This expansive sanctuary features a verdant landscape with trails winding through lush foliage and vegetation. A trip to this green haven makes for an exhilarating outdoor excursion, and visitors can engage in canoeing or hiking whilst spotting the beavers which reside within the folds of the sanctuary.
Frelinghuysen Morris House and Studio is the creation of George L.K Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen, who were abstract artists from the 20th Century. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this house displays a collection of their works like paintings and sculptures. The gallery's exhibits are not restricted to their works but also boast of masterpieces of their colleagues such as Picasso, Joan Miro and many more.
What could be better than relaxing in the summer shade to the tunes of Mozart or Puccini floating on the breezes at Tanglewood? Whether you choose a symphony or a popular concert, the setting only enhances the magnificent music. Tanglewood offers tours, event planning, exhibits, two cafes and gift shops amidst the string of the performance of musicians in the two concert halls, as well as out in the open.
A fascinating historical site, this museum focuses on renowned author Edith Wharton and offers a glimpse into her life and literary career. The striking house features a series of interactive exhibits and also plays host to cultural events.
This fascinating museum not only chronicles the railroading history in Massachusetts, but also offers an opportunity to enjoy train rides. The interesting tours and exhibits paint a vivid picture of rail roads established in Berkshire Hills, and the museum's informative documents provide a deeper insight into their workings.
Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum is a renaissance period architectural construction. The mansion was built during 1891 and after being used as a residential villa was converted into a music hall, summer hotel and then a residential house. The Villa, which is converted into a museum, is a perfect example of 19th Century architectural work and lifestyle. The furniture and artifacts like the portrait of 'Dreaming of the West', showcase the olden period. The villa is also used as a wedding venue and to host private parties and musical concerts.
Dating back to 1905, the Mahaiwe is one of the oldest theaters in the country. The Mahaiwe operates all year long, featuring events such as the Metropolitan Opera “Live in HD” programs, classic movie screenings and live performances by the Berkshire Opera, as well as other music, dance and theater performances.