Entry Hall

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum

The Museum’s entry includes a large mural celebrating the scope Dr. Seuss’s career, starting with And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street (1937) and ending with Oh, the Places You’ll Go! (1991).

Sit on a motorcycle beside a Mulberry Street police officer. Many believe Springfield’s Indian Motocycles helped inspire the motorcycles ridden by the officers in  Mulberry Street. You might also notice the glass-art chandelier with its colorful lights and whimsical trumpets, this Seuss-inspired fixture was created by glass-artist Dave Colton.

Characters Represented

  • Marco from And To Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (1937)
  • Propeller-assisted flying animal from One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960)
  • The man with the horse and the wagon from And To Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (1937)
  • Marvin K. Mooney riding in a Zumble Zay from Marvin K. Mooney, Will You Please Go Now! (1972)
  • A stout fish from McElligot’s Pool (1947)
  • Thing and Sue and a too-long, long, long song from Hop on Pop (1963)
  • The King and Bartholomew Cubbins from The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins (1938)
  • Gertrude McFuzz from Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories (1968)
  • King Looie from Katzen-stein from I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today and Other Stories (1969)
  • Gump’s seven hump Wump from One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960)
  • A Guff from Oh, The Thinks You Can Think (1975)
  • The airplane confetti guys from And To Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (1937)
  • The signpost from And To Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (1937)
  • The protagonist from I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew (1965)
  • Yertle the Turtle from Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories (1968)
  • A rocket ship from On Beyond Zebra (1954)
  • King Looie’s subject where all cats carry their own tails from I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today and Other Stories (1969)
  • Yink from One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960)
  • Bim and Ben leading bands with brooms from Fox in Sox (1965)
  • The Lorax from The Lorax (1971)
  • The tongue twister bird from Oh Say Can You Say (1979)
  • Horton and the elephant-bird from Horton Hatches an Egg (1940)
  • Low creature from One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960)