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Springfield Museums

Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Incredible!

I spent an entire afternoon enjoying the incredible collections and variety of the Springfield... read more

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DHPaine
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An eclectic collection of museums

My sister and I met at this mid-way point and were pleasantly surprised with the options here. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mary J
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The Springfield Museums, located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, is comprised of four world-class museums covering art, history, and science, plus the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden.
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21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
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Reviewed yesterday

I spent an entire afternoon enjoying the incredible collections and variety of the Springfield museums. It was so cool! I came for the Suess museum and then found the art museum (fantastic collections to include Tiffany, Winslow Homer, Impressionists, Early American art and so much...More

Thank DHPaine
Reviewed 3 days ago

My sister and I met at this mid-way point and were pleasantly surprised with the options here. We started with the Seuss museum, more of a site for children, and then moved on to the art museum. After lunch we went to the art museum...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The number of museums that make up the system give Springfield ,Mass. a system that many much larger cities would envy.More

Thank Linda T
SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Linda! Wow, that is high praise indeed! We are so happy to hear that our museums made that impression on you and we hope you are able to visit again soon. We have two new exhibitions from November 13, 2018 - May 26, 2019:...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Springfield museums are an interesting group of museums. The Walter Vincent Smith museum has a great collection of early Chinese cloisonne that probably is the best in the US. The museum of local history is a must see as well because of its presentations...More

Thank Jon F
SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jon! Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Also, thank you for the compliment about our Chinese cloisonne collection. We are not sure about it being the best in the US, but...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the museum. Now with the Dr Seuss exhibit they have dived into politics so history is debatable. History should be left alone.More

Thank FRED B
SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Fred! Thank you for sharing your opinions with us. We're so glad to hear that you overall had a great experience. We feel as though you have definitely brought forth great philosophical questions about history and its place in present day debates. We will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a complex that I had never heard of, but has a range of interests that almost everyone can enjoy. For $25 per person ( $16 for seniors) there are separate museums for Dr. Suess, Natural History, Fine Arts ( Renoir, Etc), Autos and...More

Thank Steve R
SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Steve! Thank you so much for you kind words. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time at the Springfield Museums. As you mentioned, our five museums do cover a range of interests: art, history, science, and Dr. Seuss. It is exciting to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to pay for entry to all five museums even if you only want to visit one or two of them. We had time on our hands so were able to wander around all five museums one morning. The Art & the Science Museums...More

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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Wood Museum of Springfield History and also had a chance to check out our other museums. Would you be able to elaborate more on how we can make your next visit...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the museums as there is a single admission ticket which includes the Dr. Seuss museum. You can visit all museums in an afternoon.More

1  Thank seebear1502018
SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Thank you so much for coming! In regards to other great activities in the area, we offer a combined ticket with the Basketball Hall of Fame, which is also in Springfield, and a combined...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Springfield has a long history of transportation & manufacturing-the transportation being automobiles & motorcycles & the manufacturing of automobiles & firearms. The exhibits are displayed on two levels with an elevator. As a visitor enters they are greeted with a small aviation gallery. Two 1930's...More

Thank Jack L
SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jack! Wow, what a very thorough review of the Wood Museum of Springfield History! Thank you! It is clear that you very much enjoyed your visit and we hope you are able to come again soon. A few points of clarification for our visitors:...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had no idea this museum was actually 4 museums ! We intended only to see the Dr Seuss one, but ended up walking through all of them, as each had something fun for the kids !More

Thank Harte_Family
SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Harte Family! Thank you so much for visiting and we are glad to hear you had a lovely time! As you mention, we are multiple museums in one location. There are five that are part of our campus: the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss...More

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Laura C
29 July 2017|
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Response from SpringfieldMuseums | Property representative |
Hi Laura! Sherri is correct! It takes approximately an hour for the Seuss Museum itself. We do timed entry for that Museum due to capacity limits and while entry is every hour, on the hour, you can spend as much time in the... More
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Laura C
29 July 2017|
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Response from svalucka | Reviewed this property |
I would think you could be in there for an hour or less. Depending on how in depth you decide to get looking at items.
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capital c
14 May 2015|
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Response from SpringfieldMuseums | Property representative |
Visiting the entire campus usually takes a full day, but could take longer if you really took your time with everything. The George Walter Vincent Smith and the Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden are all part of the Springfield... More
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