From soup to nuts this attraction is great for kids and adults. Housed in a newer building you can explore where and when prehistoric dino's roamed and learn just about all there is to know about this age with a guided tour or just browse by yourself.
if you like dinosarus, fossils, and many other things like egyptian mummy this museum on the campus of amherst college is worth finding and going to as it's absolutely FREE! i had a great time showing some of my friends from out of town this hidden gem of a collection of artifacts. my friends were impressed with this small musem... 更多
This is a hidden gem just footsteps from downtown on the Amherst College campus. Do not expect a creaky, musty old exhibit. No expense was spared in creating this relatively new museum for the expansive collection of impressive fossils and minerals in the college's collection. The exhibit was professionally designed with high level finishes and materials. There is plenty to... 更多
We brought our 16 month old here and the museum really wasn't big enough for him to run around and everything said not to touch. For us adults, we found it interesting and we liked it. We think it's better for kids 4+, unless they have a special interest. There are 3 floors, stairs and elevator, and sitting areas by... 更多
Knowledgeable staff, a wealth of diverse fossils, bones, and artifacts, great signs and placards! And, it's free! My only small disappointment was that their large collection of tracks didn't include descriptions of each displayed slab.
Huge, impressive collection of fossils. Can't believe there are so many in one place. Knowledgeable and friendly docents. Free admission.
A wonderful natural history museum that has drawn us back numerous times, with and without delighted grandchildren, to explore the early geological history of the Connecticut River valley and just stand thoughtfully at the base of those huge feet of the mammoth and mastodon.
Places like this are why I use Trip Advisor. There is no way I would have been able to find this hidden gem on my own. Even as we parked the car next to the building and walked up to the entrance, my family thought we had the wrong place. And sure enough, inside an unmarked, plain-looking building was a... 更多