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The Sky is NOT the Limit

by Kendra Knisley, Berkshire Museum Education Specialist GSK Science in the Summer How big is the sun?  Why does the moon’s appearance change?  What else exists in our solar system and beyond?  Learn the answers to these questions and more when Berkshire Museum brings the Science of Space to your neighborhood this [...]

The Sky is NOT the Limit 2018-06-20T14:42:51+00:00

Meet Our Acting Co-Executive Directors

Craig Langlois and Nina Garlington at the recent opening of Morgan Bulkeley: Nature Culture Clash. Effective October 31, 2017, Museum operations will be led by Acting Co-Executive Directors Nina Garlington and Craig Langlois, as Executive Director Van Shields prepares to undergo major surgery and be out on medical leave. Nina Garlington brings to [...]

Meet Our Acting Co-Executive Directors 2017-10-26T13:57:46+00:00

Considering the Stanford Prison Experiment

By Meredith Hamilton In 1971, a strange advertisement appeared in a local Palo Alto newspaper. The Psychology Department at Stanford University was calling for male college-aged participants in an experiment that would go down in infamy. Twenty-four physically and mentally healthy men, all white and mostly middle class, were selected for the experiment. Nine were [...]

Considering the Stanford Prison Experiment 2016-10-25T16:29:52+00:00

Celebrating creative play at the Berkshire Museum

Kids use the big blue blocks of Imagination Playground to build sky high. Annual Ten Days of Play event encourages families to try child-directed play. By Craig Langlois Ten Days of Play is all about children leading playtime as they see fit. This experience inspires kids to recognize, explore, and express their natural [...]

Celebrating creative play at the Berkshire Museum 2016-10-25T16:29:52+00:00

Spring Cleaning at the Museum Shop

Now that spring looks like it is here to stay, folks are getting into spring cleaning mode. The Berkshire Museum Shop is doing some cleaning of its own, resulting in lots of sale items for you! Buy one (or more!) of these Berkshire Museum mugs discounted at 25 percent. This month’s pick features [...]

Spring Cleaning at the Museum Shop 2016-10-25T16:30:06+00:00

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 [...]

What to do during April Vacation week 2016-10-25T16:30:06+00:00

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

Spring is in the air! And what better way to celebrate the changing season than with new products at the Berkshire Museum Shop. April's Pick of the Month highlights these Berkshire Museum reusable water bottles. April’s Pick of the Month features a stylish blue, reusable water bottle branded for the Museum’s 110th celebration. [...]

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things 2016-10-25T16:30:07+00:00

Games Galore!

The Berkshire Museum Shop is the perfect place to purchase fun, educational games for your kids. Art Ditto Art Ditto is a memory game with a new twist. Match the tiles of great works of art and collect your favorite ones with the art collecting cards. Throughout the game, you will discover how [...]

Games Galore! 2016-10-25T16:30:10+00:00

New Museum Shop Location

Berkshire Museum’s shop has moved out of the corner and into the spotlight! The shop is now located to the right of the Museum’s main entrance. The new location is bigger and brighter, contributing to a much improved display setup, said Kate Rosenblatt, Museum shop manager. With a larger space, Kate plans to increase the [...]

New Museum Shop Location 2016-10-25T16:30:10+00:00

Hours & Admission

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

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day

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

Little Cinema
$7.50, $5 members



39 South Street (Route 7)
Pittsfield, MA 01201
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