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Massachusetts Museums and Historic Sites
Berkshire County, Stockbridge, and Lenox are proud to be the home of some of America's most well-known history and art destinations attracting visitors from around the world.
Norman Rockwell Museum
Located in Stockbridge, this museum is dedicated to the education and art inspired by Norman Rockwell. Through enjoyment of Norman Rockwell's work, the museum hopes to educate about his role in influencing art, society, and social commentary.
This natural history and art museum contains exhibits spanning the typical museum settings, to interactive programs, to performance art for the whole family.
Other Museum & Historic Site Offerings
Arrowhead- Home of Herman Melville - Beloved homestead of the eventual-author Herman Melville. The Berkshire Historical Society runs this museum.
Berkshire Antiques and Art Dealers Association - Features forty-five dealers in one location.
Berkshire Botanical Garden - Offering the gardens, classes, and events all year long.
Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum - Take a ride in the restored 1920's railroad cars! A 90 minute, round trip excursion is a unique and relaxing way to see the sights between Lennox and Stockbridge.
Chesterwood - Visit the country home, studio and gardens of Daniel Chester French (1850-1931) who was the sculptor of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Memorial in Washington, DC, and The Minute Man, Concord, MA.
Guthrie Center - A religious/historic location embracing the philosophy of the Guthrie Family.
The Mount-Edith Wharton's Estate & Gardens - Wharton designed and built The Mount in 1902, based on the principles outlined in her influential book, The Decoration of Houses (1897), co-authored with architect Ogden Codman, Jr. This classical revival house is now a museum dedicated to preserving this classical revival house and other interests held by Edith Wharton. Architecture, art, and gardens!
National Shrine of the Devine Mercy - A ministry of the Marions of the Immaculate Conception. The Marions invite you to join them in prayer, meditation and the sacraments.
Naumkeag Museum and Gardens - With its gracious house, magnificent gardens, and panoramic views, Naumkeag is a quintessential country estate of the Gilded Age.
Stage and Story Gallery - Offers rich and varied selections of original American costume and stage designs, as well as contemporary illustration art and children's picture book illustrations.
Ventfort Hall, The Museum of the Gilded Age - An imposing Jacobean Revival-style mansion located in Lenox, Massachusetts Ventfort Hall was built in 1893 for Sarah Morgan, the sister of J. P. Morgan. Designed by the architects Rotch & Tilden, It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and declared an official project of “Save America’s Treasures,” a Millennium program of Hillary Rodham Clinton and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Other Art Gallery Offerings
There are many fabulous art galleries near The Inn at Stockbridge. From Contemporary to traditional, you will be delighted by these New England museums.
Clark Art Institute - This museum began as the "Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute" as a home for their extensive art collection.
De Vries Fine Art - Berkshire's leading sculptor, presenting both indoor and outdoor works in bronze and still-life drawings.
Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio - A modern art gallery set on a 46-acre estate in the heart of Lenox, Massachusetts. This is the home of American Abstract Artists George L.K. Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen.
Shantz Gallery - Contemporary glass art.
Williams College Museum of Art - Houses over 13,000 works from within a broad range of time periods and cultures. The collection emphasizes modern and contemporary art, American art from the late 18th century to present and the art of world cultures.