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Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great for young ones

I visited this place with my friends. It's nice although I recommend it more for families with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
marialuisac09
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A must for families with young children

So much fun! Interactive museum. I visited many times for almost 25 years. Worth the trip. Not far... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julia R
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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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21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited this place with my friends. It's nice although I recommend it more for families with small kids. It's very well kept, it has all the nicest characters from the books and it's great for cute pictures. There's also sketches and letters from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much fun! Interactive museum. I visited many times for almost 25 years. Worth the trip. Not far from the Springfield Armory.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Julia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dreams that Dr. Seuss built, a place to bring stories to life. If you live in New England, and have children that are immersed in Dr. Seuss (not what you know as an adult and the dirt about the Seuss himself...), this is a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall good time. 5 museums in one so you can’t lose. Staff was more than accommodating. The Seuss museum was fun for the family.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AceofSpades_12
SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi! We are so glad to hear that you had a good time and really enjoyed the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum. We hope you are able to visit again soon!

Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Perfect time with our adult children. We all got to relive our childhood the gift shop is alot of fun also

Date of experience: March 2018
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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi! We are so happy to hear that your family enjoyed your visit to the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden and found some souvenirs in our Museum Store. We hope you are able to visit again soon!

Reviewed December 2, 2018

This is a great treat for kids of all ages. The sculptures are excellent and they did a nice job with all of them in an artistic way coupled with the museum in front.

Date of experience: November 2018
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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi! The Sculpture Garden really does bring out the kid in all of us, right? We're so glad you felt youthful visiting the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden and we hope that you are able to visit again soon!

Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

Great.... really wonderful Dr Seuss museum, love the sculptures in the garden... really a must see for young and old, everyone... highly recommend... should be one of the #1 sights in Springfield

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JJFlash7
SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden. We hope you are able to visit again soon!

Reviewed November 7, 2018

These wonderful depictions make the sculptures seem as if they are almost alive and are enhanced by visiting the nearby Dr, Seuss Musem.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda T
SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Hi Linda! Wow, thanks! We think you captured it perfectly. As the sculptures are life-sized it definitely feels like you have walked into your favorite Dr. Seuss book. The addition of the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum last year further brings the experience alive....More

Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

This is right in the middle of the museums in the area and is free to visit. Don't miss the Yertle the Turtle sculpture around the corner from the rest of them.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Hi! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your time visiting the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden. Yertle the Turtle is definitely a must-see and is to the left of the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum! We hope you are able to visit again...More

Reviewed November 1, 2018

very well done. you are not allowed to climb on the statues, but it did not deter many children who were visiting.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Hi! Thank you so much for you kind words! Yes, we do recommend that you do not climb on the sculptures as a necessary precaution, but they really do transport visitors right in Dr. Seuss's favorite books. We hope you are able to visit again...More

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mariahkrienke
August 10, 2018|
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Response from SpringfieldMuseums | Property representative |
Hi Mariah! Unfortunately, dogs that are not service animals are not allowed on the Quadrangle Green where the sculpture garden is located.
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JeepNjo
March 5, 2018|
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Response from SpringfieldMuseums | Property representative |
Hi! Yes, there is a fence around the property that is locked after 5pm.
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Stephanie405
July 26, 2017|
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Response from jbwhitehouse | Reviewed this property |
There is a gift shop in the Information/Visitor Center. This building is also the Science Museum and where you get tickets. The gift shop is large and has lots of Seuss items from books to leggings, as well as other... More
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