On this day, July 4, 1883, engineer, cartoonist, sculptor, and inventor Rube Goldberg was born in San Francisco, California. Goldberg is best known for his series of popular cartoon depicting complex and humorous gadgets. Trained as an engineer, in his twenties, Goldberg moved to New York City and worked for various newspapers. His cartoons were syndicated by the McNaught Syndicate from 1922 until 1934.

Rube Goldberg

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Norman Rockwell Museum



Norman Rockwell Museum is Open 7 days a week year-round

May – October and holidays:

open daily: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. (July/August 2015)
Rockwell’s Studio open May through October.

November – April: open daily:

Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Weekends and holidays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Closings:

The Museum is Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day





Members: FREE
Adults: $18.00
Seniors (65+): $17.00
College students with ID: $10.00
Children/teens 6 — 18: $6.00
Children 5 and under: FREE

Official Museum Website






Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

413-298-4100 x 221