The Chapin Library of Rare Books

Williamstown

The Chapin Library holds a deep collection of rare books and manuscripts gathered over the last 100 years – the first collection begun at any American college or university.

Bennington Museum

Bennington

Historical novelties, self-taught and regional artists, and the largest public collection of Grandma Moses paintings.

Berkshire Museum

Pittsfied

The Berkshire Museum combines art, science, and history to create thought-provoking experiences for visitors of all ages.

Chesterwood

Glendale

The country home, studio and gardens of America’s foremost public sculptor, Daniel Chester French.

Hancock Shaker Village

Pittsfield

Tour the buildings, farm and gardens, meet baby animals in the spring, and savor the harvest in the fall.

Herman Melville’s Arrowhead

Pittsfield

Herman Melville lived at his Pittsfield farm at Arrowhead was the from 1850 to 1863, while he wrote Moby-Dick.

Kidspace at MASS MoCA

North Adams

Kidspace presents contemporary art in a kid-friendly fashion and with hands-on activities available.

MASS MoCA

North Adams

MASS MoCA is one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums, with vast galleries and indoor and outdoor stages.

The Mount

Lenox

The Mount is the historic home of the Pulitzer prizewinning and internationally beloved American novelist Edith Wharton.

Norman Rockwell Museum

Stockbridge

The world’s largest collection of original Norman Rockwell art and the best of American illustration.

Sawyer Library

Williamstown

Sawyer Library houses the social sciences and humanities collections for the college.

Shaker Museum

New Lebanon

Enjoy self-guided tours and hike trails at the new Lebanon, NY, site. Research at the Old Chatham site.

Williamstown Historical Museum

Williamstown

Beautifully presented rotating exhibits and a permanent exhibit that displays the history of Williamstown from the earliest days to present time.