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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
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
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
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..
Each year the Berkshire Museum hosts a festival of trees in December.Different business and non-profit organization create a tree based on a theme- this year it was whimsical. I always do this tour to get me in the holiday spirit and see how creative everyone...More
Even though the entire museum is quite small, it still has interesting attractions. The building consists of 3 floors if you consider the basement which houses the aquarium. This is a major draw for kids and most exhibits are at their level. The first floor...More
Overall an okay museum. Primarily European art and sculptures. We went to the museum since it was raining and needed an indoor activity. The special exhibit was women in Art in the 1800's
Not a must thing to do but definitely a worthwhile activity.
This place is a joke. Most exhibits are totally random and disorganized. The ONLY exhibit out of the norm was the electric guitar display. They had some original Norman Rockwell paintings but get this - NEVER displayed them.
DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME or $$>
This museum is great. If you are going with only adults, or with children, all ages benefit from the visit. There is lots to see and do. Snakes, turtles and ocean life live downstairs, while fantastic artwork and artifacts can be seen upstairs. You can...More
My wife and visited for the first time on a rainy midweek day. We both found it very interesting and informative. There are many areas for children and families to enjoy. You may possibly get passes from your local library that are free!