Introducing Friends of the Institute

As a tribute to Senator Kennedy's 47-year career, gifts of $47 and up recognize you as a Friend of the Institute.

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Café & Gift Store

Institute Café

EMK Cafe

The Chamber Café is a full-service café offering a range of delicious, fresh, and local foods prepared by Gourmet Catering. The menu includes salads, soups, sandwiches, pastries, and espresso bar. The café features communal seating and operates from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday (closed on Monday and when the Institute is closed to the public).


EMK Gift Shop

Institute Store

Located within the café, the Institute store features an array of American-made gifts and memorabilia inspired by Senator Kennedy, the U.S. Senate, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.



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