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Getting Here

The Art Museum is located on the Mount Holyoke College campus in South Hadley, Massachusetts, 12 miles north of Springfield and 10 miles south of Amherst, Massachusetts. The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum is adjacent to campus and just a short 0.5 mile walk from the Art Museum.

View a walking map or consult the driving directions below.

Addresses

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
Lower Lake Road
South Hadley, MA 01351
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Joseph Allen Skinner Museum
33 Woodbridge Street (Route 116)
South Hadley, MA 01351
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Parking

Free parking is available near the ART MUSEUM. Drive past the Museum (on your right) on Lower Lake Road and take the first left. Cross the bridge and turn left into the parking lot behind Willits-Hallowell Conference Center. After parking, look for the foot bridge for the shortest walk to the Museum. After 5:00 pm on weekdays and any time on weekends, visitors may also park in faculty/staff parking spaces along Lower Lake Road. Parking spaces for visitors with physical disabilities are available on the semi-circular driveway directly in front of the Museum’s main entrance.

Free parking is available directly in front of the JOSEPH ALLEN SKINNER MUSEUM.

Directions From the North

Take Interstate 91 South to exit 20 (Northampton/Hadley). Turn left at first stoplight (onto Damon Road) and go one mile to Route 9. Turn left onto Route 9 and cross the Coolidge Bridge over the Connecticut River. Turn right at first stop light onto Route 47 and travel approximately eight miles to South Hadley center.

Continue to the ART MUSEUM: In South Hadley center, continue straight through the intersection with Route 116 onto Park Street. Take second right onto Lower Lake Road. The Museum is on the right, adjacent to the greenhouse.

Continue to the SKINNER MUSEUM: In South Hadley center, turn left at the intersection onto Route 116 North. Travel approximately 0.3 miles. The Skinner Museum is on the right.

Directions From the South

Take Interstate 91 North to exit 16 (Route 202 Holyoke/South Hadley). Turn right and proceed on Route 202 North through Holyoke and across the Connecticut River. Continue on Route 202 and take the second exit marked "South Hadley Center / Amherst" to Route 116 North. Travel approximately two miles on Route 116 to Mount Holyoke College.

Continue to the ART MUSEUM: At the traffic light at the north end of the campus, turn right onto Park Street. Take the second right onto Lower Lake Road. The Museum is on the right, adjacent to the greenhouse.

Continue to the SKINNER MUSEUM:  At the traffic light at the north end of the campus, continue straight on Route 116 North. Travel approximately 0.3 miles. The Skinner Museum is on the right.

Directions From the West

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90 East ) to exit 4 (West Springfield). Turn onto Interstate 91 North and follow directions from the south.

Directions From the East

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90 West) to exit 5 (Holyoke/Chicopee). Bear right toward South Hadley. At end of exit ramp, turn left onto Route 33 and travel approximately five miles until you reach Route 116. Turn right onto Route 116 North and drive two miles to Mount Holyoke College.

Continue to the ART MUSEUM: At the traffic light at the north end of the campus, turn right onto Park Street. Take the second right onto Lower Lake Road. The Museum is on the right, adjacent to the greenhouse.

Continue to the SKINNER MUSEUM:  At the traffic light at the north end of the campus, continue straight on Route 116 North. Travel approximately 0.3 miles. The Skinner Museum is on the right.

Restaurants

Our corner of Massachusetts is home to some terrific restaurants offering a wide range of casual and fine dining.