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Address: 21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
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+1 413-263-6800
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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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From Renaissance Art to prototype Autos.

Not the Smithsonian but a nice merging of Art, Science (Planetarium), stuffed animal displays, Dinosaur Bones, and antique Automobiles and Racing airplanes that were part of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Boston
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Boston
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52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not the Smithsonian but a nice merging of Art, Science (Planetarium), stuffed animal displays, Dinosaur Bones, and antique Automobiles and Racing airplanes that were part of the local history (Duryea, Indian Motorcycle, Gee Bee airplane, etc.). Statues, Ancient Chinese Armor, and the Dr Suess courtyard make this a must see if you are traveling with some time in Springfield MA.

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Milford, Massachusetts
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617 reviews
308 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 950 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are four museums that make up the Springfield Museums – Springfield Science Museum, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts and the Lyman & Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History. There is also a Dr. Seuss Scupture Garden that is surrounded by three of the museums along with the Amazing World of... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Quadrangle has a nice collection of old masters and impressionist works. As a modern painter, I am not impressed with their modern collection. It's definitely lacking.

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

Hi Painters40, Sorry to hear the Modern Art collection was not what you were expecting. Our Museums cover a very large variety of subjects but we try hard to have a good representation of each discipline. We hope you'll visit again as we continue to add pieces to our collections. More 

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96 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found these museums to be a very nice group of interesting things to see from animals to planets and paintings to sculptures. Definitely a nice day to spend with the family and you can spend as much time as you want walking through the many exhibits.

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

Hi TALNewYork, Thanks for the great review. Our Museums have so much to offer so it's wonderful to hear you were able to explore and discover. Please visit again soon! More 

Lyme, Connecticut
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202 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully displayed, the current Meow Mix of cats-antics, famous paintings with cats as subjects-cartoons to watch in the display-pictures to color, drawings to post on the board are encouraged of visiting children--great fun! the jewel collection is also gorgeous and there at this time as well-the master works are so lovely-it is just a pure pleasure t o go every... More 

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

Hi Anneed, Thanks for the wonderful review! We hope you'll be back soon. More 

Milford, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I planned to visit the Springfield Museums for a specific exhibit and so glad that we did. What a hidden gem!! I had no idea it was multiple museums next to each other and as advertised it was one stop, four museums. Each of the four were excellent and the staff was very helpful. There is definitely... More 

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

Hi SeverusAlexander-- Thank you for the glowing review! It's wonderful to hear that you found your way to our little hidden gem. Our Museums have so much to offer and we are so happy to hear when visitors are able to take full advantage of their visit. Please come again soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking for a great experience as well as a learning experience, this is the place. From history to science Kids as well as adults will love it

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

Hi Frank-- Thanks for the great review! We are proud of the learning experiences we are able to offer to both adults and children. We hope you'll visit again soon. More 

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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 19, 2017

A must for visitors and those who live nearby. They change some exhibits every few months. Very well done for a small city.

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

Hi Cozette-- Thank you for the great review. We work hard to keep our exhibits fresh and interesting. Hope you'll be back soon! More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

A great day of art & history! Loved the Springfield History Museum. We are always interested to learn more about cities we visit. Plan to return once Dr. Seuss museum is completed.

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

Hi Lynn-- Thanks for visiting and for the wonderful review. The Seuss Museum will be open on June 3rd. We hope you'll be back soon! More 

Hampden, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2017

We go here and there, we always see things we missed or new things to see. And things to remind us of the art and history here.

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

Hi James, Thanks for the wonderful review. We hope you'll be back soon! More 

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