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Destination:
The Five College Area
/ Pioneer Valley
of Western Massachusetts

Museums, Galleries, and the Arts
Photo of Evergreen, Emily Dickinson's Brothers House in the Five College Area / Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts

Photo: Evergreen, Emily Dickinson's Brother's Home

Introduction

Lodging

Location

Norwottuck Rail Trail

Museums, Galleries, and the Arts

Attractions

Recreation

University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Smith College

Amherst College and Hampshire College

Mount Holyoke College
Goshen Hadley
Goshen Historical Commission Museum, Main Street, Goshen. Museum houses tools, paintings, documents, and memorabilia depicting the history of Goshen. Hadley Farm Museum, junction of Routes 9 and 47, Hadley, (413) 586-1812.
Huntington Indian Orchard
Porter-Phelps-Huntington Historic House Museum, 1752, 130 River Drive, Huntington, (413) 584-4699. The Titanic Museum, 208 Main Street, Indian Orchard, (413) 543-4770.
Middlefield
Milkhouse Gallery, Skyline Trail, Middlefield, (413) 623-6481. Holdings include floor/wall paintings, folk art prints, and sculpture. River Studio, River Road, Middlefield, (413) 238-7755. Houses the sculpture of the noted artist Andrew Devries.
Monson
Civil War Museum at Memorial Hall, 198 Main Street, Monson, (413) 267-5376.
Northampton
Smith College Museum of Art, Route 9 in Northampton, (413) 585-2760, TTY (413) 585-2786. Museum is closed until early 2003 for renovation and expansion. Pieces by Picasso and his contemporaries make this museum a must visit. Center for the Arts in Northampton, 17 New South Street, Northampton, (413) 584-7327. This premier gallery and performance space for western Massachusetts artists and arts organizations hosts more than 250 performances and gallery exhibitions each year. It also produces Northampton's First Night Festival.
Lyman Plant House and Botanic Gardens, Lyman Conservatory, Smith College, Northampton, (413) 585-2740. The Lyman Plant House and its adjoining botanical gardens contain plant species from all over the world. Open daily, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Pittsfield
The Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street, Route 7, downtown Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171. "Wally," a life-sized stegosaurus, welcomes visitors to Berkshire County's only art, natural science, and history museum, featuring changing exhibitions, permanent collections, aquarium, wacky Vend-O-Mat, a gift shop, the Festival of Trees, and more.
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The Five College Area
Bed & Breakfast Association
P.O. Box 3252, Amherst, MA 01004
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Towns
Amherst
Ashfield
Belchertown
Bernardston
Chesterfield
Conway
Cummington
Deerfield
Easthampton
Goshen
Granby
Greenfield
Hadley
Hatfield
Huntington
Leverett
New Salem
Northampton
Pelham
Plainfield
Shutesbury
South Hadley
Southampton
Springfield
Sunderland
Westhampton
Whately
Williamsburg
Worthington
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