Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow & the Norman Rockwell Museum
Experience the unparalleled beauty of the Berkshires at The Inn at Stockbridge, a Berkshires Bed and Breakfast located within 20 minutes of the area’s top attractions: Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow & the Norman Rockwell Museum. A visit to the Berkshires is not complete without seeing these top Berkshires attractions. While many of these attractions look different for the Summer 2020 season, they are open to visitors! At the end of a fun day exploring the areas top attractions, return to Stockbridge’s #1 ranked B&B, the Inn at Stockbridge – cool off in the swimming pool or enjoy the daily wine & cheese Happy Hour before heading out to dinner.
Each summer the internationally-recognized Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival delights visitors with routines featuring stunning choreography that tell elaborate stories through dance. The variety of dance styles, including ballet, modern dance, and tap, speak to novice and cultivated dance fans alike. In addition to hosting dance troupes from around the world, the festival features more than 350 free performances, talks and tours, exhibits, community events and classes designed to educate and engage dance enthusiasts of all ages. While the summer 2020 season of live performances has been cancelled, our grounds are open to enjoy.
Download a self-guided tour map and discover the history and legends of the historic grounds. Outdoor tables are available throughout campus, as well as at the Henry J. Leir Stage and Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space to enjoy picnics and family time while taking in the beauty of the area.
A summer getaway to the Berkshires is not complete without a visit to Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and only 10 minutes from the Inn! This annual music festival runs from June through Labor Day and consists of various concerts including symphonic music, chamber music, choral music, and musical theater, as well as contemporary, jazz, and pop music. Guests return year after year to experience incredible music, gorgeous surroundings, and a festive atmosphere.
Summer 2020 – It may be different from the last time you visited since there will not be live performances, but the beloved grounds are still here waiting to welcome you. They are offering timed entry by advanced registration. Visiting hours are Wednesdays from 9am-12pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm through August 23rd. Bring a picnic and enjoy the beauty that surrounds you.
Tip from our experts: Arrive early with a picnic basket filled with snacks and your favorite beverage, choose a comfortable spot, enjoy the scenic grounds and people-watching.
Norman Rockwell Museum
The Norman Rockwell Museum is home to an amazing collection of his original artwork, as well as his studio and personal memorabilia. Explore the largest collection of original Norman Rockwell art in the world, in the luxury of the Berkshires.
The Inn at Stockbridge is a beautiful place to stay near the Norman Rockwell Museum. For a true immersion experience, book a stay in the Norman Rockwell Suite, complete with Norman Rockwell paintings and decor.
2020 Visits – The museum is following all government guidelines for Covid-safe operations. All visitors and staff are required to observe the following measures: Limited tickets are available based on reduced occupancy. Reserve your tickets online in advance of your arrival. Face masks covering nose and mouth are required for visitors and staff, older than 2 years. We ask that you distance your party at least 6 feet from others. Observe capacity limits and one-way traffic flow. Where needed, yield to allow 6’ from others. Use sanitizer stations and restrooms to clean your hands often. Staff will be cleaning public areas and surfaces frequently. *Please note the museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.