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Springfield Museums

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Excellent Mix of History, Culture and Fun

This are actually several museums that your ticket price covers: -Smith Art Museum: worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
LuvtoSafari
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A true gem

We came here because of the Dr. Seuss museum but found lots of other great things that made it... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Katie F
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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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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.
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21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This are actually several museums that your ticket price covers: -Smith Art Museum: worth a visit, very cool architecture with Tiffany stain glass windows. Old Smith family house, lovely collection of curios and collectibles. Fun mostly for adults. -Wood Museum of Springfield History: this was...More

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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi! Thank you so much for your kind words! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you can visit again soon! In regards to the Springfield Science Museum, over the next few years it will be evolving into a...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

We came here because of the Dr. Seuss museum but found lots of other great things that made it worth the trip! One admission gets you into all of the museums. We spent a half day there and did not make it to the art...More

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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Katie! Thank you so much for your kind words! We're so glad to hear you had a good time in the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, the Springfield Science Museum, and the Wood Museum of Springfield History. We hope you can visit again...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

First art museum I've ever liked. Rich in history, you can spend an afternoon here. I'm not normally a fan of art museums.. Not my thing, but I like the fine art museum a lot because it brought together a historic picture. The history museum...More

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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi Julie! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the Springfield Museums and we hope you can come again soon!

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Just returned to the history museum with visiting family. It never gets old. We love the Indian Motorcycles and antique cars. My cousin is a gun enthusiast and love the extensive gun collection and accompanying history. The John Brown and Underground Railroad sections make me...More

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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the Springfield Museums, especially the Wood Museum of Springfield History. We're glad to hear that you are a member and we look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

The science museum was small, but entertaining. My 16 month old especially loved the Clifford play room and the African animals. Definitely small and scattered though. Worth checking out if you're there for the other museums as well. The 25 dollars to get into all...More

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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi Ashley! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time visiting the Springfield Science Museum. Just to let you know, we are planning on updating it in the next few years, so we hope you can come back and visit us to experience...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018

The museums have a great variety of exhibits that will satisfy almost everyone in your group. The history museum is especially interesting, with awesome relics and exhibits. Parking is free but weekends are packed. There is a small cafe if you get hungry. As a...More

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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi Jonathan! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the Springfield Museums and we hope to see you again soon! Also, thank you for providing such helpful information for future visitors.

Reviewed 22 June 2018

What a delight it was to take a break from a long drive and visit SMs. We visited the two fine arts museums and the Dr Seuss Sculpture Garden. The collections in the two art museums were quite varied and had nice pieces. The two...More

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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the Springfield Museums and especially enjoyed the two current visiting exhibitions. We hope you can come again soon!

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We put this in our touring itinerary because of its association with Dr Seuss. There's an exhibition with original written and drawn items as well as representations of characters from his books. Outside there's a garden with character statues too. We were reliving our memories...More

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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi Charles and Susan! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the Springfield Museums and we hope you can come again soon!

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We were staying with family nearby and looking for a cool, rainy day activity. The Springfield Museums were a great surprise! Two boys, ages 4 & 12, mom, dad & grandpa. We started with the Dr. Seuss sculpture garden - nice green lawn & flowers...More

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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi Kim! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the Springfield Museums, especially the Sculpture Garden, the Dr. Seuss Museum, the Wood Museum of Springfield History, and the Springfield Science Museum. Just to let you...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018

It is fun that all of the different museums are right there in one spot with one admission. The history museum was especially interesting to us.

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SpringfieldMuseums, Administrative and Digital Media Associate at Springfield Museums, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi! Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the Springfield Museums, especially the Wood Museum of Springfield History. We hope you can come again soon!

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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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capital c
14 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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