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Ranked #1 of 21 attractions in Springfield
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Ranked #2 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Parks

Forest Park is a MUST SEE park if you LOVE ponds,geese,ducks... bird watching!Some of the most gorgeous birds and wildlife live here and it's absolutely a lovely  hike along the... more »

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Ranked #3 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Military Museums; Historic Sites
Owner description: This Armory, which manufactured and tested firearms for the U.S. military from 1794 to 1968, houses the country's largest... more » Owner description: This Armory, which manufactured and tested firearms for the U.S. military from 1794 to 1968, houses the country's largest collection of small weapons. While the first floor is free, there's a fee for the second floor, which displays rare weapons and the largest collection of Confederate weapons anywhere. « less
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Ranked #4 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Museums
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Ranked #5 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: 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... 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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Ranked #6 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Located in the town where basketball was invented, this 48,000-square-foot museum has three levels of exhibits on the history... more » Owner description: Located in the town where basketball was invented, this 48,000-square-foot museum has three levels of exhibits on the history and heroes of the game and gives visitors a chance to participate in skill contests. « less
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Ranked #7 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Art Museums
The museum's collection includes medieval to contemporary American sculpture and paintings.
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Ranked #8 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Zoos
Owner description: This zoo, featuring over 200 exotic and domestic animals, was the inspiration for Dr. Seuss and his stories. Dedicated to... more » Owner description: This zoo, featuring over 200 exotic and domestic animals, was the inspiration for Dr. Seuss and his stories. Dedicated to wildlife education, the zoo provides educational programs for children and adults. « less
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Ranked #9 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Science Museums
Owner description: Science complex features Dinosaur Hall with a life-size replica of Tyrannosaurus Rex plus a multi-level R.E. Phelon African... more » Owner description: Science complex features Dinosaur Hall with a life-size replica of Tyrannosaurus Rex plus a multi-level R.E. Phelon African Hall with mounted animals, an aquarium, a 100-seat planetarium and live animal center. « less
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Ranked #10 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: This Victorian-style museum features decorative arts and paintings that were collected by G.W.V. Smith and his wife, Belle,... more » Owner description: This Victorian-style museum features decorative arts and paintings that were collected by G.W.V. Smith and his wife, Belle, during the late 1800s, including the largest Chinese cloisonné collection in the western world. « less
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Ranked #11 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Symphonies
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Ranked #12 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: History Museums
Owner description: This combination of museum and library houses vast collections of furniture, manufactured goods and paintings plus more than... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #13 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Exciting multi-entertainment complex features the largest nightclub in western Massachusetts, with a capacity of 2,450... more » Owner description: Exciting multi-entertainment complex features the largest nightclub in western Massachusetts, with a capacity of 2,450 people. « less
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Ranked #14 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #15 of 21 attractions in Springfield
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Ranked #16 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #17 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #18 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums
Non-profit organization features African and African-American history and art exhibits.
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Ranked #19 of 21 attractions in Springfield
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Ranked #20 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Parks; Playgrounds
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Ranked #21 of 21 attractions in Springfield
Category: Parks
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