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Berkshire Museum

39 South St, Pittsfield, MA 01201-6169
+1 413-443-7171
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It was my birthday and it was a cold damp January day. My grand daughter asked me to spend the day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
K5705XHcaroleb
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Pittsfield,ma
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This is a great lock attraction.The special exhibits are very well done.There is a guitar exhibit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charles M
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Established by Zenas Crane in 1903, Berkshire Museum integrates art, history, and natural science in a wide range of programs and exhibitions that inspire educational connections between the disciplines. In association with the Smithsonian since 2013, Berkshire Museum is part of a select group of museums, cultural, educational, and arts organizations that share the Smithsonian's resources with the nation. Located in downtown Pittsfield, Massachusetts, at 39 South St., the Berkshire Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $13 adult, $6 child; Museum members and children age 3 and under enjoy free admission.
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“rainy day” (12 reviews)
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39 South St, Pittsfield, MA 01201-6169
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my birthday and it was a cold damp January day. My grand daughter asked me to spend the day with her. After having a wonderful lunch, she suggested we go to the Berkshire Museum. I had not been there in years, loved to...More

Thank K5705XHcaroleb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great lock attraction.The special exhibits are very well done.There is a guitar exhibit which is exceptional going on right now.This is especially great on a rainy day.

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 1 week ago

After touring this small museum to art, nature, science, history and culture I think it should be renamed the Berkshires “Children” Museum. Adults can enjoy this museum but there are so many interactive activities to capture the imagination of young ones that it is the...More

Thank W8LT3R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

small museum in the Berkshires about the surrounding towns. There is a traveling exhibit about history of guitars that is taking places until the end of Sept 2017.

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Berkshire Museum contains a variety of different types of science, art and history artifacts. My husband and I visited the Museum on Sunday, July 2nd. We had been at the museum multiple times before and have always liked the changing exhibits. The exhibits this...More

Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My kids loved this museum. Each room had something to keep our children engaged. We spent over two hours exploring.

Thank Victoriarael
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the price the museum was a great disappointment. Had there not been a special exhibit on guitars there at the time of our visit, it would not have been worth the price of admission. They are working to improve the museum but have a...More

Thank jteble
Kim D, Marketing and Brand Manager at Berkshire Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed in your visit to the Museum. The current price of admission is based on the summer exhibition, "GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World," and will return to the usual, lower...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting in the Berkshires, we discovered this little local museum. They were featuring a wonderful exhibits on Guitars. It was fantastic. Over 80 guitars, interactive stations explaining the science of sound, informative text by every guitar (old sitars to 3D printed guitars!). The regular...More

Thank Linda C
Kim D, Marketing and Brand Manager at Berkshire Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a thorough review of your Museum experience. We are so glad you found us! We are aware that the Aquarium is an area that could use a little TLC and have been working on some updates...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Adults, teens and young children will love this exhibit running through early September. Don't miss it!

Thank Laurie N
Kim D, Marketing and Brand Manager at Berkshire Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are all loving this exhibition!

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Each year the Berkshire Museum has interesting special exhibit besides their regular exhibits. There also is a movie theater that shows excellent cinemas a few days during the week.

Thank cazreads
Kim D, Marketing and Brand Manager at Berkshire Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review!

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Entrance fees are $13 for adults; $6 Child (under 18); Free for children 3 and under. EBT card + ID Free for 2 adult and 2 children each time AAA members $2 off Adult ENJOY!
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