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Emily Dickinson Museum
Emily Dickinson Museum
Open for tours from March to mid-December, the birthplace of Emily Dickinson is registered as a National Historic Landmark.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
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Yiddish Book Center
Yiddish Book Center
Owner description: The Book Center’s 37,000-square-foot heymish-modern building in Amherst, MA, is a lebedike velt – a lively world – featuring an open Yiddish book repository, theatres, art... more Owner description: The Book Center’s 37,000-square-foot heymish-modern building in Amherst, MA, is a lebedike velt – a lively world – featuring an open Yiddish book repository, theatres, art galleries, museum exhibitions about Yiddish language and culture, and programs in literature, music, art, film, and theater less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Amherst College Museum of Natural History
Amherst College Museum of Natural History
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Owner description: The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a stunning, 40,000 square-foot facility in the heart of the Five College area of Western MA is loved by families, art aficionados and... more Owner description: The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a stunning, 40,000 square-foot facility in the heart of the Five College area of Western MA is loved by families, art aficionados and book lovers alike. The Museum houses three Galleries with rotating exhibitions of picture book art from around the world, and a permanent collection which includes works by artists such as Maurice Sendak, Leo Lionni, and Rosemary Wells. A hands-on Art Studio allows visitors to create their own masterpiece any time the Museum is open. The Auditorium hosts regular live performances, daily films, and frequent lectures and guest appearances by renowned authors and illustrators. The comfortable Reading Library is the perfect spot to settle in with a book and a friend, or take in Storytime. The Museum Shop, called by Parent's Choice "the very best bookstore for picture books in the entire world," is stocked with unique gifts and a beautiful array of picture books. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Mead Art Museum
Mead Art Museum
Attraction type: Art Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Antonio's Pizza
Antonio's Pizza
Ranked #1 of 105 Restaurants in Amherst
Cuisines: Pizza
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout
Bistro63 at Monkey Bar Grill
Bistro63 at Monkey Bar Grill
Ranked #2 of 105 Restaurants in Amherst
Price: $4 - $21
Cuisines: Fusion
Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Atkins Farms Country Market
Atkins Farms Country Market
Ranked #3 of 105 Restaurants in Amherst
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch
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Bart's
Ranked #4 of 105 Restaurants in Amherst
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Pita Pockets
Pita Pockets
Ranked #5 of 105 Restaurants in Amherst
Cuisines: Greek, Middle Eastern
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Delta Organic Farm Bed and Breakfast
Delta Organic Farm Bed and Breakfast
$65 - $105
Ranked #12 of 14 Amherst B&B and Inns

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Red Roof Inn South Deerfield
2.0 of 5
Red Roof Inn South Deerfield
$90 - $174
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in South Deerfield
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Deerfield Inn
3.0 of 5
Deerfield Inn
$100 - $241
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Deerfield

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Black Walnut Inn
Black Walnut Inn
$95 - $125
Ranked #1 of 14 Amherst B&B and Inns
Amherst Inn
Amherst Inn
$85 - $175
Ranked #2 of 14 Amherst B&B and Inns
Allen House Victorian Inn
Allen House Victorian Inn
$75 - $195
Ranked #5 of 14 Amherst B&B and Inns

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