Shop at Walden Pond

The Thoreau Society Shop at Walden Pond is located across the street from Walden Pond, where world-famous author Henry David Thoreau, wrote his classic WALDEN OR LIFE IN THE WOODS. Visit us on your next trip, and discover Thoreau Country.

Thoreau Bicentennial Gathering: Celebrating the Life, Works, and Legacy of Henry David Thoreau | The Thoreau Society

Have you registered for the 2017 Thoreau Society Annual Gathering yet? with Ernesto Estrella Cozar, Kimberly Dacorogna, Mark Gallagher, Richard Higgins, Natalya Jean, Kathleen Coyne Kelly, and Bob Young

The Shop is looking fancy for Henry's 200th!

We are expanding our kid's section at the Shop! Several new titles and some old favorites are now here!
Come in or go online!

[05/15/17]   The Thoreau Society has an opening for a Shop Associate this summer at the Shop at Walden Pond. You should at minimum have an interest in the life, works, and legacy of Henry D. Thoreau; some level of customer service experience; and enjoy working with the public. Our staff members are dependable and hard working. We offer competitive pay. If interested, please email or call 978-369-5321.


“If the injustice is part of the necessary friction of the machine of government, let it go...but if it is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then I say, break the law."

THREE COLORS: Pastel blue, Pastel yellow, Pastel green

Sizes S to 2XL


"On the drums....Henry D. Thoreau!"
Gray T-shirt with Thoreau behind the kit, "Different Drummer" in red.
Sizes S to 2XL

How to Live Like Thoreau

I'm enjoying both books right now and they are wonderful!
(And available at The Shop at Walden Pond) The best way to celebrate the great naturalist’s life is to follow his example: to handle the oars ourselves, pull on our hiking boots and learn about life. John Kaag reviews “The Boatman” by Robert M. Thorson and “Thoreau and the Language of Trees” by Richard Higgins.

The Thoreau Society and The Thoreau Farm Trust - BiddingForGood Fundraising Auction

Help support the Thoreau Society and Thoreau Farm.

The Thoreau Society and The Thoreau Farm Trust - BiddingForGood Fundraising Auction The The Thoreau Society and The Thoreau Farm Trust Auction is now open. The auction will run from March 1, 2017 to March 29, 2017, with proceeds going to The Thoreau Society and The Thoreau Farm Trust in order to support our respective Missions to educat the public about Henry D. Thoreau. Auction it...

Now available at the Shop!



915 Walden St
Concord, MA

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm
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