Old Manse Lilacs

Guided Tours

Guided tours are led by trained guides. Our tours can be tailored to meet your group’s interests and curricular goals and can be designed to cover any of the following topics

  • 19th Century Literature
  • The American Revolutionary War
  • The History of Slavery in Massachusetts
  • Transcendentalism
  • Environmental History
  • Women’s History
  • Museum Studies


Reservations are required for groups of 8 or more in order for our visitor services to prepare accordingly. Please email oldmanseeducation@thetrustees.org to confirm your reservation

Guided tours can range from 30 – 60 minutes in length depending on your group’s needs. Tours are conducted rain or shine.

Group Visit Fees

Group visit fees apply to both groups of 8 or more. We charge a discounted rate of $9/person for group bookings. Payment is required in advance. A single payment in full for the entire group may be made by MC/Visa/AMEX credit card. Library passes, corporate passes, or guest passes are not eligible for group visit payment.