Frequently Asked Questions
What are the directions to the Susan B Anthony Birthplace?
The National Registry of Historic Places home is tucked away in the beautiful northern Berkshires in Massachusetts. It is approximately 20 miles from the Vermont and 30 miles from New York border. Plan your visit now.
What are the Museum’s hours of operation?
Fall/Winter (Columbus Day-Memorial Day):
10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday, Friday & Saturday
11:30 am – 4:00 pm, Sunday
Spring/Summer (Memorial Day-Columbus Day):
10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Thursday-Monday.
Call to arrange private tours: 413-743-7121.
What is the admission and how long is a tour?
Adults: $6, Seniors $4
Students: $3,Children 6 & under: Free
The tour does not last more than 45 minutes to an hour long, but visitors are welcome to stay and look around.
Is the Museum family friendly?
Absolutely! Since Susan B. Anthony lived in the home as a child, it is particularly interesting for children. On display is a handcrafted rag doll that may have been like the one Susan spoke about in her biography. It was designed and created by a local vintage textile artist, using mid 19th century fabrics.
Who owns the Birthplace?
The Birthplace is privately owned. It is managed by The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum, a non-profit corporation.
How were the exhibits created?
The exhibits were written and reviewed by a Board of Historical Advisors.
They were designed by graphic artists and produced by the Berkshire area company Graphitek.
Local craftsmen assisted with the installation process.
What was the cost of restoring the Birthplace site and creating the exhibits?
Renovating the Birthplace and creation of the Museum took 3 ½ years and cost approximately 1.1 million dollars.