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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.

February 2023

Springfield Museums, Class

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 14, 2023

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Home School Class: Magic Explorers Magic Explorers is a brand-new program that mixes art, music, AND magic! Classes include art making, magic tricks, stories and singing, and taking adventures with our Magic Explorer characters! Instructor: Scotty Swan Ages 5-8 Tuesdays, 10-11:30 am Six classes: January 31, February 7, 14 (no class February 21), 28, March 7, 14 |Cost: $94|Cost for Members: $80 Register

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Springfield Museums, a la Carte Lecture

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join us in-person or online! In-person tickets available at the Welcome Center on the day of the lecture; virtual registration (recommended in advance) at SpringfieldMuseums.org. Jan 5, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Restorative Native Research in the Kwinitekw (Connecticut River Valley) Museums a la Carte Lecture $4 Jan 12, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Art and Environment: A Local History Museums a la Carte Lecture $4 Jan 19, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Capturing Lee Miller Museums a la Carte Lecture $4 Jan 26, 12:15 pm – 1:30…

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Springfield Museums, Sensory Friendly Saturday

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until February 11, 2023

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Free with museum admission

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and the Springfield Science Museum will open early, with some exhibits will be modified to provide an opportunity for people with a range of differing abilities to experience what these Museums have to offer. Our trained staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer any questions you have and, if necessary, direct you to a quiet space that provides a chance to cool down and take a break. Sensory-friendly crafts for all ages will be available…

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Springfield Museums, Class

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Home School Class: Magic Explorers Magic Explorers is a brand-new program that mixes art, music, AND magic! Classes include art making, magic tricks, stories and singing, and taking adventures with our Magic Explorer characters! Instructor: Scotty Swan Ages 5-8 Tuesdays, 10-11:30 am Six classes: January 31, February 7, 14 (no class February 21), 28, March 7, 14 |Cost: $94|Cost for Members: $80 Register

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Springfield Museums, a la Carte Lecture

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 2, 2023

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join us in-person or online! In-person tickets available at the Welcome Center on the day of the lecture; virtual registration (recommended in advance) at SpringfieldMuseums.org. Jan 5, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Restorative Native Research in the Kwinitekw (Connecticut River Valley) Museums a la Carte Lecture $4 Jan 12, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Art and Environment: A Local History Museums a la Carte Lecture $4 Jan 19, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Capturing Lee Miller Museums a la Carte Lecture $4 Jan 26, 12:15 pm – 1:30…

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Springfield Museums, School Vacation Week

February 20 - February 24
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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The Curiosity Challenge Leonardo da Vinci was renowned for his curiosity. He even conceptualized modern inventions such as airplanes and solar power all the way back in the 1400s. Use your curiosity to solve challenges throughout the Museums! Free with museum admission. Note: Activities, locations, and times subject to change. Please pick up a daily schedule in the Welcome Center for the most up to date information. Leonardo’s Lab, 10 am-5 pm Immerse yourself in the mind of Leonardo da…

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Springfield Museums, Class

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 14, 2023

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Home School Class: Magic Explorers Magic Explorers is a brand-new program that mixes art, music, AND magic! Classes include art making, magic tricks, stories and singing, and taking adventures with our Magic Explorer characters! Instructor: Scotty Swan Ages 5-8 Tuesdays, 10-11:30 am Six classes: January 31, February 7, 14 (no class February 21), 28, March 7, 14 |Cost: $94|Cost for Members: $80 Register

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Springfield Museums, a la Carte Lecture

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 2, 2023

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join us in-person or online! In-person tickets available at the Welcome Center on the day of the lecture; virtual registration (recommended in advance) at SpringfieldMuseums.org. Jan 5, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Restorative Native Research in the Kwinitekw (Connecticut River Valley) Museums a la Carte Lecture $4 Jan 12, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Art and Environment: A Local History Museums a la Carte Lecture $4 Jan 19, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Capturing Lee Miller Museums a la Carte Lecture $4 Jan 26, 12:15 pm – 1:30…

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Springfield Museums, Class

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 14, 2023

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Home School Class: Magic Explorers Magic Explorers is a brand-new program that mixes art, music, AND magic! Classes include art making, magic tricks, stories and singing, and taking adventures with our Magic Explorer characters! Instructor: Scotty Swan Ages 5-8 Tuesdays, 10-11:30 am Six classes: January 31, February 7, 14 (no class February 21), 28, March 7, 14 |Cost: $94|Cost for Members: $80 Register

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March 2023

Springfield Museums, Class

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Sightseeing the Solar System March 1, 2023 @ 6:00 pm–8:00 pm |Cost: $18|Cost for Members: $16 Our solar system has a variety of intriguing worlds with unique characteristics. Enjoy a ramble through the solar system with NASA images and computer simulations from the latest missions. Learn about conditions on the planets and their moons and explore the often-overlooked Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud. The class is for those interested in astronomy, no background in science required. Instructor: Kevin Kopchynski Wednesday,…

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Springfield Museums, a la Carte Lecture

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 2, 2023

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Join us in-person or online! In-person tickets available at the Welcome Center on the day of the lecture; virtual registration (recommended in advance) at SpringfieldMuseums.org. Jan 5, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Restorative Native Research in the Kwinitekw (Connecticut River Valley) Museums a la Carte Lecture $4 Jan 12, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Art and Environment: A Local History Museums a la Carte Lecture $4 Jan 19, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm Capturing Lee Miller Museums a la Carte Lecture $4 Jan 26, 12:15 pm – 1:30…

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Springfield Museums, Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

March 4 @ 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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Springfield Museums, Class

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 14, 2023

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Home School Class: Magic Explorers Magic Explorers is a brand-new program that mixes art, music, AND magic! Classes include art making, magic tricks, stories and singing, and taking adventures with our Magic Explorer characters! Instructor: Scotty Swan Ages 5-8 Tuesdays, 10-11:30 am Six classes: January 31, February 7, 14 (no class February 21), 28, March 7, 14 |Cost: $94|Cost for Members: $80 Register

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Springfield Museums, Class

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 14, 2023

Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States
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Home School Class: Magic Explorers Magic Explorers is a brand-new program that mixes art, music, AND magic! Classes include art making, magic tricks, stories and singing, and taking adventures with our Magic Explorer characters! Instructor: Scotty Swan Ages 5-8 Tuesdays, 10-11:30 am Six classes: January 31, February 7, 14 (no class February 21), 28, March 7, 14 |Cost: $94|Cost for Members: $80 Register

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