Explore the Little Women author's home with a Louisa May Alcott House tour.

Visit Louisa May Alcott House with a Go Boston pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the real-life setting of Little Women
  • Access all rooms in the Louisa May Alcott House
  • Rare family artifacts including Louisa's writing desk
  • Visit plenty of other Boston attractions with a Go Boston pass

Explore the charming clapboard farmhouse where American classic Little Women was set. Louisa May Alcott wrote her famous, semi-autobiographical novel here in 1868, and loosely based the story on her own family life with her sisters at Orchard House.

    Hours of Operation

    November 1–March 31 - Monday-Friday, 11:00 am-3:00 pm;
    Saturday, 10:00 am-4:30 pm; Sunday, 1:00 pm-4:30 pm.
    April 1–October 31 - Monday-Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm;
    Sunday, 1:00 pm–5:00 pm.

    Closings & Holidays

    Easter, Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day.

    All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

    Know before you go

    Getting In: Just show your Go Boston pass to any ticket taker at the Louisa May Alcott House and you're in – there's no need to purchase individual tickets at any of the Boston attractions included on your pass. 

    Please Note: Not valid for group tours or special programs/events.

    Getting there

    Louisa May Alcott House

    US, MA, Boston, 01742, 399 Lexington Rd. Concord,


    399 Lexington Rd. Concord,
    Boston, MA 01742
    United States

    Closest Subway Stop

    Take the T: Orchard House is accessible from Boston and points west via the MBTA Commuter Rail Fitchburg line, and is a 20-25 minute walk from Concord's Commuter Rail Station on Thoreau Street. Phone for detailed walking directions.