Hours and Admission


Arrowhead is now closed for house tours. We will re-open May 22, 2017.  Please check the website and Facebook for special events in the off-season.   The grounds remain open, dawn-dusk.

General information about visiting Arrowhead:

In season (May 22 – mid-October), guided tours of Herman Melville’s Arrowhead start at 10 a.m. and are approximately 45 minutes long with tours every hour on the hour.  The last tour is 4 p.m.  See admission below for cost of the guided tours.  There are  also self-guided tours of the property which include the farm and a 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 tours of Melville’s house are: adults $15.00, seniors $13.00, students $10.00 and children $8.00.  Tickets may be purchased through PayPal below; discount for adult members.  Members of the Berkshire County Historical Society receive FREE admission.

The offices of the Berkshire County Historical Society are usually open Monday-Friday from 10 am. to 2 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.

Purchase Tickets at Arrowhead, or on-Line through PayPal

When purchasing tickets, please bring your PayPal receipt as proof of purchase.  Tip: once you select the first type of ticket, you can add more tickets at the PayPal page.


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