Amherst, Massachusetts

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Amherst, Massachusetts, USA

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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Grace Episcopal Church 413-256-6754
    18 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA 01002
    The Five College Region of Western Massachusetts
    The cornerstone of this Gothic Revival-style stone church, designed by English émigré Henry Dudley, was laid on July 25, 1865. The first service was held in the... more info  map

  • Town Hall 413-259-3333
    4 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA 01002
    Noted for its history and architectural style, this Richardson Romanesque-style structure was designed by famed architect H.S. McKay of Boston. more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Amherst Public Library 413-259-3090
    43 Amity Street (Jones Library), Amherst, MA 01002
    Amherst's Public Library is divided into three branches, the Jones (the main branch), Munson Memorial Library in South Amherst at 1046 South East Street and the North... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Amherst College Museum of Natural History 413-542-2165
    11 Barrett Hill Road, Amherst, MA 01002
    Amherst College
    More than 200,000 objects spanning a dozen different types of natural history collections that have been acquired through expeditions, exchanges, donations and purchases... more info  map

  • Amherst History Museum at the Strong House 413-256-0678
    67 Amity Street, Amherst, MA 01002
    Maintained by the Amherst Historical Society, the Amherst History Museum in the 1750 Strong House "takes visitors on a journey from the town's colonial past, through its... more info  map

  • Emily Dickinson Museum 413-542-8161
    280 Main Street, Amherst, MA 01002
    Located 2 Blocks East of Amherst Center
    Dedicated to educating diverse audiences about Emily Dickinson’s life, family, creative work, times, and enduring relevance, the Emily Dickinson Museum: The Homestead... more info  map

  • Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, The 413-658-1100
    125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002
    The 40,000 square foot Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art was the first full-scale museum in the United States devoted to national and international picture book art.... more info

  • Fine Arts Center 413-545-2511 (Box Office)
    151 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01003
    The University of Massachusetts Amherst
    Educational, visual, and performing arts programs are offered at the UMass Fine Arts Center. more info  map

  • Hampshire College Art Gallery 413-559-5544
    893 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002
    Hampshire College
    Located in the lower level of the Harold F. Johnson Library building, the Hampshire College Art Gallery’s exhibitions include traditional media, environmental... more info

  • Mead Art Museum 413-542-2335
    P.O. Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002
    Located on the Amherst College Campus
    Home to the art collection of Amherst College, the Mead Art Museum's eight galleries feature regularly changing installations and special exhibitions "spanning a wide... more info  map

  • National Yiddish Book Center, The 413-256-4900
    1021 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002
    Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building
    "The largest and fastest-growing Jewish cultural organization in America," this non-profit organization works to rescue Yiddish and other modern Jewish books and... more info

  • University Gallery, The 413-545-3670
    Located in the Fine Arts Center Complex, Amherst, MA 01003
    The University of Massachusetts Amherst
    The University Gallery maintains a permanent collection of 2,600 objects with an emphasis on drawings, prints, and photographs from the second half of the 20th century... more info


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