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Springfield Museums

21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
+1 413-263-6800
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Fun day

We got the museum pass for $25 per person. The art was beautiful and everything is very close... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
amybeth28
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Barre, Massachusetts
A great collection of museums all in the same place

It was great fun visiting this museum complex. there is so much to see. The Seuss museum was fun... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Robert S
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Lawrence, Kansas
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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
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+1 413-263-6800
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"science museum"
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"seuss sculpture garden"
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"something for everyone"
in 21 reviews
"antique cars"
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"rolls royce"
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"fine art"
in 12 reviews
"blake house"
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"dr seuss"
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"american art"
in 5 reviews
"natural history"
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"special exhibit"
in 6 reviews
"multiple museums"
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"animal displays"
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"small city"
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"all ages"
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"free admission"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We got the museum pass for $25 per person. The art was beautiful and everything is very close together.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was great fun visiting this museum complex. there is so much to see. The Seuss museum was fun, of course. I especially liked the art museums. There was a wonderful range of exhibits. The George Walter Vincent Smith Museum was my favorite. What an...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These are mostly fine museums for a city the size of Springfield. There are some interesting pieces in the art museums, the natural history museum has exhibits about local wildlife, and the science museum has the types of interactive displays for kids that I used...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The science museum includes natural history, astronomy and geology. The history museum has old cars, motorcycles and a room dedicated to board games. And the Dr. Seuss museum is included. Fantastic place to visit all around.

Thank Chaim K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At $25 dollar each it’s quite a pricey entrance fee but then there are multiple museums included around the square. The Dr Seuss museum is mainly geared to small children and upstairs is mainly letters/notes so bit limited for adults or teens The art museums...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You would never know that there are five museums in one complex, right in the heart of downtown Springfield. Exhibits are top rate, and it's an easy one day adventure!! Some very nice restaurants downtown, after you build up a hunger!!

1  Thank johnmailhot
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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi John! Thank you so much for your kind words! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Museums and are encouraging other people to check us out. Come back soon!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

My latest visit to Springfield came as a newspaper discovery while doing laundry! When I read of this fantastic display I decided I must travel 30 miles to Springfield. I did. My visit was awesome.

1  Thank BobbyP009
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SpringfieldMuseums, Public Relations Manager at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! The Avedon photographs of the Kennedys are absolutely stunning and we are so lucky the Smithsonian gave us the opportunity to show them. Please visit again soon!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Springfield has a rich history and everyone should go to the museums to see it first hand. Great for any age.

1  Thank Gilbert N
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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Gilbert! Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so glad that you enjoyed the Museums and we hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is a must see for anyone visiting or living in Springfield or the surrounding area. Very well done and memorable.

1  Thank Leanne H
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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Leanne! We are so glad you enjoyed the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. Unfortunately, you have posted this review on the wrong museums' organization. We are in Springfield, MA. But, good to know that there are other top-notch museums out there!

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

It was just not my day. After driving two hours to get to the Springfield Museums I entered the welcome center in urgent need of a restroom. Seeing the line for tickets was long, I asked to use the restroom before getting my ticket. "The...More

Thank ChinaTeacherBob
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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Bob! We are so sorry to hear that your visit to the Museums didn’t go as planned. Our Dr. Seuss Birthday Party is our biggest celebration all year and takes place all across campus, so if you weren’t expecting it, it can definitely seem...More

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Laura C
29 July 2017|
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Response from SpringfieldMuseums | Property representative |
Hi Laura! Sherri is correct! It takes approximately an hour for the Seuss Museum itself. We do timed entry for that Museum due to capacity limits and while entry is every hour, on the hour, you can spend as much time in the... More
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Laura C
29 July 2017|
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Response from svalucka | Reviewed this property |
I would think you could be in there for an hour or less. Depending on how in depth you decide to get looking at items.
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john c
13 May 2015|
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Response from SpringfieldMuseums | Property representative |
Visiting the entire campus usually takes a full day, but could take longer if you really took your time with everything. The George Walter Vincent Smith and the Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden are all part of the Springfield... More
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