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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 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 24 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 22 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 10 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 10 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
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Interesting tour of the Emerson house. I haven't read Emerson's works, but enjoyed the house tour anyway. Pictures are not allowed inside the building. Make sure you go through the gardens in the back.

Thank MNroadtrippers66
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Interesting house. Obviously a key stop for learning more about one of America's most important writers and the literary set behind transcendentalism. Tour guides, however, were difficult to understand.

Thank longjch
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