The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4/5 based on 180 reviews on the web
This mission for The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, is to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books. The only full -scale museum of its kind in the United States, The Carle collects, preserves, presents and celebrates picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world.
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  • My daughter and I visited the museum today, as one of her favorite books growing up was "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". They have original illustrations from his books, as well as illustrations done by...  read more »
  • This is a fabulous museum. Such impressive art from picture books. A great place to bring children but should be at least 4 or 5 and older. Many fun art activities, a great library and an irresistible...  read more »
  • We visited this museum since my son loves Eric Carle Museum. Ticket price wasn't expensive for the family. Since its distance, we were hesitant, but we are glad we made the trip. Our kids loved the ar...  read more »
  • This place is pretty awesome!!! I liked seeing a lot of Eric Carle's works, but I also enjoyed seeing other artists as well. Two hours from home, but well worth the trip!!!
  • Really cool museum, fairly small but still a lot to see great stuff for kids. Spent a few hours here, and that was probably the max. Arts and crafts room was a lot of fun too.
  • Fabulous children's programs. Great events including book signings, readings, puppet shows, crafting projects, etc. Excellent for children 5 and older--not that fun for toddlers or younger.
  • Great place for toddlers to explore
  • It's a long way from town.So it's not crowded.
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