Museums, Galleries & Libraries in Berkshire County, MA
Berkshire County Holocaust Memorial Monument Park Square, Pittsfield MA - Donated by the people of Berkshire County to commemorate the 11 million people who died in the Holocaust of World War II.
Chapin Library of Rare Books & Manuscripts -
Chesterwood Museum 4 Williamsville Rd., Stockbridge MA 413/ 298-3579 - Berkshire County home, studio & gardens of America’s foremost sculptor of public monuments, Daniel Chester French (the Lincoln Memorial). Situated on 122 acres. Exhibits, tours, classes.
Furnace Brook Winery at Hilltop Orchards Rt. 295 / 508 Canaan Rd., Richmond, MA 413/698-3301 - 100 year-old farm set on 200 scenic acres in the Berkshires. Stroll about the orchard, or hike, ski or snow shoe the private back country trails. Apple picking, Free wine tasting.
Hancock Shaker Village Route 20 & 41, Pittsfield MA 413/ 443-0188 - Restored 18th Century Shaker village preserves a simple, peaceful, efficient life-style. Animal farm, tours, galleries, exhibits, hands-on activities. Library, hiking trails, Cafe, Gift Shop.
Herman Mellville's Arrowhead Museum
Naumkeag House and Gardens 5 Prospect Hill Rd., Stockbridge MA 413/298-3239 - Open daily May to Columbus Day. Allow a minimum of 1 hour for the garden, 2 hours if also taking house tour.
Norman Rockwell Museum Rtes 102 & 183, Stockbridge MA - 2010 Norman Rockwell Museum Exhibit Schedule to the LEFT
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute 225 South St., Williamstown MA 413/458-2303 - extraordinary group of works, research & academics programs. World-wide respected art museum, known for its intimate galleries and stunning natural environment. 2010 Clark Art Institute Museum Exhibit Schedule to the LEFT
Stockbridge Library Historical Room Main St., Stockbridge MA
Ventfort Hall, the Museum of the Gilded Age 104 Walker St., Lenox MA
Williamstown House of Local History 1095 Main St., Williamstown MA