FREE admission and FREE guided tours during the Thoreau Bicentennial

Thoreau Farm opens to the public on Saturday, May 6. Free admission and free guided tours — 11am, 1pm and 3pm — every Saturday and Sunday through Sunday, October 29.

During the month of May, Thoreau Farm is partnering with Freedom’s Way National Historic Area, as one of the Hidden Treasures found in the New England Region. Free Admission and Free guided tours to Thoreau Farm is sponsored in part by a generous donation from the Intel Corporation.


Celebrate Thoreau’s Walk to Wachusett at the Thoreau Birth House
The 8th Annual Massachusetts Walking Tour will hold its community concert at Thoreau Farm, from 6-8pm, on Tuesday, June 27.

The program will feature local musicians, speakers, artists, and a performance by the 2017 Mass. Walking Tour troupe to complete the evening.

Contact for more information.


Thoreau Farm: Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau is located at 341 Virginia Road, Concord, MA   01742.

Celebrate Henry’s Birthday, July 12, at Thoreau Farm all day long and from 4-5:30pm!
You’re invited to help us celebrate Henry’s 200th birth year on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Thoreau Farm: Birthplace of Henry David Thoreau! Free admission and guided tours all day. Prizes for children, until we run out.  Screen Shot 2017-04-23 at 1.29.52 PM

At 4pm-5:30pm, we’ll have:

  • U.S.P.S. Special Stamp Dedication Ceremony of the Henry David

    Thoreau Commemorative Forever Stamp

    • Launch of Thoreau Farm’s book, “What Would Henry Do?”

    • Surprise guests and speakers

    • Birthday cake and singing

light refreshments, speeches, and surprises. Save the date. Sponsored by Thoreau Society and Thoreau Farm.  Email to RSVP and for more information.