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Emily Dickinson Museum: The Homestead & The Evergreens

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Emily Dickinson Museum: The Homestead & The Evergreens is at 280 Main St. The museum includes the Homestead, Emily Dickinson’s home and birthplace; and The Evergreens, the next-door home of Dickinson’s brother, Austin. Located in the Homestead, the Tour Center offers an exhibit about Emily Dickinson's poetry and is the starting point for all visits.

The 90-minute Emily Dickinson’s World tour affords exploration of both historic homes and a full account of Dickinson's life and work; the 45-minute This Was a Poet tour introduces visitors to the writer in her own home. A self-guiding audio tour of the grounds can be accessed via smartphone or through audio wands that are available for rent from the Tour Center desk.

Note: Only the first floors of the historic houses are wheelchair accessible.

Guided tours are available.

Tour Center free. Guided tours $15; $13 (senior citizens); $10 (students with ID); free (ages 0-17). Self-guiding audio tour wand $6. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Wed.-Mon. 10-5, June-Aug.; Wed.-Sun. 11-4, early Mar.-May 31 and Sept. 1-late Dec. Last tour begins 30 minutes before closing. Tour schedule may vary; phone ahead.
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