Thursday December 20, 2012

Arrowhead Museum, the site where Herman Melville crafted his epic novel "Moby-Dick," will be open extended hours for the holiday period.

In addition to opening Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the museum will be open for tours on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 27 and 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guided tours will be on the hour at 11 a.m., noon, 1 and 2 p.m. In addition, the gift shop will be open.

Arrowhead is located at 780 Holmes Road. Information: (413) 442-1793, ext. 10, visit