Places to Go

This page will provide you with links to Dickinson Sites and Resources in Amherst, to Museums of Interest in the Amherst Area, and suggested Food and Lodging.  All links will open in a new window.

Emily Dickinson's gravestone
Emily Dickinson's gravestone in West Cemetery

Dickinson Sites and Resources in Amherst

Dickinson's Amherst Today
(a google map of commemorative sites and historic places familiar to Emily Dickinson)

Amherst College Archives
Frost Library
Amherst College
(413) 542-2299

Jones Library Special Collections
43 Amity Street
(413) 256-4090

Amherst History Museum
67 Amity Street
(413) 256-0678

Amherst Books
8 Main Street
(413) 256-1547

West Cemetery
(burial site of Emily Dickinson, her parents, paternal grandparents, and sister)
Triangle Street

Wildwood Cemetery
(burial site of Austin, Susan, Ned, Martha, and Gilbert Dickinson)
Strong Street

Museums of Interest in the Amherst Area

For general information, please visit Museums10

Individual Museums:

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002
(413) 658-1100

Hampshire College Art Gallery
Johnson Library Center
Amherst, MA 01002
(413) 559-5544

Historic Deerfield, Incorporated
Box 321
Deerfield, MA 01342
(413) 774-5581
fax: (413) 775-7220

Mead Art Museum of Amherst College
Routes 9 and 116
Amherst, MA 01002
(413) 542-2335

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
Lower Lake Road
South Hadley, MA 01075
(413) 538-2245

National Yiddish Book Center
Route 116
Amherst, MA 01002
(413) 256-4900

The Porter-Phelps-Huntington House
130 River Drive
Hadley, MA 01035
(413) 584-4699

The Museum of Natural History, Amherst College
Routes 9 and 116
Amherst, MA 01002
(413) 542-2165

Smith College Museum of Art
Elm Street at Bedford Terrace
Northampton, MA 01063
(413) 585-2760

University Gallery of the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Fine Arts Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003
(413) 545-3670


Food and Lodging

Food and lodging suggestions can be found on the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce website.