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What’s in the Basement? Episode 15: The Mountain Lion

By |April 27th, 2020|Categories: Whats in the Basement|Tags: , |

Explore the science and history of taxidermy as we take a closer look at our ethically sourced female mountain lion. Theme music by Phil Vivori. TRANSCRIPT Craig Langlois: Welcome to What’s in the Basement? a [...]

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What’s in the Basement? Episode 13: Matthew Henson’s Fur Suit

By |April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Whats in the Basement|Tags: |

Arctic explorer Matthew Henson (1866-1955) wore this fur suit, made for him by an Inuit woman, on his successful expedition to the geographic North Pole in 1909, making him one of the first people ever [...]

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Lucretia Williams, in Celebration of Earth Day

By |April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, SSH Series|Tags: |

Every year on this day, for the past 50 years, Americans have celebrated Earth Day.  In 1970, men, women, children, and college students across the US gathered to draw attention to the increasingly obvious negative environmental effects of years of industrialization and the need for urgent action.  [...]

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What’s in the Basement? Episode 12: Coral

By |April 20th, 2020|Categories: Aquarium Blog, Whats in the Basement|Tags: , |

Coral reefs are among the most diverse and productive ecosystems on the planet, home to thousands of species of aquatic life. Berkshire Museum's coral tank is well-established and provide a unique look at these interesting [...]

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

Berkshire Museum will be closed to the public March 14 through 29.

Admission
$13; children ages 0 to 17 and Museum members visit free.

Little Cinema
$7.50, $5 members

Contact

413.443.7171
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39 South Street (Route 7)
Pittsfield, MA 01201
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