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“An enjoyable museum for kids”
Review of Berkshire Museum

Berkshire Museum
Ranked #4 of 26 things to do in Pittsfield
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 2013, Berkshire Museum is part of a select group of museums, cultural, educational, and arts organizations that share the Smithsonian's resources with the nation. Located in downtown Pittsfield, Massachusetts, at 39 South St., the Berkshire Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $13 adult, $6 child; Museum members and children age 3 and under enjoy free admission.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stroller parking, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities
Yardley, PA
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4 reviews
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“An enjoyable museum for kids”
Reviewed August 25, 2009

The 6-11 year olds in our group enjoyed the museum. Inparticular, they liked the stuffed mammals and preserved insects, the aquariums (the younger ones liked touching the starfish), and the innovation zone activiites. The temporary frog exhibit was really great! The 15 year old and 11 year old were fascinated by the interactive frog dissection exhibit, where they choose the part to dissect, draw the dissection lines, and then watch a video showing the dissection. We spent about two and a half hours there.

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“Nice smaller museum, always an interesting "travelling exhibit"!!”
Reviewed August 4, 2009

My parents have a timeshare near by and if we come for a long weekend we always go to this museum. They a little bit of everything, its nicely layed out, very open and the travelling exhibits are always interesting. I would say good for young kids and well as young teens. I would say time spent is 1/2 day to 1/2 day +.

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