Following the guidelines of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, we are no longer requiring masks to be worn in the house. However, we encourage masking if you are unvaccinated, or if it would make you feel more comfortable on the tour. Please let us know if you would prefer that your tour guide also wear a mask.
November 5 – December 17 guided tours will be offered SATURDAYS ONLY at 11 am, noon and 1 pm. There are no reservations; tours are available on a first-come, first-served basis only and limited to TWELVE (12) visitors per tour:
Seniors (65+): $14.00
Students (13-18, or with valid student ID): $10.00
Children (under 12): Free
Private tours (available December 18, 2022-March 31, 2023 by advance reservation only, phone 413 442 1793):
Adults and seniors: $25
Ages 17 & under: $20
Please note: There are no discounts offered for private tours.
We offer group tours by appointment, year-round. For twelve or more people, pay only $12.00 per person for a guided tour of Arrowhead. For more information, call 413.442.1793.
Parking and admission to the property are free, year round. Please park in the main lot behind the barn, and not along the road or driveways.
Berkshire County Historical Society at Arrowhead is pleased to be participating in the Card to Culture program by extending free admission to EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare health plan insurance cardholders. This provides free admission to the cardholder plus three others in the household. To participate, please present your card at time of admission. This is made possible by the Mass Cultural Council, through collaboration with Executive Office of Health and Human Services’ Department of Transitional Assistance, the Department of Public Health’s MassWIC, and the Massachusetts Health Connector. See the full list of participating organizations offering EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare discounts.
Additionally, the Museums for All program extends free admission with the presentation of a SNAP EBT card. Museums for All is an initiative of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal agency based in Washington, DC. The initiative is administered by the Association of Children’s Museums through a cooperative agreement with IMLS.
The grounds and nature trail are open year round during daylight hours for walking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. Trails are open at your own risk. If you bring your dog, please clean up after them. Please be aware that this is both an historic site and a natural habit, and do your absolute best not to disturb anything. No motorized vehicles allowed off the driveway or parking lot. No metal detectors.
The offices of the Berkshire County Historical Society are usually open Monday-Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, though we encourage you to call ahead. Offices are closed state and federal holidays. The Margaret H. Hall Library and Archives are are generally open year-round by appointment with the curator. For more information, contact the curator here.
The Berkshire County Historical Society strives to make Arrowhead as accessible as possible. In 2015, new pathways were installed. There now is level access from the parking area to the visitors center in the big red barn, and to the main house. The first floor of the house is accessible to wheelchairs, and photos of the second floor are available.