18th century farmhouse where Melville wrote Moby-Dick. National Historic Landmark. Guided tours; museum shop. Call for hours.
Country home, studio and gardens of Daniel Chester French, sculptor of The Minute Man and Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial.
Enjoy a day at the historic Shaker Village. Tours, demonstrations & family fun! Gardens & trails, gift shop & café. Kids 12 & under are free.
This National Historic Landmark, built c. 1740 and restored in 1930, tells of Colonial era Stockbridge - both English and Mohican. Gardens.
House designed by McKim, Mead & White for Choate family in 1885. Original art & furnishings. Famous gardens by Fletcher Steele. Open daily.
Historic seven-building complex with 18th century house museum & research center. Tours given May - Oct. School programs & monthly meetings.
1820 Quaker homestead of social reformer and women's rights advocate. Historic museum scheduled to open Fall 2009.
67 East Road, PO Box 244, Adams, MA 01220
The center of an 18th c. empire. Col. Ashley owned 2000 acres, mills and slaves. Learn about Elizabeth Freeman, who sued for her freedom.
The Berkshire Author's Historic House and Gardens, a Museum in the works. The Millay Poetry Trail is open daily. Some special events this season. Call for information.
Elegant 1902 mansion & gardens designed by Edith Wharton. "Magnificent" - New York Times. Main rooms decorated by leading designers. Tours/café/shop.
2 Plunkett Street, at the southern junction of Route 7 & 7A, Lenox, MA 01240
Family of Susan B. Anthony built this house & worshipped here. Open 1 - 4pm, every Sunday, July 6 - Columbus Day. Free Admission.
Corner of Friend & Maple Street, off Route 8, Adams, MA 01220
48 sites celebrate black luminaries - W.E.B. Du Bois, Rev. Harrison, Mum Bett, others - and ordinary African Americans here. Tours. Education.
This former railroad yard offers exhibits and programs explaining the building of 19th c. marvel the Hoosac Railroad Tunnel. Travel Information Center.
115 State Street, Building 4, North Adams, MA 01247
Special Effects and Art. View technologies from the movies like The Matrix, X-Men, Predator & Chicken Run. See a real Academy Award. Make your animation movie. By appt.
Ride along the River between Lenox & Stockbridge. A narrated diesel hauled 20 mile trip in vintage coaches. Weekends & holidays, June to Oct.
Located in a portion of Crane's Old Stone Mill, the museum traces Crane's history from its colonial roots. June - mid-Oct, 1-5 pm, Monday-Friday.
Off Housatonic Street, 30 South Street, Dalton, MA 01226
Center for Robotic-Arts & Eric Rudd Studio. Robotic-art creatures, interactive sculpture environments; new tech art, tours and more. Next to Natural Bridge State Park. Summer: Wed - Sat 12-5. Or by Appt.
The birthplace & home of America's best-loved poet, dedicated to celebrating her life and work. Open March - December. Guided tours available.
Celebrate the role of rivers in our landscape! Discover the Housatonic River Watershed - source to sound. Pre-opening programs & events - see website.
Experience Norman Rockwell's original paintings and discover changing exhibitions of other masters of illustration. Open daily. Kids free. BerkShares.
The North Adams Historical Society, Inc. Over 25 exhibits on 3 floors portray a microcosm of America as told through the history of North Adams and the environment of the Berkshires.
Collection/changing exhibitions emphasize American, modern, contemporary/art of world cultures. Tues-Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5. Open year-round. Free.
Professional theater in the country. A/C. Broadway musicals & plays. Thurs. & Fri. 8pm, Sat. 5 & 8:30pm, Sun. 2pm, mid-June to mid-October.
654 Route 20, Box 390, New Lebanon, NY 12125