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Address: 590 Main St, Springfield, OR
Phone Number: 541/726-2300
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Springfields history archives

The Springfield museum is housed in one of the oldest buildings in town. The exhibits change often downstairs and upstairs rarely changes. There is a tiny gift shop with carefully... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Springfield museum is housed in one of the oldest buildings in town. The exhibits change often downstairs and upstairs rarely changes. There is a tiny gift shop with carefully curated items. Worth a short visit and the admission is by donation.

Thank ErinSmith1
New Freedom, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum captures the history of the city. When we were there, the main exhibit covered the history of the Springfield police force. The permanent collection contains artifacts from the past. There is no admission fee. We placed cash in the donation box.

Thank Runner821
Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

This quaint museum is well done for a home town museum. They have interesting artifacts and the staff is helpful. A great way to learn about the town.

Thank R J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Interesting things and a lot of history to learn. Themes changes throughout the year.. If you are visiting Springfield drop in you'll enjoy the history lesson.

Thank 838elizabetht
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

If you like the Simpson you must see this Mural. Artist did a great job. Take your photo in front of it and send to your friends

2 Thank tailsoftravel
Eugene, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

The best thing I can say about the museum is there is no admission charge. It is free but a small donation would be appropriate. It is very limited but still interesting enough to spend 30 minutes ir less.

1 Thank Charles H
Springfield, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Our family enjoys our visits to the museum. There are the year round attractions which showcase our great city. There are also rotating displays.

1 Thank duranfan71
Olivehurst, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This free spot is a surprising find in Springfield's downtown. It was interesting to us that our family who lives here was unaware of the museum. It's small but very well done. There are little search and find activities for the kids, lots of old photos and info from the area and a small gift shop. We enjoyed the second... More 

2 Thank not2many
Springfield, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Took my seven year old son and it was small enough he was not bored. Interesting history about Springfield. We will be back

1 Thank IRWS
Springfield, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Like the upstairs historical Springfield items. Not to fussed about the Art show too many posters to read and not enough hands/eyes on in the gallery. Great Director and fun to talk with and had great kbowledge.

1 Thank Nshawk4

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