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Springfield Museums

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21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
(413) 263-6800 https://springfieldmuseums.org/

Set around a tree-lined quadrangle in downtown Springfield, the world-class museums that comprise the Springfield Museums provide visitors with a wealth of exciting imagery and inspirational artwork. The nationally accredited and Smithsonian-affiliated consortium of museums includes the Springfield Science Museum, the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, and the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss, the first and only museum dedicated to the beloved children’s book author and Springfield native. The Quadrangle is also home to the Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden, a series of full-scale bronze sculptures of Dr. Seuss’s whimsical creations, honoring the birthplace of Theodor Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss. For one admission price, visitors can enjoy all 5 Springfield Museums and the Dr. Seuss Park. Secure free onsite parking is available around the corner at 21 Edwards Street. Open Tuesday through Sunday. The Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden at the Springfield Museums in the city where Theodor Seuss Geisel was born and which appears to have inspired much of his work. Sculptor Lark Grey Dimond-Cates, who is also Geisel’s step-daughter, created the endearing bronze sculptures of Dr. Seuss and his most beloved characters. See the “Story Teller” himself along with the Grinch, the Lorax, Thing 1 and 2, Horton, and Yertle the turtle! Free to see and open daily.

July 2022

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

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Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

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Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

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Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

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Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

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Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

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Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

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Springfield Museums, Guided Tour

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 1, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Washi Transformed and Fantastic Ruins Join a docent guide for a 30-minute presentation in the D’Amour Museum of Fine Art. The discussion will focus on the special exhibition Washi Transformed or Fantastic Ruins, and its connection to the Museums’ permanent collection. Meeting in the D’Amour Museum lobby. Free with museum admission!

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Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

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Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Guided Tour

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 1, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Washi Transformed and Fantastic Ruins Join a docent guide for a 30-minute presentation in the D’Amour Museum of Fine Art. The discussion will focus on the special exhibition Washi Transformed or Fantastic Ruins, and its connection to the Museums’ permanent collection. Meeting in the D’Amour Museum lobby. Free with museum admission!

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Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Guided Tour

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 1, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Washi Transformed and Fantastic Ruins Join a docent guide for a 30-minute presentation in the D’Amour Museum of Fine Art. The discussion will focus on the special exhibition Washi Transformed or Fantastic Ruins, and its connection to the Museums’ permanent collection. Meeting in the D’Amour Museum lobby. Free with museum admission!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

Springfield Museums, Summer Spectacular Activities

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 31, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Museums are open seven days a week and we invite you to play, explore, and create with us! Free with museum admission! Different activities every day - check our schedule.... And don’t forget about our special exhibits!

Find out more »

August 2022

Springfield Museums, Guided Tour

August 1 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 1, 2022

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Washi Transformed and Fantastic Ruins Join a docent guide for a 30-minute presentation in the D’Amour Museum of Fine Art. The discussion will focus on the special exhibition Washi Transformed or Fantastic Ruins, and its connection to the Museums’ permanent collection. Meeting in the D’Amour Museum lobby. Free with museum admission!

Find out more »

November 2022

Holiday Happenings at the Springfield Museums

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join us on the day after Thanksgiving for a day full of Holiday fun! From 10-5 we have Holiday Happenings, which is FREE with Museums admission. Then, at 5pm we will light up the Quadrangle and have the Science Museum open to view the special gingerbread exhibition.  

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The Lighting of the Quadrangle at the Springfield Museums

November 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The day after Thanksgiving will be a day of holiday fun at the Museums. We will conclude the day with the fan favorite, the Lighting of the Quadrangle. From 5-7pm the spectacular architecture and beautifully landscaped grounds of the Quadrangle will sparkle and shimmer against a dazzling outdoor lighting display. This festive holiday celebration features appearances by Santa Claus and the Grinch, and the Holidays gingerbread exhibition! Free and open to the public!

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March 2023

Springfield Museums, Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

March 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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BIGGEST, BEST Dr. Seuss Birthday Party Celebration of the 119th Birthday of Dr. Seuss. Springfield native Theodor Seuss Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss was born March 2, 1904. Rain, shine or snow! Join us for an all-day salute to beloved children’s author and Springfield-native Theodor Seuss Geisel on his 118th birthday! Free with museum admission!  

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