Take an inside look at the restored 1730s house listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Wheeler-Minot Farmhouse/Henry David Thoreau Birth House. Locally, it is also known as “Thoreau Farm.”
Come learn about the birthplace of Henry David Thoreau and consider lessons about living deliberately that we can learn from his legacy.
Tour includes the lovingly restored second-floor room where Henry David Thoreau was born in 1817.
Visits are by guided tour only.
Saturdays & Sundays
May through October
11:00 am, 1:00 pm, & 3:00 pm
Admission is free. Suggested Donation $5/person
You do not need to take a tour to visit the grounds.
Free parking on site.