The Shop at Walden Pond

Walden Pond signThe Shop at Walden Pond is located at 915 Walden Street, Concord, MA across the street from Walden Pond, where Henry D. Thoreau, the great American philosopher and writer, spent two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built and where he supported himself by manual labor. The Shop is located at the Walden Pond State Reservation headquarters. Our staff is on hand to answer your questions.

Shop Hours:

January – February: weekends only (*see note), 10 am – 4 pm
March – October 15: 10 am – 6 pm
October 16 - November 4: 10 am - 5 pm
November 5 - December 24: 10 am - 4 pm
Closed December 25 - December 31
January-February: Open New Years Day and Weekends 10 am - 4 pm
March 1- March 31: 10 am - 4 pm
April 1 - October 14: 10 - 6 pm

Contact Information:

The Shop at Walden Pond located directly across from Walden Pond on Rt. 126.

The Thoreau Society Shop at Walden Pond
915 Walden Street
Concord, Massachusetts 01742

phone: (978) 287-5477
fax: (978) 287-5620

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