To purchase timed tickets to the Concord Museum click here. Walk-in visitors are welcome! Please also enjoy our new award winning 'Shot Heard Round the World' virtual exhibition.
Welcome to the Emerson family barn! Take a virtual tour of the barn behind the Emerson’s Concord home with architectural historian, Anne Forbes; Concord Museum Curator, David Wood; and Bay Emerson Bancroft of the Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association. See the hidden details of the historic barn, built in 1828 and newly re-opened after a comprehensive nine-month restoration project. Discover the ways that Emerson and his family used the barn – you might be surprised by what you’ll find in this gem of Concord history!
Please note that this program is virtual.
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In partnership with the Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association.
Banner Image: Children and cow, 1924. Collection of Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association.
Image: Ellen Emerson holding her donkey, Graciosa. The Letters of Ellen Tucker Emerson, Edith W. Gregg, ed. Vol. II, Page 219.