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Connecticut Valley Historical Museum

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Address: 21 Edwards Street, Springfield, MA 01103
Phone Number: 413-263-6800
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Description: This combination of museum and library houses vast collections of...
This combination of museum and library houses vast collections of furniture, manufactured goods and paintings plus more than 30,000 books, 40,000 photographs and 2.5 million manuscripts and documents related to New England family histories and business records dating from the 17th century.
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It's Terrible that it's gone

Difficult to rate because it no longer exists. The building is beautiful though. But…a big but…is that this relatively small museum has morphed into a large, all inclusive... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2014
SLCohen
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Difficult to rate because it no longer exists. The building is beautiful though. But…a big but…is that this relatively small museum has morphed into a large, all inclusive, state-of-the-art museum on Springfield's history, of which there is a lot.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I was really impressed by the high quality of this museum. There's a collection of 4 of 5 different museums in the block. This one was really the best for me. And and Indian Motorcycles were wonderfully displayed!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I brought my girlfriends nephew that has autism and he loved every moment of it. I try to keep him busy with hands on items and try to get him away from the game systems so i brought him here. I couldn't him way from that place. I know try to take him back once a month. I wish they... More 

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Queens, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Excellent presentation and interpretation of the exhibits at this small museum. I was especially impressed with the children's exhibit regarding games.

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