Museums

Berkshire Museum Pittsfield

Where is it at?

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Berkshire Museum
39 South Street
Off Route 7
Pittsfield
MA
01201
Tel: 413 443 7171

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Limited free on-street parking is available near the Museum for 90 minutes on weekdays and unrestricted on weekends and evenings. Public lots offering free three-hour parking are located on McKay Street, East Street, and on South Street near the Colonial Theatre.

Where are we going today?

The Berkshire Museum has a great deal to offer with a pleasing attitude toward families and children.

The Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation features 3,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and experiments celebrating innovations originating in Berkshire, plus the Dino Dig section of the Gallery of Dinosaurs and Paleontology gives kids some hands on action too.

The permanent collections comprise some 30,000 artistic objects on rotation while travelling and special exhibitions keep repeat visits fresh. Other permanent features include the sublevel aquarium, the striking World in Miniature gallery and The Gallery of Rocks and Minerals and more.

Also home to the Little Cinema, which shows a discerning selection of world works.

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$13
  • Children$6
  • Free Under: 3 years.
LAST UPDATED 2013

When can we go?

Monday through Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 12 noon to 5pm.

Any Top Tips?

Little Cinema $7.50pp..

Can I get one of those?

The Berkshire Museum Shop offers a wide selection of toys, gifts, and mementos from your trip to Berkshire Museum. The shop sells plush animals, educational puzzles and games, textiles, jewelry and more. It also features a variety of items made in the Berkshires, from purses and aprons to children’s books..

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    Great place for people of all ages i would go there every day if i could being smarts the way

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    Very nice museum with quite an eclectic collection. If you're out in western MA, you should def check it out. Saw some very interesting artifacts from Egypt, and lovely paintings from the Hudson River School.

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