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Berkshire Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice little museum

I’ve visited the museum as part of a business trip or when I was on a business trip It is quite... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bonney Lake, Washington
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Great place to spend a few hours

We brought our 3 & 5 year olds here while on vacation, and they both had a great time. There is a... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Ottawa, Canada
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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...more
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39 South St, Pittsfield, MA 01201-6169
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All reviews an aquarium permanent collection natural history special exhibit rainy day guitar exhibit something for everyone the lower level all ages changing exhibits second floor sea horses on display small city stuffed animals modern art kids and adults
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved wandering through this museum....everything from mammal identification to the most incredible glass blowing artist presentation!! It was pouring rain in the area when we stumbled on to this museum but we were delighted with our time spent...

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve visited the museum as part of a business trip or when I was on a business trip It is quite but different and interesting certainly worth the admission price

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Our grand daughter loved the aquarium best of all. She was enthralled by the variety of species of fish, turtles, etc.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gary M
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

While visiting the Berkshires we had a rainy day so we wondered what to do. We visited the Berkshire Museum and we were glad we did. It is self descripted as a museum of science, history and the arts and it does it all well....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jerryf183
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We brought our 3 & 5 year olds here while on vacation, and they both had a great time. There is a kids room full of big blocks they can build to their hearts content -great room for tired parents to sit and relax a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Found this a very interesting place to visit. It held a number of good exhibitions, loved the dinasour outside. So many things invented or started in this area. No discount for seniors.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 740Elly48
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This small museum, on three floors, started out as a Natural History museum and has expanded into arts, science, innovation, and antiquities. On the first floor, there is a stuffed animal gallery that is quite old with some extinct animals. The well ordered rock and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John N
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This museum, although small, has a wide variety of things to see from many different time periods, ranging from an aquarium to modern art. Activities for the kids too.This was a great way to also learn about the history of the Pittsfield area and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Y0ungSter
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Enjoyed the visiting artists. One dedicated to local artists that we got to vote on our favorite piece. The other was Josh Simpson, Galactic Landscapes, very interesting. The rest was okay, expected a bit more info regarding the Berkshires origination etc. Plus, parking is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wanetadrift
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It's small museum and it's very interesting to see those different exhibits.Many wonderful exhibits of art and history! I didn't get chance to see the aquarium because it was closed temporary that day..

Date of experience: August 2018
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7 May 2018|
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Response from ron542 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. We took an 18 month old and he had a ball.
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Response from Docent2015 | Reviewed this property |
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!