I found this house tour very interesting. To understand and realize that this house was where Emerson lived.
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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
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
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.
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.
A great and brilliant man lived here and it is furnished much the way he left it. The guides were very knowledgeable and seamlessly handed us off as we transitioned from room to room. They even explained the "Transcendental Movement" in a way just about...More
The hours here seem to be limited to me. We came on a rainy day . The hours were 11-3. I could not find a price of fees on the website. You have to call, which is annoying. The woman answered the knock on the...More
I was disappointed in this place. The house still belongs to heirs of Ralph Waldo Emerson and is in dire need of some loving care. It could be magnificent and should be.
A great and humble man lived here and it is furnished much the way he left it. The guides are articulate and knowledgeable. They can even explain the "Transcendental Movement" in a way just about any lay person could understand, which is quite a feat!
It was amazing to go through this house - especially the room where some of the great "forward thinkers" sat discussing ideas to better the conditions of mankind.