The Berkshire Museum has a great deal to offer to all families and children that visit! It's an enjoyable learning experience for all who want to immerse themselves in history, science and art!
The Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation features 3,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and experiments celebrating innovations originating in Berkshire, so you can really gain an understanding of how the area grew to be what it is today!
The Wold in Miniature offers 14 very cool miniature scenes depicting animals and plants in their native habitats, so kids can learn about ecology and geography across the globe.
There are exhibits on rock and minerals found in the earth, and the Berkshire Backyard exhibit showcases the wildlife found in the local forests, fields, lakes and streams!
Did we mention at the Berkshire Museum there is also an aquarium too? Yep! There are over 35 tanks featuring ocean life from the cave fish, seahorses, and more!
The permanent collections comprise some 30,000 artistic objects on rotation while travelling and special exhibitions keep repeat visits fresh, so you can always go back and see something new!
The Berkshire Museum is also home to the Little Cinema, which shows a discerning selection of world works.
A day of learning, hands-on exploration and family fun where history comes to life, natural science can be fun, and art is inspirational!
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.Get directions
Free for members
There are plenty of places that you can grab food in the area!
There are four exciting museum-inspired themes that you can choose from for your birthday party! Great fun AND playful learning for the kids as they celebrate that special day!
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!
Berkshire Museum’s education programs are designed to encourage students to think critically, problem-solve, and work side-by-side with their peers while taking full advantage of the Museum’s unique collection, one that combines natural science, art and history. The emphasis is always on creativity and innovative thinking.
The museum is handicap accessible!
The Little Cinema is $7.50pp.