Hours & Admission

Monday - Saturday, 10 - 5pm
Sunday, noon to 5pm

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day

Admission
$13 adult; $6 child (under 18)
Museum members & children 3 and under get in for free

Little Cinema
$7.50, $5 members

Contact

413.443.7171
info@berkshiremuseum.org

39 South Street (Route 7)
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Map and Directions

Accessibility
Berkshire Museum is Handicap Accessible

Programs & Special Events

Fourth Annual Science and Innovation Fair!

Yesterday, February 11th, our halls were filled with the science projects of around 100 Pittsfield High

School students. The Fourth Annual Science and Innovation Fair, held in collaboration with SABIC and featured the Taconic High School Science and Engineering Academy and the Pittsfield High School Quark Science Club, was a huge success.

Each of the teams had […]

Press Release: Berkshire Museum presents Countdown to Kindergarten

Berkshiremuseum Press Release
For Immediate Release: August 1, 2013
Media contact: Lesley Ann Beck, Director of Communications
413.443.7171 ext. 28; lbeck@berkshiremuseum.org
Berkshire Museum presents Countdown to Kindergarten
This evening of Kindergarten readiness for parents and children is free and open to the community
― All the experiences of a first exciting day at Kindergarten will be replicated at the […]

PaperWorks Programs

Origami Plus: Saturdays, September 7, 21, and October 5, 19, 2 p.m.
Each week there is a new origami project that is taught step-by-step and with written instructions. The projects vary in difficulty each week allowing accessibility for beginners, as well as those who have had more practice. Previous weeks’ projects are practiced, as well any […]

Press Release: Berkshire Museum presents Night of Science on July 12

Berkshiremuseum Press Release
For Immediate Release: June 27, 2013
Media contact: Lesley Ann Beck, Director of Communications
413.443.7171 ext. 28; lbeck@berkshiremuseum.org
Berkshire Museum presents Night of Science on July 12
This evening of fun science experiments for parents and kids is free and open to the community
― Wacky, mystifying, and fun science experiments will fill the Berkshire Museum […]

Press Release: Animals Up Close: The African Serval Cat

Berkshiremuseum Press Release
For Immediate Release: June 25, 2013
Media contact: Lesley Ann Beck, Director of Communications
413.443.7171 ext. 28; lbeck@berkshiremuseum.org
Berkshire Museum presents
Animals Up Close: The African Serval Cat on Saturday, July 6, 2013
– Meet animals from around the world at Berkshire Museum during the Animals Up Close: The African Serval Cat program, presented by the Granite […]

Press Release: Berkshire Museum becomes Smithsonian Affiliate First Museum in Western Massachusetts to earn designation

Berkshire Museum Press Release
For Immediate Release: May 31, 2013
Media contact: Lesley Ann Beck, Director of Communications
413.443.7171 ext. 28; lbeck@berkshiremuseum.org
Berkshire Museum becomes Smithsonian Affiliate
First Museum in Western Massachusetts to earn designation
– The Berkshire Museum has been named a Smithsonian Affiliate, a prestigious designation that marks the beginning of a long-term collaboration between the two […]

Museum Institute for Teaching Science

Berkshiremuseum Press Release
For Immediate Release: May 20, 2013
Media contact: Lesley Ann Beck, Director of Communications
413.443.7171 ext. 28; lbeck@berkshiremuseum.org
Berkshire Museum hosts
MITS and DESE Professional Development Institute
Connecting Science and Literacy: Investigate it, Read It, Write It, Talk It
– The Berkshire-region Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) and MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) […]

What to do during April Vacation week

Even with the occasional rain shower or threat of snow, everyone seems to have a bad case of spring fever. Good thing we’ve got April vacation week to look forward to! So, what can you do with your kids to keep their feverish minds busy for a whole week without school? Berkshire Museum has a […]

10 Days of Play

Over MCLA’s Winter Break, I went to the movies to see Parental Guidance, a comedy starring Billy Crystal and Bette Midler as Artie and Diane Decker. The whole movie focuses on Crystal and Midler’s characters trying to get to know their grandchildren better, but failing when they try to enforce the “new” parenting methods of […]

10×10 Real Art Party

Berkshire Museum is partnering with Berkshire Art Association (BAA) and Storefront Artist Project (SAP) to host a “real art” exhibit at Berkshire Museum during February 14 – 20, 2013, with the “real art party” taking place on February 20 at 5:30 p.m., as part of Pittsfield’s 10×10 festival. Money raised for the event will help […]