Rev. Adonijah Bidwell House Museum, Monterey

(4.9/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
The Bidwell House Museum, set in the Berkshire hills of Western Massachusetts, is an elegant Georgian saltbox originally built circa 1750 as a parsonage. Authentically restored, filled with antiques and surrounded by 192 acres of beautiful grounds and hiking trails, the museum tells the story of the early settlement of the Berkshires. The museum is open Thursday through Monday between 11 am and 4 pm from Memorial Day to Columbus Day, with tours on the hour.
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  • Not sure if the hours are correct on the website or yelp, but tried to go on aSunday afternoon. Not open for tours, but we walked the grounds. Falls not the time to see the garden so we tried the trai...  more »
  • Got there on October 1. Museum was closed (not correctly annotated on website of The Trustees). There was a private tour, and they graciously allowed us to join them. The guide (who has been giving to...  more »
  • If you are interested in early American homes and history this is worth the trip. The guided tour is excellent. Full of facts about the house and the Bidwell family that brings the house to life. You ...  more »