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“What a surprisingly fun experience”
Review of Springfield Museum

Springfield Museum
Ranked #3 of 22 things to do in Springfield
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Reviewed 20 July 2013

This is so cute. They have the Simpson couch to have your picture with the Simpsons. They claim to be the real Springfield and I believe them. There is a nice story about the history of the town. Everyone was very friendly. Nice stop on a Saturday when we needed something to do as we passed through town.

Thank njroadmom
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Reviewed 9 June 2013

In the third story, there are statues of the entire Simpson's family that are fun for photo ops. I was pleasantly surprised at all the fu. Things to read in this cute little museum. The art was excellent too!

Thank Christine Ula L
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Reviewed 25 May 2013

Since I last reviewed(5 months ago), Springfield's Museum, I've been back several times to see their constantly changing exhibits. I've seen shows devoted to children's art, historic photo equipment and pictures, the history of brewing in the Springfield area, and more.

I definitely encourage folks to spend an hour in this "Admission Free" museum. Just don't believe Trip Advisors suggestion that you'll find it in Eugene....It really is at 590 Main Street, SPRINGFIELD, Oregon.

3  Thank kennuf
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Reviewed 17 February 2013

Being new to the area, it was great to get a feel for the local history and the lay of the land and cultures. We like museums overall and this was great because it was free and right near the library and civic center. Very friendly staff and great pictures of the Springfield of yesteryear.

1  Thank Asiasnana
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Reviewed 30 January 2013

While Springfield's little museum is small, we're pretty durn proud of it!

The ground floor of the old electrical transformer building features a totally eclectic variety of (approximately) month-long theme exhibits. Past exhibit themes include Carousel Horses, Kodak's contribution to photography, Quilts, Military Memorabilia, HDR Technology Photographs, theater and ballet costumes, etc. Because of this continuing variety of exhibits, I visit the Springfield Museum multiple times each year.

However, my favorite part is the second floor (stairs or elevator accessible) that is a permanent display of things relevant to the early days of Springfield and the surrounding area. And, "Yes", Homer Simpson and his family are up there to invite you to sit on their couch in their hometown, the REAL Springfield.

Museum Director, Jim Cummins and his staff of friendly volunteers are always ready to answer questions.

And, best of all, as of the beginning of 2013, there is NO admission fee. Donations into the "fishbowl" by the door are encouraged and appreciated. Free on-street parking and a large, city-owned parking lot next door make your visit to the museum convenient and the variety of nice, near-by eateries make "lunch and a museum" a great way to spend a few hours in Downtown Springfield.

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