Amherst and its surrounding area offers much to see and do! There is something for everyone...from romantic sunsets and smooth bike paths to quiet museums and tasty wine pairings. Just choose a category from the list below to see just a sampling of things to do and restaurants to visit. To learn more about what's within walking distance from the Sandstone Suite, visit Main Street Amherst. To learn more about Lorain County, check out Visit Lorain County.
Founded in 1917, the Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM) is recognized today as one of the five best college and university art museums in the United States.
The collection is housed in an impressive Italian Renaissance-style building designed by Cass Gilbert. The elegant Gilbert galleries are filled with extraordinary old master and 19th-century paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts. In 1977, a gallery for Modern and Contemporary art was added to the Cass Gilbert building.
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