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Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden

220 State Street, Springfield, MA
413-263-6800
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Ranked #5 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Art Galleries
Owner description: Bring the kids to this outdoor sculpture garden where the Cat in the Hat, the Grinch and other beloved Dr. Seuss characters are immortalized in... more » Owner description: Bring the kids to this outdoor sculpture garden where the Cat in the Hat, the Grinch and other beloved Dr. Seuss characters are immortalized in bronze, life-size statues all designed by Geisel's step-daughter, sculptor Lark Grey Dimond-Cates. « less
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Calverton, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Good for kids and nostalgic adults. Bronze sculptures in the courtyard of the museum. Maybe ten or so sculptures in all. Kids there seemed to be having fun. Pleasant place for spending part of an afternoon.

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Lapeer, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The teacher & child in me loved being there among my favorite Seuss characters in sculpture! It's included in the price of the museum passes.

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

All of the Dr. Seuss are displayed outside in bigger than life size in a pretty and safe environment in the Museum Quadrangle in downtown Springfield

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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We went to visit this exhibit withy granddaughter and she enjoyed it. There are 7 - 8 sculptures that are part of a little park area and a stick house of the lorax. It is definitely something to be seen and worth it if you are in Springfield.

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Louisville, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The Dr. Seuss Memorial Garden is located in a courtyard within the confines of the Springfield Museum of Natural History. There is no admission charged for entry and the garden is well worth seeing if you are passing through Springfield. The garden is easily accessible from I-91 (if you have a map or GPS) and is definitely worth a 45... More

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CT
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

A relatively affordable day out spent with my daughters and their grandmother. The park is a really wonderful tribute to Dr. Seuss. It is not super commercial as are some other museums I have been to, however they have a very nice museum shop with thoughtfully chosen merchandise for both children and adults. We didn't get to the history or... More

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Atascadero, California
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77 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

What fun a collection of statues dedicated to Dr. Seuss. And as for a memorial, I think I learned and expanded my use of the English language and my rhyming capabilities are a result of these wonderful books and their prose. Make me want to go out and have some green eggs and ham to celebrate! Horton is wonderful and... More

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Somers, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

it was nice to walk around and see. Parking was easy but it was a very hot day so we didnt stay to long. if you are around worth the trip

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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77 reviews 77 reviews
23 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It's a gorgeous garden as Dr Suess lived on Matton Street & than I believe on Mulberry Street. Matton Street is a gorgeous historical place with what appears as gas lamps & brick sidewalks it's close to the gardens which are on Federal Street another historical area of Sprngfield. Owner description: Bring the kids to this outdoor sculpture garden where... More

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Claremont, New Hampshire
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Very close to I-91, we enjoyed our seeing the vine huts and the sculptures that depicted Ted Geisel's wonderful writings. My nine year old, one of his many fans had fun.

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