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Berkshire Museum

Enjoy exhibitions, activities, and online programming for all ages!
39 South Street Pittsfield, MA 01201 |
the entrance of berkshire museumEnter a world of history, art, and science at the Berkshire Museum.
two people checking out some paintingsTake a walk through the galleries and see the fine art collections.
a rock and gem exhibit caseLearn about all kinds of unique rocks and minerals.
kids playing with lego blocksMany of their family programs are included with general museum admission.
display cases of birdsThe Berkshire Backyard exhibit showcases many species of Berkshire animals.
glass windows in an aquariumGet face to face with fish, insects, reptiles, and more in the Aquarium.
group of people outdoors with a smoke filled science experimentThe museum's goal is to encourage visitors to explore and engage with art, history, and science.
A pre-teen views a diorama featuring rhinoceroses in Animals of the World in MiniatureExplore a collection of unique exhibitions.
Paintings hang on the walls of the virtual version of the 2020 Art of the Hills exhibition.Discover the work of contemporary local artists.
A parent and child view a painting in the galleries of the Berkshire Museum.Enjoy fine art in a gallery setting that is welcoming to all ages.
school buses outside a museumPlan your trip to the Berkshire Museum today!
A family examines a lizard in the reptile room of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium.Meet reptiles, amphibians, insects, and fish in the museum's Aquarium!
A family in face coverings views the coral tank in the Berkshire Museum Aquarium.Travel the world right in your backyard with exotic and local animals in the Aquarium.


The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, MA, is a museum of art, history, and natural science that offers a wide variety of exhibitions, activities, and programming for everyone from early learners to lifelong learners in downtown Pittsfield and online.

Enter a World of Art, Science & History at the Berkshire Museum

Founded in 1903 by Zenas Crane, the Berkshire Museum is a premier institution featuring objects from virtually every continent, from fine art and sculpture to natural science specimens and ancient artifacts. Their mission is to bring people together for experiences that spark creativity and innovative thinking. Indeed, they are a museum where everyone, from toddlers to adults, can play, explore, learn, engage, and be inspired.

The museum is currently open for private visits by reservation 5 days per week. Visit their website to learn more.

Enjoy a Diverse Selection of Events & Programs Online

Tour 3D exhibitions, uncover unique stories from the museum's collection, try hands-on experiments, and more with the new Berkshire Museum@Home series of free online content. Check it out today at

To find out more, visit Berkshire Museum's website today!

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