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Address: 21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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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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Nice, varied collection

We visited just the Fine Arts Museum at the "Springfield Museum." It has a very nice and varied collection of art & sculpture as well as fun children's exhibition, not surprising... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Marc K
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Hampton, New Hampshire
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Hampton, New Hampshire
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited just the Fine Arts Museum at the "Springfield Museum." It has a very nice and varied collection of art & sculpture as well as fun children's exhibition, not surprising since Springfield is the home of Dr. Seuss! The Fine Arts museum features both American and European Masters such as Bierstadt, Homer, Copley, Gaugin, Picasso and Monet. Definitely worth... More 

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife and I joined the museums so that we could enjoy all of the happenings at reduced prices and now we also have a way of being told when these things are happening with the mailings we receive. There seems to be something going on all the time. the times we have spent there going from room to room... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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69 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The kids love it. They want to return. It has exhibits that interest the parents as well. It is a well done exhibition. Something to go to.

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Carthage, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the history and science museums. The science museum was decent - would probably be better for those with young kids. We were able to get through it fairly quickly. I immensely enjoyed the Springfield history museum. I learned so much about Springfield and the Indian motorcycle exhibit was wonderful. I did think the admission cost was a little... More 

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

Thanks for the great review, Jillian! We hope you'll be back soon! More 

Springfield
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to a friend's wedding in the Springfield museum, oh my goodness what a great time.my daughter Went to art classes she had a blast

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

Thanks for the great review, leroyt205! Sounds like you've been able to see the very diverse things our Museums have to offer. Hope you'll be back soon! More 

Massachusetts
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34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

The museums at the Quadrangle have an great variety of attractions - two art museums, a science museum, a history museum, and a library. I have visited many times and have never left disappointed. The planetarium in the science museum is my personal favorite and has a fascinating history - make sure to ask about it. Make sure to visit... More 

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, ustraveler97! Our planetarium is certainly a unique (and sometimes underappreciated) feature at the Museums. Glad to hear you were able to take full advantage of your visits. Hope you'll be back soon! More 

Ludlow, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The museums are nice for a smaller city. They sit in an era called the Quadrangle. The buildings themselves are historical so that's nice. Unfortunately, they sit right in the heart of downtown Springfield which can be very dangerous, even in the middle of the day.

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OH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

What an incredible museum showing how central Springfield used to be to American manufacturing. Every company based in Springfield is covered here, with great exhibits of planes, Indian motorcycles, cars, Friendly's ice cream ... you name it. Sad, given how little manufacturing is left in the US.

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

Thanks for the great review, Corgi_Oh! It really is amazing how much there is to showcase in terms of manufacturing and industry in Springfield alone. Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you'll be back soon. More 

Mass, United States
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Museum is first class and offers a great varity of exhibits! There is enough on exhibit to offer a full day of enjoyment for the whole family!

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

Thanks for the great review, johnsZ9339HP! Glad to hear you and your family enjoyed your trip. Hope you'll be back soon! More 

New London, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We have never seen the museums around the area so i figured we'd bring the kids. It was nice for kids.

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

Hi Emily-- Thank for the great review! We're happy you stopped by for a visit. We hope your whole family will be back for the opening of our Dr. Seuss Museum in June 2017. More 

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