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The Beneski Museum of Natural History

With more than 200,000 objects, the Beneski Museum of Natural History is one of the largest natural history museums in New England (after those at Harvard and Yale). The Museum houses a range of objects and speciments, including research and display collections in vertebrate and invertebrate paleontology, mineralogy, anthropology and osteology. Museum exhibits illustrate the evolution and ecology of major groups of animals and describe the geologic processes that have formed the earth and our local landscape. 

Dinotopia author James Gurney with museum monitor, Crystal Edwards (class of 2011)

Curious Footprints: New Book by Nancy Pick and Frank Ward about Amherst College’s Dinosaur Tracks and Natural History Collection

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