a tour guide is giving a tour of the Homestead parlor. Everyone in the photo is wearing a K95 mask.

Visitor Code of Conduct

Visitor Code of Conduct
At the Emily Dickinson Museum, the health and safety of our staff and visitors is our top priority. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming experience for everyone. The Museum does not tolerate discrimination or any form of unlawful harassment. By purchasing tickets and visiting the Emily Dickinson Museum, you are agreeing to comply with the following requirements for visitor conduct:

  • The Museum is comprised of two historic houses containing original Dickinson-family possessions. Visitors help to preserve these resources for the future by refraining from touching or leaning on furniture, walls, and objects. 
  • Food and beverages other than water are not permitted inside the Museum. 
  • Visitors are welcome to take non-flash pictures inside the Museum, but videos are not permitted. 
  • Visitors may be asked to silence their cellphones during guided tours at the Museum. 
  • In the event of an emergency, visitors will follow directions from the Museum staff.


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