• Visit the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College, which was founded by Emily Dickinson's grandfather.
  • Visit the Emily Dickinson Museum to learn more about this important but reclusive American author, whose works were never published during her lifetime. The Museum includes the Emily Dickinson Homestead and The Evergreens, home to her brother Austin and his family.
  • Visit The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.  Founded in part by Eric Carle, the renowned author and illustrator, the museum is devoted to national and international picture book art.
  • Visit the National Yiddish Book Center.  The Yiddish Book Center works to rescue Yiddish and other modern Jewish books and open up their content to the world.  It offers year-round programs that celebrate modern Jewish literature and culture.
  • Visit the Amherst College Museum of Natural History that houses the largest collection of dinosaur footprints in the world.