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Springfield Art Museum

1111 E. Brookside Drive, Springfield, MO 65807
417 837 5700
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Ranked #16 of 22 Attractions in Springfield
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Denver, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

As an artist and designer, I like to see local arts venues when visiting different cities or towns. This has lots of varied art works and exhibits that contribute to the importance as an art center. I really enjoyed the ceramic and pottery exhibits,

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Springfield, Missouri
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101 reviews 101 reviews
50 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This museum is small, but nice overall. They also offer classes if you're interested in that kind of thing.

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Springfield, Missouri
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Had a date day with my fiance and took him to the art museum. They have a pretty nice variety of different art available, and when we were there, they were setting up a new exhibit - nice to see that they change them up a bit to give you something new to see if you're a frequent visitor! The... More 

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Bolivar, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

American History Paintings. Sculptures signed by famous sculptors of different decades. Modern and old paintings portraiting the important times of American History.

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Leasburg, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Really nice small-medium sized Art Museum. Super friendly staff and the nice little gift shop run by the museum association. The exhibits were surprisingly diverse. The place was slightly hard to find but that is not uncommon for most of the attractions in Springfield. You will eventually find it; and you will be glad you went.

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Springfield, Missouri
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a place I love going to .... exhibits change periodically and the variety is good even though I wish it was bigger. I always find something that impresses and moves me. I love being inspired by art!!

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Top Contributor
188 reviews 188 reviews
56 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I'm always impressed with this museum. The water color exhibit is my favorite every year! The local art that they display is always good and I love the area that they have for children. I recently took my niece and nephew and thought they would be bored but they loved it!

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Springdale, Arkansas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We had to choose inside things to do because of the heat and both enjoy art so we figured "Why not?" Boy are we glad we went! Entrance is free which is a bonus, but they do accept donations which we left on the way out. The museum is not huge, but it did take us a little over an... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I admit, I had no idea Springfield had an art museum. I was checking out the park next to it and went in on a whim. It's free, it's good good variety, and when I went in June of 2014 it had a juried water color competition on exhibit that had some lovely pieces. They also have some sketches by... More 

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Urumqi, China
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67 reviews 67 reviews
60 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This museum is sleepy and quiet, but it can be much better than large, crowded museums. The museum also has local art and chidren's art that rotates.

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