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“Dinosaur fans delight”

Amherst College Museum of Natural History
Ranked #2 of 27 things to do in Amherst
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

In the basement, which is less than ideal, but great display of dinosaur fossil prints. Parking at Amherst College is difficult, but it is not a bad walk from town on a good-weather day.

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

It's FREE!!! Beautiful building, beautiful college campus. Lots of fossils, both assembled, and stored in sealed drawers. Take your time exploring.

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Park in town, have lunch, and hit up this FREE museum. Beautiful inside and out. Hours are Tuesday-Sunday, 11 am - 4 pm (additional hours Thursday evenings 6 - 10 pm).

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Reviewed March 6, 2013

A very well thought out museum, the modern building is great, fits right in, and of course it does what it does quite well, educational, fun, enough to keep your interest, and the minerals.
The layout is very user friendly, meaning many of the specimens in the draws, just loved it.

Thank David E
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

We visited the old museum just before they packed everything away for several years, and built the new museum. We went with a group, and I found it very interesting, my 13 year old liked it but my 9 year old was a little bored. Nonetheless, I think for kids and families who are interested in natural history this is a must-see when in the area.

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