Group Tours 2018-04-25T10:43:27+00:00

GROUP TOUR INFORMATION

Groups rave about the Gallery Talks and Highlight Tours by our knowledgeable
guides offering deeper insight and little known facts.

GROUP RESERVATIONS
413.931.2221
groupvisits@nrm.org

GROUPS LOVE NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM

Located in historic Stockbridge, Massachusetts, is one of the most popular New England destinations for groups. The Museum holds the largest and most significant collection of original Rockwell art, including enduring favorites from Rockwell’s Saturday Evening Post covers, together with changing exhibitions of works by American illustrators past and present. See what’s coming up here.

A visit to Norman Rockwell Museum is an enriching and memorable experience for groups. Enjoy our 10 large galleries, gift shop, and beautiful 36-acre campus featuring Rockwell’s original studio, as well as sculptures by his son Peter Rockwell.

The Museum welcomes groups of 15 or more at a discounted admission rate of $18 per person, with complimentary admission for your group leader and driver (non-transferrable).

Going and Coming ©1947 SEPS: Licensed by Curtis Publishing, Indianapolis, IN

Groups should allow approximately two hours for their visit. Guided tours of the Museum can be arranged for an additional fee (see options below). The Museum provides wheelchairs, strollers, and lockers free of charge. The Museum and Rockwell’s Studio are fully accessible and air-conditioned. There is ample free parking for buses and vans. To help plan your group’s activities, check our Calendar of Events for exhibitions and programs on your proposed visit date.

All information is subject to change. Please contact us directly for updates:

GroupContact@nrm.org
413.931.2221

  • Camp groups $5 per person.
  • School group prices vary according to program. Click here for more school related information

ENHANCE YOUR VISIT

Highlights of the Collection Tour

Enjoy a specialized one-hour tour led by your own Museum guide. Investigate artworks on view in the Norman Rockwell permanent collection galleries or the exciting world of illustration in the changing exhibition galleries. Guides will inspire interactive discussion with the group.

Fee: $100.00 first group of 25pp. $75.00 additional groups of 25pp per visit plus Museum Group Admission.

NEW Welcome Video for Groups!

Download and play our Welcome video on your bus trip to the Museum; a fun way to get acclimated and ready for a wonderful visit. Helpful tips, FAQs, and relevant background information are sure to enhance your group’s visit. Available in May 2018

Gallery Talks

Groups are welcome to join in our daily gallery talks, included with admission*. Let our expert guides introduce you to the art and life of Norman Rockwell and the special highlights of our collection. *Please note that during peak visitation periods, space limitations may restrict large group participation in talks; please discuss with the Visitor Services office.

Offered daily at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Audio & Digital Guide

Learn about the Museum’s collection from Peter Rockwell, Norman Rockwell’s youngest son, and other friends of the Museum. Our award-winning audio tour explores the themes of Rockwell’s paintings and the importance of his work within American art, history, and culture. A great way to enhance your group’s visit.

Fee: $5 per person plus Group Museum Admission.

Site Walk & Talk Tour (seasonal)

Explore the stunning grounds of Norman Rockwell Museum—36 acres of scenic Berkshire landscape. Your tour includes Rockwell’s Studio, the Peter Rockwell sculpture walk, and the exterior of the Linwood mansion. Your guide will give an overview of the site and share its rich and colorful history. Approximately 45 minutes, non-strenuous.

Fee: $100.00 first group of 45pp. $75.00 additional groups of 25pp per visit plus Museum Group Admission.

Meet Rockwell’s Models

First Friday of most months* at 3:00 p.m. (see calendar) Find out what it was like to pose for America’s favorite illustrator from Rockwell’s own models, who share their personal experiences.

Free with Museum admission.

Plein Air Art Experience

Enjoy the Berkshire vistas that surround you. We invite you to create your own artworks on our beautiful 36 acre site.

 Contact Visitor Services for further information.

Curator-Led Tours

Share in the expertise and behind-the-scenes knowledge of one of the Museum’s curators. Approximately 45 minutes.

Fee: $200.00 first group of 25pp.plus Museum Group Admission. Booked based on availability of curatorial staff.

DINING & EVENTS

The Terrace Café

(It is open seasonally, Saturday, May 20 to Wednesday, October 25, 2017) Our tented Terrace overlooks the Museum’s beautiful grounds and has seating capacity for up to 120 people. A selection of prepackaged sandwiches, salads, fruit, snacks, desserts, soft drinks, and hot beverages prepared by the renowned Red Lion Inn are available, self-serve, in the Terrace Café. Reserved seating for groups is possible based on availability, please contact us at least 14 days prior to your visit. . View the Menu

Picnic in a Bag – Great for groups!

Groups 12 or more can pre-order Picnic in a Bag, which includes choice of sandwich, fruit, Norman Rockwell’s Favorite Oatmeal Cookie, and bottled water. 14-day advance payment is also required in order to reserve the lunches. Bags are set up for easy pick up to dine here, or take with you!   contact the Museum Store and Café at 413.931.2225,  or e-mail cafecontact@nrm.org to make your arrangements.  View/Order Picnic Lunches here…

Catered Luncheons & Events

Catered luncheons are available by special arrangement and based on availability. Please contact the Special Events Department for details and pricing at 413-552-7992 or e-mail events@nrm.org.

Special Events and Rentals

After-hours private affairs at the Museum offer a unique and memorable experience. Each event can be customized to meet your group’s needs. Possibilities include private tours, receptions, and artful dining experiences. Please contact our Special Events Department for details and pricing at 413-552-7992 or e-mail events@nrm.org.

Museum Store

Visit our Museum Store, filled with Rockwell prints and books, as well as Rockwell-inspired gifts and jewelry, and a wonderful children’s section. Shipping is easily arranged.

Preview some of the offerings and shop online.

GROUP RESERVATIONS

413.931.2221
groupvisits@nrm.org

School Group Reservations
413.931.2252 or 413.931.2221
schools@nrm.org

Terrace Café/Picnic Bag Lunch Orders
413.931.2225

cafecontact@nrm.org

Special Events/Catered Dining
413-552-7992
events@nrm.org

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), "The Gossips," 1948