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Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden

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Address: 21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
Phone Number: 14132636800
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Bring the kids to this outdoor sculpture garden where the Cat in the Hat,...

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.

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Oh, Sam I am

How can you not be in the area and miss the sculptures. Everyone of these brought back memories and stories from everyone about their first encounter with Suess,. It is very well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Liberty, New York, United States
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Liberty, New York, United States
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

How can you not be in the area and miss the sculptures. Everyone of these brought back memories and stories from everyone about their first encounter with Suess,. It is very well laid out and the sculpting and casting captures the details. We are looking forward to the museum. Also, Mulberry street is only a few blocks from there, so... More 

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Thank Kevin L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for a quick visit. Such a shame it was so hot we could play in and on the sculptures! Very excited for the museum opening in 2017!! Will be back!

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Thank Melissa P
Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Such a lovely park, we loved the benches where you could just sit and enjoy the sculptures. The staff in the gift shop were very helpful and friendly.

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Thank Angelheart77
Trenton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I thought it would be fun for my 12 and 9 year old boys to see the sculpture garden so we took a walk to it from our hotel. It was kept beautiful but I was disappointed the sculptures were roped off. My one son is visually impaired and I would have liked it if he could see the sculptures... More 

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SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Associate at Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, responded to this review

Hi RLP987, Thank you for visiting our Sculpture Garden. Unfortunately, due to the heat this summer, we've had to rope off the sculpture in order to prevent injury; the metal gets very hot and can dangerous on bare skin. If you do visit again and the sculptures are still roped off, please make your way into our Security office and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They are putting together a special museum for Dr Seuss. This review is only for the garden as presented on Aug 2016. It was nice, easy to walk. Lots of pokestops! The museums right there weren't as good as I had hoped though.

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Thank King Y
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since our family was in the area we decided to visit this memorial. We took plenty of pictures. Its a nice free thing to do with kids who enjoys Dr. Seuss. We spent about 30 minutes here and parked in the Museum parking lot. We loved this experience and if you are in the area then this is a must... More 

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Thank MrsG4boys
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only a couple of sculptures in the park. The photos you see are ALL of the sculptures that are there. We spend about 5 minutes there, good thing it was free. Nice that they do have a tribute to him.

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Thank Jaiy D
Taylor Ridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great outdoor space! We enjoyed walking around the greenspace and finding all the sculptures -- all free. After being cooped up in the car, our toddler enjoyed running from statue to statue. Note that the sculptures get VERY hot and can hurt little hands. Hoping to come back when the new Seuss museum is open. Only complaint was... More 

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Eldersburg, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you drag your spouse or kids to the armory to see all the guns, walk down the hill and let them have a walk through the Dr. Seuss Gardens.They are cute and free. we went on a Tuesday morning and the place was almost deserted. Great photo opportunities with your favorite Seuss characters.

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Thank DillonM1905
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sculpture garden is an enclosed space located just outside the Springfield Museums quadrangle. Paid museum admission is NOT required to enter courtyard. There are about 8 bronze sculptures including Dr. Seuss himself and all are photo worthy. There are signs indicating you should not climb on the sculptures, but there were people who did just for photos, but it... More 

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