Birthday Parties2018-12-06T15:16:58+00:00


Celebrate Your Child’s Birthday at the Berkshire Museum!

Choose one of six exciting museum-inspired themes and invite your friends for a fun day of experimenting and exploring in the galleries.

  • Aquarium Adventures: Explore the Aquarium and get up-close and personal with some of our resident reptiles! Choose 3 animals from our aquarium to meet: Red-footed Tortoise, Ball Python, Blue Tongue Skink, Box Turtle, Hognose Snake, Leopard Gecko.
  • Art Lab: Mix art, science, and fun as you and your guests create works of art to take home. Choose from three exciting projects – Edible Paint and Stamps, Nature Paintings, or Tissue Tie Dye.
  • Lego Challenge: Build and design your Lego dreams with our huge collection of assorted bricks.  Age-appropriate challenges will be given by the host. Bring your imagination!
  • Little Cinema: Be the star of your own private screening of your favorite movie in the Museum’s Little Cinema! Bring your chosen DVD.
  • Kitchen Ka-boom!: A sensory based exploration of science.  Whether you are a mad scientist or an engineer, your party will be exploding with possibilities. Pick 2 experiments to try: Lava Lamps, Elephant’s Toothpaste, Slime Making, Bubbles, or Make-Your-Own-Playdough.
  • WeeMuse: Specially designed for guests under 5, this party features playtime, songs, and other age-appropriate activities.
  • Additional themes may be available during special exhibitions.

Party Package includes:

  • 2 hour use of private party room (Saturdays and Sundays) for up to 15 children
    • Each additional child is $5
  • Staff assistance with set-up, activities, and clean-up
  • Free museum admission for you and your guests all day


Museum members: $200
Not-yet-members:  $275 (includes one year family membership)

To schedule your party, contact us at 413-443-7171 ext.336 or email Kendra Knisley. Please plan to book your party at least three weeks in advance.

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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Berkshire Museum is Handicap Accessible