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Address: 21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
Phone Number: +1 413-263-6800
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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
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Springfield Museums, located in the heart of downtown Springfield,...

The Springfield Museums, located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, is comprised of four world-class museums covering art, history, and science, plus the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden.

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Kool

Free for spfld residence,very kool for the kids,very informative,don't forget the camera,the spfld library is right next door and so is the Dr.suess memorial also great for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
GarciaEmelie
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Free for spfld residence,very kool for the kids,very informative,don't forget the camera,the spfld library is right next door and so is the Dr.suess memorial also great for picture taking.

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Thank GarciaEmelie
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I attended this pre-arranged first grade field trip with 78 children and 11 other adults. We where divider into smaller group. It was Awesome!

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Thank Valerie K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I brought our 4 year old to the museums. She absolutely loved it. The fossil collection was her favorite. And she loved the animals

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Thank Apl0215
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know why the ratings are so high for the Springfield Museums. Sorry, but the quality of the displays/art in the museums here are second rate compared to the big cities. Sure, it may be nice for a small city, but no reason to qualify it for that. It's ok, that's 3 stars is right

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Thank King Y
SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this review

Hi King Y, I'm sorry to hear your trip to Springfield Museums didn't live up to expectations. We do pride ourselves on having a great variety of artwork, historical artifacts, and educational pieces, especially for an institute located in a city the size of Springfield. We do agree that there are some amazing exhibits found in the big cities, and... More 

Danville KY
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museums of Springfield offer something for everyone. Whether you are looking for art, science, fun, history or just want to enjoy the Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden,you can spend the whole week here! Definitely well worth the time and money for the trip! (sponsored)

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Thank iluvpiano
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great set of museums. There are at least 5 different museums all set up in a square. One more is opening soon and that will be all about Dr. Seuss! The butterfly gardens in the middle are full of Dr. Seuss inspired statues. My 13 year old son was even interested in all of the variety. The most interesting museum... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had not been to the Quadrangle since the late 1980s. The Springfield History Museum had been built since my last visit. We stopped by last weekend, with some friends. It was like a trip down Memory Lane. We delighted in reminiscing about the bustling downtown, the thriving factories, the neighborhoods of homes. Loved it, since I used to live... More 

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SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, Cindy! Glad to hear it brought back so many great memories. Hope you'll visit again soon. More 

Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been going here for the last 30 yrs, always wonderful. Exhibits change and the several Art Galleries always exquisite, 1 entrance price varies by special events. Indian Motorcycle Museum, science museum & plenty of Springfield Ma/ Pioneer Valley History.

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Thank jan266
Springfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Springfield Museums offer a variety of classes throughout the year, for both adults and children. They offering courses such as potter, oil painting, toy making, and other science based courses as well. They offer everything from beginners to advanced, and the great thing is, that classes are offered year round at different times of the day including some Saturdays.... More 

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Thank Milissa D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During a holiday school break I took my 5 year old grandson to the museum. We had a wonderful experience. The Museum of Natural History was very exciting for him. The life size animals including the Dinosaurs were thrilling. We enjoyed looking at the live fish and reptiles. The Museum of Art had activities for him. He made a hand... More 

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