Beneski Museum of Natural History

Beneski Museum of Natural History The Beneski Museum of Natural History, Amherst College is located on the campus of Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts. It showcases fossils and minerals collected locally and abroad, many by past and present students and professors.

The Museum is located in the Beneski Earth Sciences Building, completed in 2006. It is a member of Museums10.HistoryThe Beneski Museum of Natural History's collection dates back to the earliest days of the College. Edward Hitchcock, who joined the faculty in 1825 and served as the third president of Amherst College from 1845–1854, was deeply interested in the sciences and encouraged alumni to send

The Museum is located in the Beneski Earth Sciences Building, completed in 2006. It is a member of Museums10.HistoryThe Beneski Museum of Natural History's collection dates back to the earliest days of the College. Edward Hitchcock, who joined the faculty in 1825 and served as the third president of Amherst College from 1845–1854, was deeply interested in the sciences and encouraged alumni to send

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Amherst, MA
01002

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Tuesday 11am - 4pm
Wednesday 11am - 4pm
Thursday 11am - 4pm
Friday 11am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 5pm

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