Hilltown Families


With more than 1,700 specimens, including dinosaur skeletons and footprints, the Beneski Museum of Natural History, Amherst College is one of New England’s treasures. Admission is free and a visit always promises “wow” moments for children and their families. Read more in our monthly column, “Museum Adventures.”

Beneski Museum of Natural History Home of the World’s Largest Collection of Dinosaur Tracks Did you know that the world’s largest collection of dinosaur tracks is housed at Amherst College in the Beneski Museum of Natural History?  The Museum offers opportunities for families and students to learn about the natural history of the Pioneer Valley and many other parts of the world.  There are over 1,700 specimens (including skeletons of a mammoth,… Read More

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