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 is open from March through December. Our current hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm. The Museum is closed on Monday and Tuesday. Summer hours begin May 29 (Wednesday through Monday, 10 am to 5 pm). To plan your visit, click here for details about admission fees, tours, and other schedule information for 2013.
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The Musical Parlor of Emily Dickinson. Sunday, June 2, at 3 pm. Join George Boziwick, Chief of the Music Division of The New York Public Library, and the Red Skies Music Ensemble as they recreate the poet's "musical parlor," sharing the music that Dickinson played, sang. The performance is interspersed with discussion about the musical influences on her life and work. Details»
Garden Days. Monday, June 3-Wednesday, June 3. The Museum's annual focus on the Dickinsons' gardens returns with Marta McDowell, landscape historian. Volunteer with several spsecial projects at the Homestead, which celebrates its 200th anniversary this year. Details»
"Grounds of Memory" Landscape Tour now available by cell phone and on-line!
The Emily Dickinson Museum’s "Grounds of Memory" landscape audio tour is now available as a cell phone tour! Details» The tour may also be accessed via the web at http://myoncell.mobi/dickinsonlandscape.
Art at The Evergreens Goes Digital!
Through a joint project of the Emily Dickinson Museum and Amherst College's Mead Art Museum, the art collection of The Evergreens - the best-preserved visual environment of the famously reclusive poet - is now available on-line through the Five College Art Museums/Historic Deerfield Collection Database. Details»
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