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Address: 21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
Phone Number: +1 413-263-6800
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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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Springfield History Museum has incredible cars/motorcycles

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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83 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 

Simsbury, Connecticut
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took two 7 year olds on a day off from school.Went to all 4 museums,went to the Blake House Cafe for lunch.Spent 3.5 hrs here including time for lunch.We all had fun,lots for them and lots for me (as an adult).

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

Thank you, Nicola, for this wonderful review! The museums prides themselves on the variety and amount of things to see and do. It sounds like you took full advantage of your trip here and we hope you'll be back soon to discover more! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The fours museums and structures are located around a beautiful quadrangle. One fairly reasonable admission price for all the museums. Give yourself plenty of time for there is a lot to see. The Science Museum has dinosaur skeletons, Native American and African artifacts along with stuffed animal displays. The Museum of Fine Arts has works representing all periods of Art... More 

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

Thanks for the great review, John! We hope you'll be back to visit soon. More 

Manhattan, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The whole area is beautiful. Outside even though chilly was nice to walk around. The planetarium is one of the oldest in the country. Very nice walking

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

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed the area (despite the cold!). More 

Windsor, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The Springfield Museums are a great group of museums, including 2 Art Museums, a Science Museum and a History Museum, with something to offer to everyone. All the Springfield Museums are very interesting and enjoyable to visit. There is plenty to see in these museums, including a very large collection of Indian Motorcycles. Also, it may take more than a... More 

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

Thank you so much for this wonderful review! We're glad to hear you've been able to discover all the wonderful things our Museums have to offer. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Took a "tank away" trip with my husband for Labor Day Weekend. Thinking we were only going to the Dr Seuss gardens, we were pleasantly surprised to see that the price of the ticket included multiple museums that immersed you in the history of the area. Being a native of Massachusetts, I was shocked at how rich with history was... More 

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

Thanks for the wonderful review, Lisa! We're so glad you discovered the Museums. There certainly is a lot to find out about western Massachusetts history. We hope you'll be back soon to check out our ever changing exhibits. More 

Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Well worth the price of admission. Plan a day at least. The local history museum is great, plenty of Indian motorcycles. Natural history museum, artwork, Japanese swords, statues, Dr. Seuss, Loved it all.

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

Thanks for the great review, JSW! Sounds like you were able to discover a lot about our Museums. We hope you'll be back soon to discover even more! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Springfield has an entire set of museums - science, history, two art museums, a Dr. Seuss sculpture garden (and soon a Dr. Seuss museum as well) all adjacent to the Springfield central library at the Quadrangle. The range of items across the museums is large, from french impressionist paintings in an art museum, to items from Springfield history, to Planetarium... More 

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

Thanks for the review! We pride ourselves in the great variety our museums have to offer and it's wonderful to hear that you feel the same. We hope you'll visit again soon. More 

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