The Emily Dickinson Museum
The Emily Dickinson Museum includes The Homestead, where poet Emily Dickinson was born and lived most of her life, and The Evergreens, home of the poet’s brother and his family. The two houses share three acres of the original Dickinson property in the center of Amherst, Massachusetts.
Open March through December, Wednesday through Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm.
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Last tour Wednesday-Friday at 3 pm. Last tour Saturday & Sunday at 3:30 pm. Upcoming holiday closings: Wednesday & Thursday, Nov. 26 & 27; Wednesday & Thursday, Dec. 25 & 26. Last open day in 2013 is Sunday, December 29.
We look forward to welcoming you! To plan your visit, click here for details.
Special note: Our "Grounds of Memory" landscape audio tour is available as a free cell phone and web access tour! Details»
Save the Date for the Tell it Slant Award Honoring Richard Wilbur
The 2013 Tell It Slant Award presentation will take place on Emily Dickinson’s birthday, December 10, at 4:30 p.m. The presentation and public talk is free and open to the public. A special evening party will immediately follow at the Homestead and Evergreens. Details>>
Ten Years: The Emily Dickinson Museum
This year, the Emily Dickinson Museum celebrates the tenth anniversary of the re-unification of the Homestead and The Evergreens as a single estate. In our anniversary report, you’ll find highlights of the Museum’s history, programs, exhibitions, restoration work, and near-term plans. Details>>
Join the Friends of the Emily Dickinson Museum
Now through December 31, become a new Friend of Emily's and receive a free copy of our "Poems by Emily Dickinson." Details>>
Emily Dickinson's manuscripts--housed in several academic repositories--are available for viewing on-line! Check out the Digital and Electronic Research Resources on the Museum's "Resources and Bibliography" page for the latest links!
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