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Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum

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Address: 10 Willow Ln, Lenox, MA 01240-2324
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+1 413-637-2210
09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00

Travel in restored 1920's passenger cars staffed by our friendly volunteer...

Travel in restored 1920's passenger cars staffed by our friendly volunteer train crew. Serving the historic western Massachusetts villages of Lenox, Lee, and Stockbridge.

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Bumpy but fun

Take a step back in time on this quaint small railroad that goes to and from one Berkshire town to another. Bumpy but fun. Nice family mini-adventure.

Reviewed 26 June 2013
Springfield, Massachusetts

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2013

Take a step back in time on this quaint small railroad that goes to and from one Berkshire town to another. Bumpy but fun. Nice family mini-adventure.

Thank SLCohen
Westfield, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2012

We had the opportunity to clean the cars and engines ...love the volunteers that brought these machines to life. A wonderful Girl Scout oppourtunity

2 Thank Sharkhunters
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115 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2012

The train is limited as far a travel, but the museum and the staff are great. The staff is willing and able to answer any question posed to them and if they don't have the answer they tell you and then try to find out the answer. This is worth a stop just to see the exhibit in the train... More 

3 Thank IItravelers
Brooklyn, New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Too far for so little. Call make sure is not the reduced ride of 2 minutes. Too little for sich a pondrive. Such a piety. Because I do love old locomotives.

4 Thank B F
New York City, New York
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102 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

We stopped at the museum after Tanglewood. I was disappointed to find out that the Polar Express was not running this year. But the stop there was still well worth it. The trip through the yard was short but fun. And we spoke with Walt on the trip and I got a private tour with Bill. I learned alot of... More 

1 Thank Alan S
Portland, Connecticut
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61 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2012

If you look on the website you'll be disappointed to see that all train rides have been cancelled for 2012 season becauseThe BSRM does not own or control the tracks over which it operated train rides. Train rides were made possible through an agreement between the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the owner of the tracks, the Housatonic Railroad Company... More 

5 Thank Lynniepooh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2012

This is a wonderful relaxing way to have a scenic tour and experience history at the same time. The trains are all real trains from the past that travel twenty miles from Lenox to Stockbridge, leaving and stopping from the original stations. You can purchase a coach pass with no frills, or go 1st class for a little more money,... More 

Thank Cyndy265
Secaucus, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2012

Berkshire Railway Museum is best place to visit with family. We enjoyed a lot.

1 Thank jessbestever
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 May 2012

It is a beautiful place to explore, especially on a sunny day.

1 Thank karen s
Lenox, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2012

Great ride for both kids and RR fans. Peaceful ride through the Berkshires from Lenox to Stockbridge.

2 Thank Johnberk

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