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Emily Dickinson Museum spring hours

The Museum has returned to our spring schedule. We will be open Wednesday through Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm. Tours will remain limited to the Homestead due to construction work at The Evergreens until further notice. We thank you for your patience as we complete this essential infrastructure work. 


April 20: Poem in Your Pocket Day

The Emily Dickinson Museum is celebrating National Poetry Month and Poem in Your Pocket Day on Thursday, April 20. Recite an Emily Dickinson poem from memory in our visitor center and receive free admission to the Museum! The Museum will offer a variety of crafts and other activities, so it's a great day for families to visit.

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.


 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

South winds jostle them,
Bumblebees come,
Hover, hesitate,
Drink, and are gone.

Butterflies pause
On their passage Cashmere;
I, softly plucking,
Present them Here!

Fr. 98 Reprinted by permission.

Try these pages:

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

 

2017 Hours

January and February
Closed for tours. Offering public programs.

March
Saturday, 11 am - 4 pm

Sunday, 11 am - 4 pm

Last tour leaves at 3:30PM

Closed weekdays

April-December 

Wednesday-Sunday, 11 am - 4 pm

Last tour leaves at 3:30PM

Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Extended Summer Hours
June-August

Open daily except Tuesday, 10 am - 5 pm

 Last tour leaves at 4:30PM

Closed the following days
in observance of 2017 holidays:

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
(day before Thanksgiving)
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Sunday, December 24, 2017
Monday, December 25, 2017

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