Historic Sites/Museums

//Historic Sites/Museums
6 08, 2013


2019-03-13T11:59:13-04:00August 6th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

Chesterwood is the country home, studio and gardens of America’s foremost sculptor, Daniel Chester French (1850-1931), known for the Minute Man in Concord, MA, and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. Historic site offers sweeping views, annual contemporary sculpture show, family events and picnic area, hiking trails; groups & weddings welcome.

4 Williamsville Rd
PO Box 827
Stockbridge, MA 01262

(413) 298-3579





6 08, 2013

Clark Art Institute

2019-02-22T15:19:59-04:00August 6th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

The Clark combines great art with a setting of profound natural beauty. The collection features European and American paintings, sculpture, works on paper, & decorative arts from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. The collection is rich in French Impressionist and Academic paintings and works by American artists Homer, Inness, and Sargent.

225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267

(413) 458-2303






6 08, 2013

Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio

2018-02-26T15:40:58-04:00August 6th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

This Bauhaus-inspired 1930’s-40’s Modernist structure was the home and studio of Suzy Frelinghuysen(1911-1988)and George L.K. Morris (1905-1975), founding members of the American Abstract Artists. They painted and championed American abstract art and collected the 20th century’s greatest modern art including Picasso, Gris, Matisse and Leger.

92 Hawthorne Street
Lenox, MA 01240

(413) 637-0166





1 04, 2015

Historic New England’s Merwin House

2019-02-22T15:28:13-04:00April 1st, 2015|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

This Federal style houseThey and their daughter, Vipont Merwin, traveled extensively collecting European and American furnishings and objects to decorate their home. Merwin House today is a museum of the family’s collection and the location of the Berkshires office of the Housatonic Valley Association, preserversof the Housatonic watershed.

14 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262





6 08, 2013

Naumkeag House and Gardens

2017-01-03T12:29:08-04:00August 6th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

Gilded Age mansion offering guided and self-guided tours of the historic house and landscaped grounds. With 44 rooms in the main house and more than 10 acres of gardens designed by Fletcher Steele, Naumkeag offers a delightful way to spend a summer day. The Oak Café at Naumkeag is open 7 days week from 10-5 seasonally, picnics also available.

5 Prospect Hill Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262

(413) 298-8138 (May-Oct)





6 08, 2013

Norman Rockwell Museum

2018-02-26T16:07:47-04:00August 6th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

“A must-see in the Berkshires!” World’s largest collection of original Rockwell art, and featured American illustrators. Rockwell’s Studio and Terrace Café open seasonally. Free gallery talks. Open year-round.

9  Glendale Road, Route 183 (1/4 mi. South on Rte. 183 from the intersection of Rte. 102 & 183)
Stockbridge, MA 01262

(413) 298-4100





8 08, 2013

Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives

2018-03-05T16:47:20-04:00August 8th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

The mission of the Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives is to be a vibrant center of community life in Stockbridge. The Library serves the needs of the residents of Stockbridge and the surrounding communities by promoting lifelong learning, strengthening community, and preserving the historical record of the town.

46 Main Street
P.O. Box 119
Stockbridge, MA 01262

(413) 298-5501



Photo credit: Todd Norwood

6 08, 2013

The Bidwell House Museum

2019-02-22T15:40:52-04:00August 6th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

Set on 192 acres of gardens, forests and trails, the Bidwell House Museum tells the story of life in the Berkshires in the 1760’s. From May-October take a guided tour of the authentically restored Georgian saltbox house and see 18th and 19th century furnishings. The grounds are open free of charge year round. Summer program. Picnic Tables.

PO Box 537
100 Art School Road
Monterey, MA 01245

(413) 528-6888





6 08, 2013

The Mission House

2017-01-03T12:29:08-04:00August 6th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

Journey back in time at this Colonial-era house and museum, a National Historic Landmark that tells the story of the Stockbridge Mohicans and missionary John Sergeant. Learn what happened here where Stockbridge began. Trace the many trails of the Mohicans to their present day home. Indian Museum open daily spring-fall 10am-4pm. Guided house tours at 10am & 11am daily in summer (except T & W) and on fall weekends and holidays. NEW in 2011 – additional summer weekend tours at 12noon, 1pm, 2pm.

19 Main Street, one block west of the intersection of Rts. 7 & 102
Stockbridge, MA 01262

(413) 298-3239 ext 3000