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Springfield Art Museum

1111 E Brookside Dr, Springfield, MO 65807-1899
+1 417-837-5700
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Quiet with some interesting displays

This was a free museum, and it had a few special exhibits while we were there. I enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
It's free, but worth a donation

I visited this place on a Tuesday afternoon. There are several collections/exhibits, largely from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jefferson City, Missouri
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1111 E Brookside Dr, Springfield, MO 65807-1899
+1 417-837-5700
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a free museum, and it had a few special exhibits while we were there. I enjoyed the military exhibit featuring photos from various aspects of soldier life across the last 50 years. There were contemporary art exhibits and some more traditional art as...More

Thank Mizzou_SLP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place on a Tuesday afternoon. There are several collections/exhibits, largely from area residents. It definitely exceeded my expectations for not having an admission fee. They even offer classes for kids and adults. It can seem a bit sparse, but worth a visit!

Thank amandagG5703JJ
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Springfield's Art Museum offers a variety of on-going exhibits from their permanent collection, as well as many special exhibits throughout the year. Watercolor USA (during summers) is always worth an extra visit. Cool. Relaxed. Inspiring. Offers an activity area for children. Great place to spend...More

Thank Dave11974
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It is a great place to go and look at art. I saw the watercolor and veteran show recently and was very humbled by the military photos and inspired by the watercolor art. Staff was very friendly. A nice place to go.

Thank CrabbyCat
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I went to the museum after an appointment in Springfield. What a surprise to find such a wonderful art museum!

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The collection is small, but well worth a visit. I arrived an hour before closing and the staff described the exhibitions perfectly so I knew which I wanted to visit.

Thank krenell
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I had to write a paper for a class and had a wonderful experience looking at such a variety of artwork. From different time periods and the use of different mediums. It was well worth the experience and I would highly recommend travelers to go.

1  Thank Janis H
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a small, quality museum. I especially enjoy the watercolor offerings each year. They have many high-level exhibits that would appeal to many different people.

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The Springfield Art Museum is a city department that is open to the public free of charge and is located in Phelps Grove Park. The museum has rotating galleries, and a great kids zone. The museum is clean, comfortable and has an outstanding staff. It...More

Thank dwm_SGF_1987
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The Art Museum frequently has traveling exhibits that are excellent. The Watercolor Exhibit is a regular and provides some great examples of local artists. There are several permanent exhibits as well. Don't expect to find works of the great masters here but for a nice...More

Thank BishopSteve
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