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Closed for January and February

The Emily Dickinson Museum is closed for January and February, and reopen for 2017 on Wednesday, March 1. Find out more about visiting here


Our new mission statement

The Emily Dickinson Museum has adopted a new mission statement:

"The Emily Dickinson Museum's mission is to spark the imagination by amplifying Emily Dickinson's revolutionary poetic voice from the place she called home."

We hope your own imagination will be sparked here in 2017!


Available Now! 2017 Emily Dickinson Museum Calendar!

The Emily Dickinson Museum 2017 Calendar has arrived, featuring 12 months of Dickinson dates, quotes, and photos! Download the order form or contact the Emily Dickinson Museum's Tour Center to place your order now!


Studio sessions in Emily Dickinson's bedroom

Have you ever wanted to experience what it feels like to write in Emily Dickinson's bedroom, the creative space where she wrote nearly all of her poetry? The Museum is now offering studio sessions for one or two participants at a time for one or two hour sessions. DETAILS>>


 The Emily Dickinson Museum

The Emily Dickinson Museum's mission is to spark the imagination by amplifying Emily Dickinson's revolutionary poetic voice from the place she called home.


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Poem of the Week

Sweet hours have perished here;
This is a mighty room;
Within its precincts hopes have played,-
Now shadows in the tomb.

J1767 Reprinted by permission.

Try these pages:

Learn more about Dickinson’s poetry
Read about her family and friends
Find answers to frequently asked questions

 

2016 Hours

January and February
Closed. Open for public programs.

Wed. March 2  - Saturday, December 31
Wednesday, 11 am - 4 pm
Thursday, 11 am - 4 pm
Friday, 11 am - 4 pm
Saturday, 11 am - 4 pm

Sunday, 11 am - 4 pm

Last tour leaves at 3:30PM

Closed Monday and Tuesday

Extended Summer Hours
Wednesday June 1 - Wednesday, August 31
Open daily except Tuesday, 10 am - 5 pm

 Last tour leaves at 4:30PM

Closed the following days
in observance of holidays:

Monday, July 4, 2016
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
(day before Thanksgiving)
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Sunday, December 25, 2016

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