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Emily Dickinson Museum summer hours

The Museum has returned to our summer schedule. We will be open Wednesday through Monday, 10 am to 5 pm from June through August. The last tour of the day is offered at 4PM.

August 18: Free Fun Fridays

The Emily Dickinson Museum is free to all on Friday, August 18, as part of the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays! Join us from 10 am to 5 pm for an open house, family activities, and more. DETAILS>>

September 14-17: Amherst Poetry Festival and Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon

Join us for the fifth-annual Amherst Poetry Festival, a four-day celebration of western Massachusetts' historic and contemporary poetic heritage anchored by the thirteenth-annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon, a one-day reading of all 1,789 of Dickinson's poems. DETAILS>>

Teachers from across United States visit Emily Dickinson Museum for NEH Landmarks Workshop

"Emily Dickinson: Person, Poetry and Place," a 2017 NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop for School Teachers, introduces teachers to the intriguing history of Emily Dickinson and the world in which she lived and wrote. 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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