raton, Florida
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Tiny House of Yesteryear

Fun to see for Thoreau fans, but not as interesting as some other Thoreau exhibits in Concord... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Brewster, Massachusetts
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A replica of the house Thoreau lived in for his two-year sojourn at Walden Pond.
Route 126, Concord, MA
+1 978-369-3254
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The message of simplicity comes across in this small cabin. Good re-creation of the actual cabin. Easy to get to with clear paths. Even though Thoreau didn't like "worn paths"..

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 4 August 2018

I think Thoreau would have been absolutely horrified to see the masses of people at this beautiful site. The park regularly closes due to overcrowding, and a sign will be posted to come back at 2 (or whenever). When you return, the line of waiting...More

Thank elainedi
Reviewed 21 July 2018

While only a replica, this cabin adequately portrays the minimalist living situation of author Henry David Thoreau as he wrote Walden, a work about living deliberately and freeing oneself from the constraints of society. It was interesting to see visually the exact space Thoreau had...More

Thank Mia C
Reviewed 18 July 2018

this cabin is a replica of the original cabin built by Thoreau and is not located in the same spot as the original. I guess if you're going for the whole history lesson, this may be something you'd like to see but not necessarily a...More

Thank KG42
Reviewed 18 October 2017

It was quite interesting to see how Thoreau lived. It's a tiny house with not much in the way of comforts. At the time, it would certainly have been a peaceful place for contemplation and writing. And, of course, it's very close to Walden Pond.

2  Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Thoreau lived over 2 years in this very small house with minimal amenities. Although compact, it shows what is really a necessity and how much simpler we could live. Thoreau was an educated person who did his best work when he was alone and undesturbed....More

Thank DBG8474
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This Tiny House is actually an amazing time machine. Step into it and sometimes you can even find the MAN himself (or a modern person who offers a pretty decent interpretation of him). It's located at the edge of the parking lot, on your way...More

4  Thank GreenpointTammy
Reviewed 23 May 2017

THoreau's writings take more perspective after seeing this replica cabin. If you are fortunate to be there the day the resident 'Thoreau' is aorund, you are in for a treat!

Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Fun to see for Thoreau fans, but not as interesting as some other Thoreau exhibits in Concord. Gets the message of "Simplicity, Simplicity, Simplicity" across well!

1  Thank gina3981
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice replica of the house. 2 trap doors one above and one below with a small bed, wood burning stove and desk. Very small. across the street from the pond.

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