Arrowhead now offers self-guided tours
Arrowhead remains open daily for house tours; last day of the season is Monday, October 23. The visitors center opens at 9:30, the house opens at 10:00. Last house admittance at 4:30; the visitors center closes at 5:00.
NEW: Self-guided tours are offered all day. You can either use a booklet or a smartphone tour in the house. If you wish to be prepared before your visit, download the UniGuide application to your smartphone, then download the Herman Melville’s Arrowhead tour. There are activities throughout the house, such as an opportunity to write your own thoughts in Melville’s Study.
There is one guided tour each day at 11:00. The tour takes approximately one hour.
There are also self-guided tours of the property which include the nature trail. The grounds and nature trail are open year round, daylight hours. No motorized vehicles allowed off the driveway or parking lot. Please contact us regarding guided tours by appointment.
Parking and admission to the property are free. Rates for guided and self-guided tours of Melville’s house are: adults $15.00, seniors $13.00, students $10.00 and children $8.00. Members of the Berkshire County Historical Society receive FREE admission. Paid admission includes the Fairy Village.
The offices of the Berkshire County Historical Society are usually open Monday-Friday from 10 am. to 4 pm. Offices are closed state and federal holidays. The Margaret H. Hall Library and Archives are open year-round by appointment with the Curator. Contact the curator here.