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Winter Lights

So happy I heard about this. We had a great time walking the grounds. The lights were beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Albany, New York, United States
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Winterlights was fantastic

Our whole family rode out to see the Winterlights on display here. They had ample parking and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bonita Springs, Florida
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Experience Gilded-Age style and splendor at this marvelous estate, renowned for its elegant gardens and rare Berkshire Cottage.
5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge, MA 01262
+1 413-298-8146
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So happy I heard about this. We had a great time walking the grounds. The lights were beautiful. While there we also learned that they do a Halloween thing too. We will surely visit this attraction and the Halloween one too next Holiday.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NicoleC532
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our whole family rode out to see the Winterlights on display here. They had ample parking and provided a school bus to get you to the actual building and its lights. Plus there were good signs everywhere directing you to this rather remote area. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The winter lights shined on the hill at Naumkeg. The paths were lit with little white bags with electric candles, paths through the garden, paths through the woods, paths down the stairs (have you ever seen such sculptural stairs), paths through the greenhouse. This was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mary M H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first year and they have done a super job The menorah and dradel were a nice touch especially at an Xmas display Egg nog with a touch of rum went down very well and the fire pit was very welcome to many....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with a couple fo coworkers to see the winter light show at Naumteag. I have never been to this property, but I cannot wait to go back. We parked near the Shire of Divine Mercy and busses were conveniently there to shuttle us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michie1291
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Naumkeag staff have creatively and beautifully crafted a visual light display. The use of color created a festive atmosphere. The path through the light show was well constructed for ease of movement. The moving dots of light were like a mass of beautiful fireflies. Well...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

The whimsical home is a treat to visit in the Spring and Summer, when the extensive gardens are blooming, and in the Fall, when the Berkshire foliage is breathtaking.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChrisA861
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

While visiting Stockbridge, MA the week after Thanksgiving we learned that this year, for the first time, Naumkeag was featuring a Christmas light show. We got tickets at a local Price Chopper which saved a couple of dollars & ensures entry. Well organized parking at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the 30-40 minutes stroll thru the beautifully lit gardens of Naumkeag. But they have not handled the logistics well. The parking lot is dark and hard to find and we waited 30 mins for a bus to get there. And then 15 minutes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

Buy your tickets online in advance and print them out ($17.00). Drive to Marian Fathers and a bus will pick you up to go to Naumkeg either at 5;00 or 7;00. You get to see the first floor of the mansion and then walk the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Kay S
3 August 2017|
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Response from Ted S | Reviewed this property |
Interesting question because these old houses from the nineteenth century involve old technology for cooking. It happens that the kitchen was removed to be part of the basement visitors center. The only part left is a... More
Kay S
3 August 2017|
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Response from Edward2651 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, there was a kitchen (as part of the guided tour) but it was very small within the house and obviously did not offer any edibles or food. They do have a small area within the visitor center (which you enter once you... More
12 March 2017|
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Response from Ambassadormary2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open 11-4 today.