Archive | May, 2014

Mead Art Museum

  Amherst College has a beautiful campus to wander and is home to both the Beneski Natural History Museum and the Mead Art Museum. It’s located within walking distance to the town center’s hub of shops and restaurants. Named for its founder, William Rutherford Mead (an 1867 graduate of Amherst College and a partner in […]

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Beneski Museum of Natural History

  An impressive collection of skeletal specimens. Hands on with drawer pull outs. A great place for young dinosaur and or rock enthusiasts! The origins of the Amherst College Museum date back to the very earliest days of Amherst College. The College itself began in 1821 as a teaching institution primarily for missionaries that would […]

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