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Berkshire Museum

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Interesting visit

Thoroughly enjoyed the DaVinci exhibit, but I understand that it's a temporary exhibit. The museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Annie M
Port Charlotte, Florida
Great visiting exhibition, missing the pieces of art that have been sold off

The Berkshire Museum on South Street (Route 20) in the heart of downtown Pittsfield, MA is an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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
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39 South St, Pittsfield, MA 01201-6169
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the museum while staying in the area. The DaVinci exhibit was excellent including the "hands-on" working models. Other exhibits were also very interesting as well as the aquarium in the basement.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the DaVinci exhibit, but I understand that it's a temporary exhibit. The museum seems somewhat disorganized.....not a personnel issue, it's just that I couldn't figure out rhyme or reason to the exhibits. No place to buy a cup of coffee or soda inside...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We gave ourselves a three hour window to sightsee in the Berkshires before meeting family for dinner. The Berkshire Museum was great, very varied collection, lots of hands-on experiences, not just for children. Very enjoyable two and one half hours.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Roberta A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Berkshire Museum on South Street (Route 20) in the heart of downtown Pittsfield, MA is an eclectic collection of exhibits spanning the fields of art, science and history (ASH). We were fortunate to visit while “Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion,” featuring 40 working...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum kept my kids entertained for 2 hours. It was very cool and we enjoyed going in the different rooms. My 7 year old (and myself) really enjoyed the DaVinci exhibit. One of the curators was very nice and came over to demonstate how...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 17, 2019

My husband and I visited the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts on Sunday, May 12th, 2019. We have visited the museum multiple times and have always enjoyed it for its great mixture of various different types of science, history and art artifacts. Both the special...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I decided to stop in at the Berkshire Museum which was highlighting a photo show. The museum is very much different than it was when we were kids but is very much alive and a fun and interesting place to visit!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Markdharris
Reviewed February 26, 2019

My son and I spent about 3 hours at the Berkshire Museum... they have something for everyone, whether 4 or 84. We were lucky to visit while they have a Leonardo de Vinci installment... it was really a high quality exhibit with interactive structures that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019

Visited this nice small museum with friend and her son. There was this unique exhibit"Leonardo Da Vinci Machines in motion". I have been visiting this museum every year and every year museum has some unique exhibit. Last year was exhibit of guitars, previous year Christmas...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

The museum has sold all their fine paintings.They are an organization in turmoil. They are a disappointment to the wonderful Berkshire community.

Date of experience: June 2018
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May 7, 2018|
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Response from ron542 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. We took an 18 month old and he had a ball.
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Response from Docent2015 | Reviewed this property |
Entrance fees are $13 for adults; $6 Child (under 18); Free for children 3 and under. EBT card + ID Free for 2 adult and 2 children each time AAA members $2 off Adult ENJOY!