Red, circular medallion with the Cat in the Hat from Dr. Seuss' books at the center.

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, the newest museum on the Quad, is devoted to Springfield native Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss! The fully bilingual (Spanish and English) first floor features family friendly, interactive exhibits exploring Dr. Seuss’s Springfield roots and providing opportunities to experiment with new sounds and vocabulary, play rhyming games, and invent stories–all in line with Geisel’s revolutionary role in changing how we learn to read.

The second floor, curated by Geisel’s two step daughters and great nephew, recreates Geisel’s studio and living room (with the furniture and art materials he actually used) and features never before publicly displayed art, family photographs and letters, and the original Geisel Grove sign which used to hang in Forest Park.  You can even find Theophrastus, the toy stuffed dog Ted Geisel’s mother gave to him when he was a boy in Springfield.

Coming soon, English, Spanish, and Chinese language audio tours of first floor.


New Interactive Elements Are Here!

New and improved interactive stations are ready for playful learning!

  • Giant Marble Maze
  • The Seuss Bakery
  • Whoville with Ball Wall and Light Wall
  • Lorax Recycle Game
  • And more!
Visitor Info


Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm; Sunday: 11 am–5 pm; Monday: Closed

1 Ticket = 5 Museums

Adults: $25
Seniors (60+): $16.50
College Students: $16.50
Youth 3–17:
Children Under 3: Free
Springfield Residents (with valid ID): Free – youth included

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