Hours and Admission

Arrowhead is now closed for regular tours until May 2018.  If you would like to arrange a special guided tour, please call 413.442.1793 x14.

NEW: Self-guided tours. 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.

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.  Rates for self-guided tours are: adults $12; seniors $10; students and children $8.00.  Members of the Berkshire County Historical Society receive FREE admission.

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.

The offices of the Berkshire County Historical Society are usually open Monday-Friday from 10 am. to 3 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.

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