11:00 am
Through a guided tasting of a selection of cow’s milk cheeses, participants will explore texture, aroma, and flavor while learning how milk is transformed into an array of different styles of cheese. We’ll also discuss how to select perfectly ripe cheeses, the best way to enjoy various types of cheese, and how to keep your[...]
11:00 am
Genealogist Keren Weiner demonstrates how to find your ancestors’ ship records.  Using examples from her case files, Keren will break down the steps you need to follow to locate passenger lists, and will show how to mine the rich treasure of information they contain.  Passenger lists contain surprising nuggets, providing clues to the lives our[...]
11:00 am
Join Mark Phillips and Berkshire Ferments and learn how to make your own sauerkraut! Just in time for the upcoming Berkshire Fermentation Festival, discover the secret to making delicious, preserved vegetables. Included with regular Museum admission.
11:00 am
Add some colors to your life! Learn how to tie and dye shirts, handkerchiefs, and bandanas, to brighten up your summer and bring out your Woodstock spirit! Included with regular Museum admission. Seating is limited, so reservations are requested; call 413.443.7171 ext. 360.

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
Map and Directions

Berkshire Museum is Handicap Accessible