Western Gateway Heritage State Park

Address
115 State St., Building 4, North Adams, MA 01247

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Overview

A former railroad yard, this urban park uses historical artifacts and exhibits. Learn about the controversial and danger-filled construction of the Hoosac Tunnel. 200 men lost their lives building the tunnel, which is still in use today. This 4.75 mile tunnel is one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century.

Hours

Visitor Museum

Sunday - Saturday: 9:30 am-4:30 pm

Parking

Free parking is available on-site.

Facilities

  • Educational programs
  • Museum 
  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms
  • Visitor center

Accessibility

  • Picnicking 
  • Restrooms

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