Beneski Museum of Natural History, Amherst College

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11 Barrett Hill Rd, Amherst, MA | 413.542.2165
Open Tues–Fri 11 a.m.–4 p.m. | Sat and Sun 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Admission is free

Emily Dickinson Museum

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280 Main Street, Amherst, MA | 413.542.8161
Open Wed–Sun 11 a.m.–5 p.m., March–December
Admission is charged

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

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125 Bay Road, Amherst, MA | 413.559.6300
Open Tues–Fri 10 a.m.–4 p.m. | Sat 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun 12–5 p.m. | Admission is charged

Hampshire College Art Gallery

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Harold F. Johnson Library Center, 893 West St, Amherst, MA | 413.559.5544
Open Mon–Fri 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. | Sun 2–5 p.m.
Admission is free

Historic Deerfield

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84B Old Main Street, Deerfield, MA | 413.775.7214
Open daily 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Admission is charged

Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

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41 Quadrangle Dr, Amherst, MA | 413.542.2335
Open Tues–Thurs and Sun 9 a.m.–midnight | Fri 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Sat 9 a.m.–5 p.m. | Admission is free

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

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Lower Lake Rd, South Hadley, MA | 413.538.2245
Open Tues–Fri 11 a.m.–5 p.m. | Sat and Sun 1–5 p.m.
Admission is free

Smith College Museum of Art

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Elm Street at Bedford Terrace, Northampton, MA | 413.585.2760
Open Tues–Sat 10 a.m.–4 p.m. | Sun 12–4 p.m.
Second Fridays 10 a.m.–8 p.m. (free 4–8 p.m.)
Admission is charged

University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMass Amherst

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Fine Arts Center, Amherst, MA | 413.545.3670 |
Open during school year Tues–Fri 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sat and Sun 2–5 p.m. | Admission is free

Yiddish Book Center

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1021 West Street, Amherst, MA | 413.256.4900
Open Sun–Fri 10 a.m.–4 p.m. | Closed legal and Jewish holidays
Admission is a suggested donation

Travel & Accomodations

PVTA buses travel between all the museums. You can plan your trip or view their bus schedules.

For schools seeking funds to help provide transportation, check out the Mass Cultural Council’s Big Yellow Bus grant.

Visit Hampshire County is a great source for information about places to stay for a range of budgets.

You can also use their site to find delicious places to eat while you’re here.