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Springfield Museums

21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
+1 413-263-6800
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Good Place to See Art

This was a great place for us to stop as we passed through Springfield on our road trip. The Dr... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
eggbomb
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Springfield Museums

The Dr. Seuss exhibit had many fun things to do such as lego building, letter tracing, and fun arts... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This was a great place for us to stop as we passed through Springfield on our road trip. The Dr Seuss exhibition was great for the kids and the art museum had an impressive collection. It was a little pricey for a short visit- but...More

Thank eggbomb
SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hi eggbomb, Thank you for the great review. Please come again soon!

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The Dr. Seuss exhibit had many fun things to do such as lego building, letter tracing, and fun arts and crafts! Because I was traveling with teens, however, the activities seemed a little uninteresting to them. Even though the museum's target audience are kids, we...More

Thank Anya A
SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hi Anya, Thank you for your review. We will notify our facilities department to look into the odor. Sorry you were unable to climb on the sculptures. During the summer months they have to be blocked off for safety due to heat. Hopefully you will...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

First off we went on free fun fridays, we saved the $25.00 entrance fee for 5 people, but sacrificed overcrowded exhibits. We were traveling with various ages from 14 to 50, and everyone found something to enjoy. Our main reason was Dr. Seuss, and unfortunately...More

Thank OuCilly
SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi OuCilly, Thanks for braving the crowds and coming out for Free Fun Friday. Sorry that you only had a brief visit in Seuss. Sounds like you found a lot of other things to discover and explore. Come again soon!

Reviewed 30 June 2017

The Dr Seuss museum has been on our to-do list of things to see for a while now. So, we decided to do the 1.5 hr drive out to Springfield and check it out. As you've probably already found out, it's not just the Dr...More

1  Thank JockLindseyOB-CPO
SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi JockLindsey, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Hopefully those interested in coming to the Museums can read your review for a better idea of what they'll see and what to expect. Thanks so much and come again soon!

Reviewed 27 June 2017

A wonderful and educational experience for people of all ages. One price admission gives you access to 5 museums including children and adults. Dr, Seuss is a wonderful interactive museum for children and a hoot for adults who grew up with the characters. The Indian...More

1  Thank Darlene K
SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi Darlene-- Thank you for the lovely review! Sounds like you were able to get a lot out of your visit. Please come again soon!

Reviewed 15 June 2017

We purchased discount admission from Living Social as admission is on the pricey side. I loved the art museum and especially the vehicles and memorabilia in the other ! museum. As for Dr Seuss I'm really not into him so can't comment.

1  Thank momwinslow
SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi momwinslow-- Thank you for the wonderful review. We hope you'll be back soon!

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The location of all the museum's were key and our admission to 1 museum allowed us to visit all of the other museum's for free. We had so much fun and the kids had so much fun. We have 5 kids ages 10,8,5,4, and 1....More

1  Thank Monica G
SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Hi Monica-- Thanks for the great review. We're glad to hear that there was something for everyone in the family. Please come back soon!

Reviewed 24 May 2017

a must go to museum if you are in the springfield area.... lots of special programs... lots of different exhibits.. a must see

Thank zephdell
SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Hi Zephdell- Thanks for the great review! We always have traveling exhibits and many family programs. Hope you'll be back soon!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Not the Smithsonian but a nice merging of Art, Science (Planetarium), stuffed animal displays, Dinosaur Bones, and antique Automobiles and Racing airplanes that were part of the local history (Duryea, Indian Motorcycle, Gee Bee airplane, etc.). Statues, Ancient Chinese Armor, and the Dr Suess courtyard...More

Thank 674earleh
SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thanks for the great review! Glad you saw all that the Museums had to offer. Come back soon!

Reviewed 12 May 2017

There are four museums that make up the Springfield Museums – Springfield Science Museum, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts and the Lyman & Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History. There is also a Dr. Seuss Scupture...More

Thank Nikko4Me
SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Hi Nikko4Me, Thanks for the great review. Please come back and visit soon (especially now that Seuss is open)!

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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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