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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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The Berkshire Museum – “Art, history, natural science. Make surprising connections!”

The Berkshire Museum, located in Pittsfield, MA, is a hidden gem.  There are many of these small museums in New England – and probably elsewhere – founded by a local businessman and his family for the betterment of the surrounding community.  In the early 1900s, there were many well to do families who brought their […]

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