- Our list of the best things to do in North Adams, Massachusetts, features the top 98 nearby activities — including 61 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- North Adams, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of North Adams, MA , followed by 83 popular activities in nearby cities, including Pittsfield, Williamstown, Wilmington, Bennington, Charlemont, Shelburne Falls, Lenox, Ashfield, Arlington and Dover
93% 28 votes
1305 Memorial Ave, West Springfield, MA 1089 MoreLess Info
Gain historical perspective on New England life in the bygone days at Storrowton Village Museum. Living history programs and events are offered at this recreated village of 18th and 19th century buildings. Guided tours are offered year round by appointment.
The Big E is the sixth largest fair in the nation and is inclusive of the six New England states. Fair foods are available, livestock is on display and vendors have a variety of goods for purchase. Opens the second Friday after Labor Day and runs for seventeen days.
92% 167 votes
One Armory Square, Springfield, MA 01105 MoreLess Info
Springfield Armory National Historic Site initially operated as a major manufacturer of weapons till 1968 and was later converted into a historic site which features the largest collection of antique American firearms in the world.
Springfield Science Museum, initially known as the Springfield Ethnological and Natural History Museum, houses a range of natural and physical science exhibits coupled with scientific and astronomical displays. The oldest American-built planetarium is also a part of the museum.
50% 4 votes
1500 Main St., Springfield, MA 01115 MoreLess Info
Pan African Historical Museum U.S.A showcases a variety of museum exhibits. Patrons can view artifacts including a slave sales receipt, authentic photos, letters and other items. The PAHMUSA also displays murals and other African American artwork and sculptures.
87% 295 votes
220 State Street, Springfield, MA 01103 MoreLess Info
Holding the largest Chinese cloisonne collection in the western world, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum is mostly Victorian in style. Most of the collection are decorative arts and painting pieces that were gathered by G.W.V. Smith and his wife Belle.
Main street, Springfield, MA 01103 MoreLess Info
Comprised of a multi purpose building, the Mass Mutual Center contains an arena and convention room spaces. It regularly hosts a number of events including business, concert and sporting activities.
85% 280 votes
220 State Street, Springfield, MA MoreLess Info
Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden was built in the honor of the famous illustrator and author, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. The garden features multiple statues of Dr. Seuss's characters such as the Lorax, the Grinch, Yertle the Turtle and more.
87% 295 votes
State and Chestnut Streets, Springfield, MA 01103 MoreLess Info
One of the two fine arts museums in the area, the Michele & Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts features a collection of American and European art including paintings, sculptures, paperworks and more, coupled with smaller collections of French, Dutch and Flemish art.
87% 294 votes
220 State St., Springfield, MA 01103 MoreLess Info
A large museum dedicated to local and state history and culture, the Connecticut Valley Historical Museum features a variety of collections. One notable exhibit is of Indian motorcycles, a brand founded in Connecticut.