Whately Historical Society Museum
Housed at the Town Hall 194 Chestnut Plain Road, the Whately Historical Society Museum is open on Tuesday mornings from 9:00am to 12:00pm and by appointment. The exhibits include memorabilia and crockery made or used by Whately residents in the 1800s. The Summer 2012 theme was 'early agriculture in Whately' and featured carpenter's tools, ice tongs, a tool that cuts an animal's horns, barrels, milk bottles, a tobacco press and other tobacco implements, butter churns, milking stools, a replica of a tobacco barn, signs from local farms and farm stands, a cooper's barrel, milk cans, presses for fruit, bucksaws, an apple picking bag, potato hooks, hacksaws, scythes, wrought-iron nails, tools and an official weights and measures scale, plus paintings by Olive Damon and local photographs.
For more information, contact Adelia Bardwell at (413) 664-3337 or visit the museum's website.
Herlihy Field -
The facilities (baseball/soccer fields & pavilion) at Herlihy Park are available for rental/usage.
Click here for more information - https://www.whately.org/recreation-commission/pages/facility-rentals
The MGM of Whately
Muffin's General Market, a family owned business est. 2011, is focused on quality customer service and value along with a friendly atmosphere. We feature store baked muffins and pies, Boar's Head deli, daily lunch specials, local and New England products and gifts, and a notable craft beer, wine, and spirits selection.
Visit their website - https://www.muffinsgeneralmarket.com/
Tom's Long Hot Dogs
In 2014, Gary Kloc, a member of the same family that run the famous Whately Inn took up the spatula at the grill and has continued the fine American tradition of great roadside fast food, adding to the menu his own homemade chili and mac and cheese and more, sure to carry on the great Tom’s name well into the twenty-first century.
Visit their website - https://tomslongdog.com
J. M. Pasiecnik Farm Stand & 5J Creamery
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The Whately Inn
The colonial-styled Whately Inn lies nestled near the base of the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts. Situated on a lovely tree-lined street in the heart of Whately, the Inn offers fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere.
Fine dining country Inn. Serving 5 course dinners all inclusive. Open: Wednesday-Sunday 4-8pm
Visit their website - https://whatelyinn.com
The Whately Diner
The Awards-winning Whately Diner is a classic “Princess” style diner built in 1958 by the Kullman Company of New Jersey. It was originally located in Chicopee, MA where it was known as the Princess Diner. It was purchased by the F.L. Roberts Company in the early 1970’s and moved to the current location. Originally, it was known as the “Maverick.”
Visit their website - https://nouriaenergy.com/food-and-beverage/whately-diner
Bay State Perennial Farm -
At Bay State Perennial Farm, we are known for our selection of tried and true perennials along with an abundant assortment of the newest cultivars. We are plant lovers first and foremost and our borders reveal the true essence of what can be done with thoughtful planting. More that just a place to shop, Bay State is an experience.
Visit their website for more information - https://www.baystateperennial.com
Orchard Trailers -
Orchard Trailers was founded over 25 years ago with two simple goals - to provide safe, reliable horse trailers and treat each customer fairly and honestly. After selling thousands of horse trailers of all types, including a large number of trailers with full living quarters (think of a toy hauler but with horses instead!), we realized we had the experience and expertise to expand into RVs.
Visit their website for more information - https://www.orchardtrailers.com
The Fire Place -
We have a new gigantic, well-stocked showroom featuring pellet stoves, wood stoves, gas stoves, grills and smokers, and furnaces, by renown manufacturers such as Harman, Vermont Castings, Pacific Energy,Napoleon, Blaze King, Enviro, Lopi and Morso.Green mountain and Napoleon grills and Uuni pizza ovens,also Cr plastics outdoor furniture, We are competitively priced, and unmatched in quality.If you're in the market for an alternative heating appliance come check out our showroom at The Fire Place, 106 State Road, Rt. 5 & 10, Whately, MA, or call us at 413-397-3463.
Visit their website for more information - https://thefireplacema.com
The Wax Barn -
The Wax Barn is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Visit their website for more information - https://waxbarn.com
Quonquont Farm -
Come and pick flowers, blueberries, peaches, and apples in season or buy fresh-picked fruit or flowers, as well as a variety of locally made products like maple syrup, honey, unique gifts, and much more at our farm stand. Farmstand hours.Our beautifully renovated 19th century barn is available for weddings and special events.
Visit their website for more information - https://quonquont.com
Fairview Farms -
Fairview Farms has been owned and operated by the Sanderson family for the past nine generations, nestled in the foothills of the Berkshires in Whately, Massachusetts. Since the 1600s, the farm has undergone many changes that reflect the agriculture of the times and has evolved into the farm it is today.
Visit their website for more information - https://www.fairviewfarmsma.com
Golonka Farm -
Golonka Farm was started in 1956 by Bernard and Mary Golonka, beginning with cucumbers grown for the local pickle factory. Their youngest son, Jim, expanded over the years, moving from having a table and a few baskets on the front lawn to building the farm stand in the late 1980s. Jim operates the farm with his wife Jan, daughter Emma, a couple other family members and a few hardworking staff.
Visit their website for more information - https://golonkafarm.com
Lasalle's Florist -
Full service florists growing our own cut flowers and bedding plants. Serving Whately and surrounding communities since 1934.
Visit their website for more information - https://lasalleflorist.com
Sobieski's River Valley Farm -
Established in 1977, the Sobieski family continues the tradition of producing the finest quality and best tasting blueberries available, grown using environmentally friendly IPM and organic methods. Come to our farm and enjoy the many health benefits this delicious fruit has to offer. PYO, retail, and wholesale available. A large variety of seasonal produce is also available at our farm stand.
Open seasonally July-September. Please call ahead for PYO and farm stand hours.
Visit their Facebook Page here - https://www.facebook.com/pg/rivervalleyfarmwhately/about/?ref=page_internal
Brookledge Sugar House -
Brookledge Sugarhouse began in 1974 as a neighborhood hobby. It started very small on an outside fireplace in an open flat plan. The first few years about five gallons of syrup were made per year. Since then many upgrades and improvements have taken place.
Visit their website for more information - http://www.brookledgesugarhouse.com/index.php
John's Maple -
John Hannum starting making maple syrup 40 years ago with his brother, Peter. Since that time he has owned and operated several maple businesses until he recently settled on his current business John's Maple with his wife Lori. John's Maple Sugar House is located in the center of Whately, MA next to the infamous Milk Bottle.
Visit their website for more information - http://johnsmaple.com/index.html
Tea Guys -
It all begins with our hand-blended tea recipes, we craft small batches daily in our humble tea factory that was built out of an old train station located in the small farming community of Whately, MA.
Visit their website for more information - https://www.teaguys.com
Places to Stay
The Country Cape Bed & Breakfast -
The Country Cape B&B is a traditional New England Cape, Bed and Breakfast home offering three comfortable guest rooms for travelers near and far. We are situated in the hills of this charming village next to a historic red barn and beautiful West Brook. You can enjoy the back fields from the deck or brick patio where you may catch a glimpse of wild turkeys and deer that sometimes meander down from the surrounding hills. During the spring and summer season, enjoy country living on the patio, by the pool or in the bistro-garden for two. In fall and winter, enjoy a cup of tea by the crackling fire in the cozy den.
Visit their website for more information - http://www.countrycapebb.com/index.html