Southeast of Monument Sq, Concord Museum brings the town’s diverse history under one roof. The museum’s prized possession is one of the...
Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial House
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial House is where the philosopher lived for almost 50 years (1835–82). Emerson was the paterfamilias of...
Decordova Sculpture Park
Located near Walden Pond, the magical DeCordova Sculpture Park encompasses 35 acres of green hills, providing a spectacular natural...
Concord Cheese Shop
This is a cheese shop, as it claims, with an excellent selection of imported and local cheese, as well as wine and other specialty food...
399 Lexington Rd · interesting places nearby
Orchard House information
Louisa May Alcott (1832–88) was a junior member of Concord’s august literary crowd, but her work proved to be durable: Little Women is among the most popular young-adult books ever written. The mostly autobiographical novel is set in Concord. Take a tour of Alcott's childhood home, Orchard House, to see how the Alcotts lived and where the novel was actually written.