Museums

Crane Museum of Papermaking

Crane Museum of Papermaking is located in a portion of Crane’s Old Stone Mill, the museum traces Crane’s history from its colonial roots. June – mid-Oct, 1-5 pm, Monday-Friday.

Contact information
Crane Museum of Papermaking is located off of West Housatonic Street, Dalton, 01226.
Phone: (413) 684-7780
Web: http://www.crane.com

Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum

Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum is the historic restoration of the 1817 Quaker Homestead of famed women’s rights advocate. Educational Tour, Picnic Area. Memorial Day – Columbus Day. Thurs – Mon 11-4.

Contact information
Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum is located at 67 East Road, Adams, MA 01220.
Phone: (413) 743-7121
Email: mldailey@susanbanthonybirthplace.org
Web: http://www.susanbanthonybirthplace.com

The Quaker Meeting House

The family of Susan B. Anthony built the Quaker Meeting House & worshipped here. Open 1 – 4pm, every Sunday, July 6 – Columbus Day. Free Admission.

Contact information
The Quaker Meeting House is located on the Corner of Friend & Maple Street, off Route 8, Adams, MA 01220.
Phone: (413) 743-1799
Web: http://www.adamshistorical.org

Williamstown House of Local History

The Williamstown House of Local History was founded in 1941 to preserve and to promote knowledge of the town’s history. Our goal is to document the diverse people and buildings, the associations and businesses, the institutions and events, that form the town.

Contact information
Williamstown House of Local History is located at 1095 Main Street Williamstown, […]

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute features French Impressionist, Old Master and American paintings, and a dynamic program of special exhibitions, performances, and programs for all ages year-round. Set on a beautiful 140-acre campus of meadows, woods, and hiking trails. Open all major holidays except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Contact information
Sterling and Francine […]

Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA)

One of the finest college art museums in the country, the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) houses 12,000 works that span the history of art. Within the broad range of time periods and cultures represented, the collection emphasizes modern and contempory.

Contact information
Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) is located at 15 Lawrence Hall […]

The Bidwell House Museum

The Bidwell House Museum, set in the Berkshire hills, is an elegant Georgian saltbox originally built circa 1750 as a parsonage. Authentically restored, filled with antiques and surrounded by beautiful grounds and hiking trails.

Contact information
The Bidwell House Museum is located at 100 Art School Road, Monterey, MA 01245.
Phone: (413) 528-6888
Email: BidwellHouse@gmail.com
Web: http://www.bidwellhousemuseum.org/

Sandisfield Arts Center

Originally a Baptist Meeting house, Sandisfield Arts Center, a historic 1839 Greek revival style building was transformed into a community arts center in 1995.

Contact information
Sandisfield Arts Center is located at 5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield, MA 01255.
Phone: (413) 258-4100
Email: info@sandisfieldartscenter.org
Web: http://www.sandisfieldartscenter.org/

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary’s thriving beaver population is one of the many fascinating features of this sanctuary. When you walk along Yukon Brook, take note of the “lodges” of tree branches and mud, where these nocturnal creatures spend their days.

Contact information
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is located at 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox, MA […]

The Museum of the Gilded Age

The Museum of the Gilded Age at Venfort Hall is an imposing Elizabethan-style mansion built in 1893 for Sarah Morgan, the sister of J.P. Morgan. The Museum of the Gilded Age interprets the great changes that occurred in American life, industry and society.

Contact information
The Museum of the Gilded Age is located at 104 Walker […]

The Mount

The Mount is the home of writer Edith Wharton who built her house in Lenox in 1902. Author of the Age of Innocence, Ethan Frome and The house of Mirth. She wrote over 40 books in 40 years, including authoritative works on architecture, gardens, and interior design.

Contact information
The Mount is located at 2 Plunkett […]

Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio

Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio is set on the 46-acre estate of abstract artists George L.K. Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen is a museum that contains both their artwork as well as some of their more famous colleagues’ artworks such as Picasso, Braque, Leger and Gris.

Contact information
Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio is located at 92 […]

Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum

Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum will take you on a 90 minute scenic railway tour between the towns of Lenox and Stockbridge; you will get to experience a part of the Berkshires unable to be seen by car.

Contact information
Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum is located at 10 Willow Creek Road, Lenox, MA 01240.
Phone: 413-637-4965
Web: http://www.berkshirescenicrailroad.org

W.E.B. Du Bois Center

W.E.B. Du Bois Center is a non-profit education center providing the community with meaningful programs and exhibits that perpetuate civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois’s legacy of social justice.

Contact information
W.E.B. Du Bois Center is located at 684 South Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230.
Phone: 413-644-9595
Email: duboiscenter@gmail.com
Web: http://www.duboiscentergb.org

Great Barrington Historical Society

Great Barrington Historical Society’s goal is to stimulate interest in local history and to collect and preserve records and articles relevant to our town in a museum for viewing and active research.

Contact information
Great Barrington Historical Society is located in Great Barrington, MA 01230.
Email: gbhs@bcn.net
Web: http://www.greatbarringtonhistoricalsociety.org

Friends of the Du Bois Homesite

Friends of the Du Bois Homesite has been working with the University of Massachusetts/Amherst to restore the W.E.B. Du Bois Boyhood Homesite, a National Historic Landmark to the Great Barrington native, leading scholar and civil rights activist.

Contact information
Friends of the Du Bois Homesite is located on Route 23, Great Barrington, MA 01230.
Phone: 413-528-3391
Email: info@DuBoisHomesite.org
Web: […]

MASS MoCA

Since opening in 1999, MASS MoCA has become one of the world’s premier centers for making and showing the best art of our time. MASS MoCA ranks among the most visited institutions in the United States dedicated to new art. More than 80 major new works of art and more than 50 performances have […]

North Adams Museum of History and Science

The North Adams Historical Society, Inc. Over 25 exhibits on 3 floors portray a microcosm of America as told through the history of North Adams and the environment of the Berkshires.

Contact information
North Adams Museum of History and Science is located at Western Gateway Heritage State Park, Building 5A, North Adams, MA 01247.
Phone: (413) 664-4700
Email: […]

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Berkshire Botanical Garden is an oasis of beauty featuring landscaped display gardens of native and exotic plants. The mission of Berkshire Botanical Garden is to fulfill the community’s need for information, education and inspiration concerning the art and science of gardening.

Contact information
Berkshire Botanical Garden is located on Routes 102 & 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262.
Phone: […]

Norman Rockwell Museum

Norman Rockwell Museum has the world’s largest collection of original art by America’s favorite illustrator. Changing exhibits of works by Norman Rockwell & other artists.

Contact information
Norman Rockwell Museum is located at 9 Glendale Road, Stockbridge, MA 01262.
Phone: 413-298-4100
Email: nrm@nrm.org
Web: http://www.nrm.org