Museums & Exhibitions

dinosaur skeleton fossil
Beneski Museum of Natural History
Friday, May 26, 10 AM - 4 PM
Saturday, May 27, 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, May 28, 1-5 PM
exterior view of the entrance to the Mead Art Museum
Mead Art Museum
Friday, May 26 and Saturday, May 27, 9 AM - 5 PM
Closed Sunday, May 28
historical photo of a Black woman posing in formal atire
Robert Frost Library
Friday, May 26, 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday, May 27, 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday, May 28, 8 AM - 5 PM
Mezzanine Gallery: Ancestral Bridges: Exhibit of Historical Photographs & Artifacts, by Anika Lopes
Emily Dickinson's small writing desk in her bedroom
Emily Dickinson Museum
280 Main Street
Open for guided tours Friday, May 26, through Sunday, May 28, 10 AM - 5 PM

Recreational Facilities and Trails

Families and guests are welcome to utilize the outdoor tennis courts, sand volleyball court, and outdoor basketball courts, and to visit the College’s Wildlife Sanctuary. Please note that the fitness center is not available to families and guests. 

Four chairs against a fall foliage mountain side

Amherst College Wildlife Sanctuary

The Wildlife Sanctuary comprises four marked trails on approximately 500 acres of open fields, wetlands, flood plain woods, river, upland woods, plantation pines, and ponds, and is located at the southeastern corner of campus.