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Whether you’re traveling here for business, looking for an exciting day trip or weekend getaway or embarking on a family-friendly adventure, you’ll find there’s something for everyone in Downtown Springfield. Go ahead and browse through the site and we guarantee you’ll discover some must-see stops that you won’t want to miss. Downtown serves up nationally recognized dining and entertainment. We have world-class attractions and events.

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The Outwin: American Portraiture Today at the Springfield Museums

The Outwin: American Portraiture Today premiered at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in the fall of 2019. Every three years, artists living and working in the United States are invited to submit one of their recent portraits to a panel of experts chosen by the museum in the call for the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. […]

#TuesdayTakeover: Springfield Cultural District to Help Highlight Local Artwork at Pynchon Park

Introducing #TuesdayTakeovers. Each week we give local businesses the spotlight to inspire you to support local… PYNCHON PLAZA PARK NEARING COMPLETION, LOCAL ARTWORK TO BE HIGHLIGHTED The collaboration between the City of Springfield, the Springfield Museums, Springfield Cultural Partnership and Skyview Downtown, a privately owned apartment complex, is reimagining the soon to be reopened Pynchon […]

Springfield Museums and Make-It Springfield Celebrating STEM WEEK

Massachusetts STEM Week 2020 takes place from October 19 – 23 (inclusive of the weekend before and after), and is organized by the Executive Office of Education and the STEM Advisory Council in partnership with the state’s 9 Regional STEM Networks. It is a statewide effort to boost the interest, awareness and ability for all learners […]

T-Birds FIRST Town Hall

The Springfield Thunderbirds look forward to hosting the first T-Birds Town Hall presented by MGM Springfield on Thursday, October 15th at 6 PM on Facebook Live. As a Thunderbirds ticket package member, you have the exclusive ability to submit questions during this town hall video call. Please submit your questions by clicking here and who […]

BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME

1000 Hall of Fame Ave 

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Monday – Thursday:  10am – 4pm

Friday – Sunday:  9am – 4pm

Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the city where basketball was invented, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame promotes and preserves the game of basketball at every level – professional, collegiate and high school, for both men and women on the global stage.

The Naismith memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is recognized throughout the world as the premier institution entrusted with recording and disseminating the history of the game of basketball and recognizing, honoring, and celebrating the achievements of its greatest players, coaches, and contributors.

SPRINGFIELD MUSEUMS

21 EDWARD STREET

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Monday – Saturday:  10am – 5pm

Sunday: 11am – 5pm

Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, the Springfield Museums offer access to five world-class museums, including the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, all under a single admission.

MGM SPRINGFIELD

ONE MGM WAY

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MGM Springfield covers three city blocks in the heart of downtown Springfield, Mass. Igniting a cultural and economic renaissance in a historic New England city, the approximately 2 million square-foot development, which combines new construction with revived historic buildings, will offer more than 125,000 square feet of gaming space, a 250-room boutique hotel on Main Street and superior spa services, diverse retail and inspired dining. MGM Springfield also will feature the seven-screen Regal luxury cinema complex, bowling lanes, a seasonal skating rink and outdoor marketplace displaying local art, events and talent.

SPRINGFIELD ARMORY NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

1 ARMORY SQ. 

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For nearly two centuries, the US Armed Forces and American industry looked to Springfield Armory for innovative engineering and superior firearms. Springfield Armory National Historic Site commemorates the critical role of the nation’s first armory by preserving and interpreting the world’s largest historic US military small arms collection, along with historic archives, buildings, and landscapes.

SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS

MASSMUTUAL CENTER

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The Springfield Thunderbirds are a minor league professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League that began play for the 2016–17 season. They are the affiliate of the National Hockey League‘s St. Louis Blues. Based in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Thunderbirds play their home games at the MassMutual Center.

MASSMUTUAL CENTER

MASSMUTUAL CENTER

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Featuring 100,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, plus an 8,000 seat arena, MassMutual Center is owned by the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority and managed by MGM Springfield.