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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002


  • Tue- Friday10 am - 4 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm


Visit the carle


Hours & Admission


Tuesday – Friday* 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CLOSED MONDAYS* September through June

Open Monday through Friday in July and August and during the Massachusetts February and April school vacation weeks.

Holiday Closures: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, and New Year's Day



Adult $9
Youth (1-18), Student, Teacher, and Senior $6
Family (2 adults and 2 youth) $22.50

Iconic Illustrator's Trail tickets

Purchase a single ticket or a family pass to visit The Carle, The Norman Rockwell Museum and the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum.  Tickets are available at each museum and can be purchased over the phone or in person. Click here for more information on the Iconic Illustrators Trail.


The Carle is wheelchair accessible. For further information please email or call 413-559-6300.

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