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.
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.
The Church on the Hill is a historical building that has been sitting high on the hill overlooking the beautiful town of Lenox for over 200 years. Summer concerts and an annual craft fair are held at this simple yet striking church.
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.
Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum is located at 10 Willow Creek Road, Lenox, MA 01240.
Upper Housatonic Valley African American Heritage Trail is 48+ sites celebrating African Americans in the Upper Housatonic Valley–ordinary people of achievement and those who played pivotal roles in key national and international events.
African American Heritage Trail mailing address is PO Box 472, Great Barrington, MA 01230.