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Springfield Art Museum

1111 E Brookside Dr, Springfield, MO 65807-1899
+1 417-837-5700
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Springfield Not-So-Hidden GEM!

Over the past 34 years I have been traveling across the United States and Western Europe. All of... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
RebecaEleria
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Pretty cool - Nice Staff

The staff were very nice and welcoming when we came in. We viewed the art in different rooms and... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
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1111 E Brookside Dr, Springfield, MO 65807-1899
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Over the past 34 years I have been traveling across the United States and Western Europe. All of that while living in Springfield, MO. While a community the size of Springfield (metropolitan area population in 2016 of 544,000) can not support a Louvre (Paris) or...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The staff were very nice and welcoming when we came in. We viewed the art in different rooms and loved reading and seeing the veterans pictures the most. There are a series of strings in the hallway that you have to see. They are very...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

This was a free museum, and it had a few special exhibits while we were there. I enjoyed the military exhibit featuring photos from various aspects of soldier life across the last 50 years. There were contemporary art exhibits and some more traditional art as...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I visited this place on a Tuesday afternoon. There are several collections/exhibits, largely from area residents. It definitely exceeded my expectations for not having an admission fee. They even offer classes for kids and adults. It can seem a bit sparse, but worth a visit!

Thank amandagG5703JJ
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Springfield's Art Museum offers a variety of on-going exhibits from their permanent collection, as well as many special exhibits throughout the year. Watercolor USA (during summers) is always worth an extra visit. Cool. Relaxed. Inspiring. Offers an activity area for children. Great place to spend...More

Thank Dave11974
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It is a great place to go and look at art. I saw the watercolor and veteran show recently and was very humbled by the military photos and inspired by the watercolor art. Staff was very friendly. A nice place to go.

Thank CrabbyCat
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I went to the museum after an appointment in Springfield. What a surprise to find such a wonderful art museum!

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The collection is small, but well worth a visit. I arrived an hour before closing and the staff described the exhibitions perfectly so I knew which I wanted to visit.

Thank krenell
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I had to write a paper for a class and had a wonderful experience looking at such a variety of artwork. From different time periods and the use of different mediums. It was well worth the experience and I would highly recommend travelers to go.

1  Thank Janis H
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a small, quality museum. I especially enjoy the watercolor offerings each year. They have many high-level exhibits that would appeal to many different people.

Thank Paula B
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