Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial House

sights / Historic

Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial House information

Location
Concord , USA
Address
28 Cambridge Turnpike
More information
www.rwe.org
Prices
adult/child/senior & student $7/free/5
Opening hours
10am-4:30pm Thu-Sat, 1-4:30pm Sun mid-Apr–Oct
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The Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial House is where the philosopher lived for almost 50 years (1835–82). Emerson was the paterfamilias of literary Concord, one of the great literary figures of his age and the founding thinker of the Transcendentalist movement. The house often hosted his renowned circle of friends and still contains many original furnishings.