The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

2 Plunkett St.
Lenox, MA 01240- Map It
Phone: (413) 551-5111

AAA Editor Notes

The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home, at 2 Plunkett St. at the s. jct. of US 7 and SR 7A, is a 42-room mansion built in 1902 by writer Edith Wharton, the first woman novelist to win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction and an authority on architecture, interior design and gardens. The estate consists of formal flower gardens, woodland trails, a Georgian Revival stable and a mansion with restored rooms. Wharton's personal 2,600-volume library is on view. Seasonal programs are offered. Guided tours are available. Food is available.
$18; $17 (ages 65+); $13 (students with ID); free (ages 0-18).
Hours: Daily 10-5, May-Oct. Allow 2 hours minimum.