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.
The Emily Dickinson Museum has reopened for 2014!
The Emily Dickinson Museum is open for the 2014 season. Our hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. Visits beyond the Museum's Tour Center are by guided tour only; please consult our current tour schedule for details.
Visit our events page to explore all that will be happening this year, including our new "Dickinsons in Love" program, an expanded Garden Days in June, our annual Poetry Walk, Children's Circus, and Poetry Marathon, and much more!
"Dickinsons in Love" program premieres March 21 and 22
What did “love” mean to nineteenth-century New Englanders? During this program, visitors will explore the multiple romantic relationships of three generations of the Dickinson family at the Homestead and The Evergreens. The program premieres Friday, March 21 from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, March 22 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details>>
Ten Years: The Emily Dickinson Museum
In 2013, the Emily Dickinson Museum celebrated 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>>
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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