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

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12:00 pm Ten Days of Play 2018
Ten Days of Play 2018
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ten Days of Play 2018
Ten Days of Play (TDOP) is back for its sixth year and this popular ten-day play festival is expanding throughout the entire Museum. The Crane Room will once again be transformed into a child-directed play zone. TDOP’s favorite experiences will be spread through the galleries including the big blue blocks of Imagination Playground, the early[...]
12:30 pm Starlab Planetarium
Starlab Planetarium
Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Travel through space and time in the Starlab Planetarium, where Museum visitors experience stars, planets, and galaxies in the inflatable dome. Imagine being an astronomer studying the night sky and constellations; understand the workings of our solar system and identify celestial objects across the universe. The Starlab Planetarium experience is included with regular Museum admission.[...]
7:00 pm Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country (and now the[...]
1:30 pm Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
Feb 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country (and now the[...]
7:00 pm Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country (and now the[...]
7:00 pm WordXWord: Education in America
WordXWord: Education in America
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WordXWord: Education in America
Everybody’s got something to say: public education, home school, k-12, college, or the lessons that life has dropped on us. In this fast-paced program, poets are challenged to apply their creative energy to slicing and dicing education in America. From inside the halls and walls of our institutions to the “real” world, cautionary tales and[...]
10:30 am WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse: Littlest Learners
Berkshire Museum is proud to present a program for little ones ages 6-18 months and their caregivers. Come explore the world through your babies’ eyes! Positive verbal and physical interactions are a key element in their healthy growth and development. Together we will read stories, sing songs, learn sign language, and stretch our bodies and[...]
10:00 am WeeMuse: Parent/Child STEM Session
WeeMuse: Parent/Child STEM Session
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
WeeMuse: Parent/Child STEM Session
Join us for STEM as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. This program is designed for children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers to teach concepts at a level where sensory and exploration rule their world. Older and younger siblings are always welcome to join in. For registration questions, please contact Kendra Knisley,[...]
11:00 am WeeMuse: Parent/Child STEM Session
WeeMuse: Parent/Child STEM Session
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
WeeMuse: Parent/Child STEM Session
Join us for STEM as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. This program is designed for children ages 2 to 4 and their caregivers to teach concepts at a level where sensory and exploration rule their world. Older and younger siblings are always welcome to join in. For registration questions, please contact Kendra Knisley,[...]
11:00 am WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs)
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs)
Mar 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo - 3yrs)
Little ones can explore the Aquarium and three Museum galleries! Each week features songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Check our weekly e-news for each week’s theme. This program is geared towards children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome! WeeMuse programs are generously sponsored by the Berkshire Bank[...]
5:00 pm Youth Art Month Opening Reception
Youth Art Month Opening Reception
Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Youth Art Month Opening Reception
Enjoy performances by the Hoosac Valley High School Jazz Ensemble and the BART Wind Quartet as well as original art by local students. Youth Art Month features artwork from art classrooms across Berkshire County, on view in the Crane Room March 2 to 31. The month-long exhibition shines a spotlight on the excellent work that[...]
7:00 pm Killing for Love
Killing for Love
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Killing for Love
March 30, 1985: Derek and Nancy Haysom are discovered brutally murdered at their home in Lynchburg, Virginia. The subsequent arrest and conviction of the couple’s daughter Elizabeth, a wealthy scholarship student at the University of Virginia, and her boyfriend Jens Söring, the brilliant son of a German diplomat, set off a media frenzy, becoming the[...]
11:00 am WeeMuse: Art Lab
WeeMuse: Art Lab
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
WeeMuse: Art Lab
Art Lab features activities that create art with a Kitchen Ka-Boom science approach, offering kids the chance to learn and explore. Is it the science of art or is it the art of science? Try both at Art Lab! This week at WeeMuse Art Lab we are celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss with “Bartholomew[...]
12:30 pm Chow Time
Chow Time
Mar 3 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Chow Time
Help prepare enticing feasts for the turtles, fish, chameleon, and even the blue-tongue skink in the Aquarium!
7:00 pm Killing for Love
Killing for Love
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Killing for Love
March 30, 1985: Derek and Nancy Haysom are discovered brutally murdered at their home in Lynchburg, Virginia. The subsequent arrest and conviction of the couple’s daughter Elizabeth, a wealthy scholarship student at the University of Virginia, and her boyfriend Jens Söring, the brilliant son of a German diplomat, set off a media frenzy, becoming the[...]