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 [...]
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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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Every tank in the Aquarium will be full by the end of this week. Berkshire Museum’s newest addition to the downstairs is a colorful array of poison dart frogs, native to Central and South America. Expect to see splashes of yellow, blue, and green hopping about the tropic plants and nestling in the comfort of [...]
Walk up the Museum’s main staircase and begin your exploration of the second floor to the left. Begin your journey by entering the world of the Mohicans, where a wigwam and beautiful bead-work wait to be discovered. On the other side of that exhibit, enter a world of ancient civilizations. Beautiful marble statues tower over [...]
Nothing makes a kid cheer more than a mini-vacation away from school. However, parents don’t usually share the same enthusiasm for these breaks as the kids. A day or two off from school begs the question, how will I entertain my kid? Luckily for parents, Berkshire Museum is packed with fun activities to entertain everyone [...]
I was born a June-baby and the thing I love most about being born in June is having the pearl as my birthstone. I’ve always thought it was the most beautiful stone: round, smooth, and a beautiful creamy-white color with a little bit of shine. See the beautiful electric-blue markings on this clam smack-dab [...]
It may be batty upstairs at Berkshire Museum, but it sure is fishy downstairs! A Tropheus duboisi fish, found in the Lake Tanganyika tank, has a blue body with a yellowish-white vertical band. Once you descend the stairs of the Museum and enter the basement, you set foot into a world very different [...]