Downtown Attractions

John W. Olver Transit Center – serves local bus routes, intercity bus service and also a train station that services Amtrak’s Vermonter line.

Greenfield Energy Park, at 50 Miles Street, is a downtown green space featuring timely and unique exhibits on sustainable energy, all set in beautiful gardens with perennial beds, a butterfly garden and agricultural demonstration plots. There's also a refurbished 1944 New Haven Caboose Museum (open at events), a wooden train for children to play on, picnic benches and art work throughout the park. The Station, in the style of the original railroad station, offeres a covered outdoor stage for performing arts. For a performance schedule visit the website. (413) 774-6051 x14

Artspace Community Arts Center is located at 15 Mill Street. The Artspace's mission since its inception in 1973 has been to enhance the cultural life of the county. It is known for exhibits in its Art Space Gallery, arts-in-education programs and detail-rich resource and information base for artists, residents and visitors to the region. Rental space is available for organizations for meetings and classes. Call (413) 772-6811 for further.

Museum of Our Industrial Heritage, located at 2 Mead Street. Features a collection of artifacts, archival material, and historic photos represents nearly all of Franklin County’s 26 towns and the neighboring town of Athol. The Museum of Our Industrial Heritage presents these tangible reminders of the past by focusing on the spirit of innovation that fueled each era—and explores how that same spirit might shape our future. Open year-round by appointment. Open Saturday and Sundays during the summer months, 1 to 4 pm. (413) 336-8275

Poet's Seat Tower, a 1912 sandstone lookout tower, was named after a long tradition of poets being drawn to the spot. Poets have long been inspired by the beautifule views throughout the Pioneer Valley from this vantage point. Subsequently, Francis Goddard Tuckerman, a Greenfield port of some repute --and colleague of Thoreau--composed several poems at this site. Sits atop Rocky Mountain, overlooking High Street (Route 2A), accessible from Mountain Road (take Maple Street off High). Spectacular views of surrounding hills and countryside as well as the Connecticut River from a network of well-marked woodland trails.

Wilson’s Department Store – A Greenfield Landmark – Your downtown shopping destination for the largest selection of name brands.

Greenfield Public Library serves as a public center for enrichment, entertainment, access to technology, self-directed learning and the exploration of ideas.  The Library is located at 402 Main Street.

Greenfield Gardens Cinemas – Only cinema in Greenfield and located at 361 Main Street, Greenfield.

YMCA – provides full service health facility to all their members. Located at 451 Main Street, Greenfield.

Hope N Olive – Fabulous restaurant and it is always busy!  Casual and friendly restaurant with a great menu and full bar.

Mag Pie Woodfired Pizza – Awesome pizza and a full bar.

The People’s Pint -  Family-friendly brewpub serving housemade drafts, sodas and traditional pub fare with a funky vibe.


Country Club of Greenfield on Country Club Road, is an 18-hole golf course. It is one of the oldest courses in the country, having been organized in 1896 and located at the present site since 1901. Call 413-773-7530 for further information.

Franklin County Fair, was begun in 1848. The fair is held the first Thursday after Labor Day though Sunday. An opening day parade opens the festivities. The fair includes displays of livestock and farm products, crafts, food, horse and oxen pulls, various competitions, music, stage shows, demolitioin derby and midway. Call (413) 774-4282 or check the website for further information.

Green River Festival, is held annually in mid-July on the campus of Greenfield Community College. Featuring great music, hot air balloon launches, crafts and food.

Greenfield Community College is the smallest of the 15 community colleges in the Massachusetts higher education system.  It is known for caring and supportive attitude of the faculty and staff, academic excellence, and for the broad support it enjoys from the surrounding community.

Welcome to Green River Commons

Greenfield is located off of Exit 26 at the intersection of I-91 and the famous Mohawk Trail. The city is known for its picturesque and vibrant downtown and is surrounded by farms, modern industry, and quiet residential neighborhoods.