Evolving Elements In Art

Evolving Elements in Art

Art through the lens of history is forever evolving to reflect the times. Walking through different galleries students will see…

Slime Time!

Slime Time!

In this program, students will become Slime Scientists! We will use special lab equipment and practice safety procedures in learning…

Family Tree: Seuss And Me

Family Tree: Seuss and Me

Explore the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and learn about Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, and how his family’s…

Cats, Hats And Balancing Acts

Cats, Hats and Balancing Acts

Introduce children to the fantastic world of Dr. Seuss with guided activities that encourage fun, creativity, fine and gross motor…

Tons Of Fun With Seuss

Tons of Fun with Seuss

Step into the world of Dr. Seuss characters in the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum while experiencing the sounds…

Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Shows

The Springfield Science Museum is home to the Seymour Planetarium, the oldest operating planetarium in the United States. Multiple schools…

Earth Rocks!

Earth Rocks!

Geology rocks! Through hands on activities and demonstrations Students will learn to differentiate the types of rocks that make up…

Just Survive!

Just Survive!

In a fast-paced game of survival students assume the identities of different animals with a variety of adaptations and will…

Highlights Tour

Highlights Tour

The Highlights Tour is designed to allow students to explore the many galleries of the Science Museum. This tour will…

Dinosaur Discovery

Dinosaur Discovery

New and improved program! Become a PALEOTOLOGIST!! Students learn more than just facts about dinosaurs; they will discover how we…

Scutes & Scales

Scutes & Scales

Dive into the fascinating lives of some of the most loved, feared and misunderstood animals on Earth: REPTILES!  Learn about…

Forensic Science

Forensic Science

A precious object has been stolen from the Springfield Science Museum! Working as teams of forensic specialists, students will examine…

Light And Sound

Light and Sound

In this station based program, students will be learning about and experimenting with, WAVES. Not ocean waves, but bouncing light…

Charge It!

Charge It!

In this hair-raising program, students learn about and explore electricity with the help of a Van de Graaff generator that…

Pop, Fizz, Boom!

Pop, Fizz, Boom!

In this Introduction to Kitchen Chemistry program, students will use their scientific skills to make observations, construct a hypothesis about…

City Of Industry

City of Industry

Investigate the Industrial Revolution through the lens of Springfield’s industrial past. Topics include transportation history, innovation and the role of…

History Detectives

History Detectives

Students are given a photograph of a person and take on the role of detective as they investigate the lives…

Picturing America

Picturing America

See American history come alive through the museum’s American art collection. Students handle and identify artifacts such as Ice Tongs…

Japan

Japan

Discover the history behind authentic suits of armor and swords used by feudal Japanese samurai warriors. Come to understand the…

Then & Now: Life At The Turn Of The Century

Then & Now: Life at the Turn of the Century

Students become historians as they interpret early-20th century history by examining Indian Motocycles, Rolls Royce automobiles, Milton Bradley games, and…

Experience Africa

Experience Africa

Discover the culturally and biologically diverse continent of Africa.  Listen to stories, play authentic African instruments like the Balaphon, participate…

Native Americans

Native Americans

In this program, students will experience Native American culture in a variety of contexts. Students will spend time in our…

Seuss In Springfield History

Seuss in Springfield History

His stories delight children around the world, but did you know Dr. Seuss drew much of his inspiration from his…

Art & Culture

Art & Culture

Discover the power of the afterlife, how Greece and Rome used art and mythology to understand their world and explore…

Art Through The Ages

Art Through the Ages

Travel through time and explore various styles of art and the artists who created them. An overview of major works…

A Brush With Art

A Brush with Art

Students will journey through four centuries of art from around the world touring numerous galleries within the D’Amour Museum of…

Eye Spy

Eye Spy

An alphabet in art presentation introduces students to the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts collection before the journey begins. Along…

Art Discovery Center

Art Discovery Center

Visit this beautiful hands-on discovery gallery that introduces our Asian art collection. Participate in a guided craft project or have…

Start With Art

Start with Art

This tour serves as an introduction to a very special place –an art museum. They will be taught  ‘the museum…

Evolving Elements In Art

Evolving Elements in Art

Art through the lens of history is forever evolving to reflect the times. Walking through different galleries students will see…

Slime Time!

Slime Time!

In this program, students will become Slime Scientists! We will use special lab equipment and practice safety procedures in learning…

Family Tree: Seuss And Me

Family Tree: Seuss and Me

Explore the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and learn about Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, and how his family’s…

Cats, Hats And Balancing Acts

Cats, Hats and Balancing Acts

Introduce children to the fantastic world of Dr. Seuss with guided activities that encourage fun, creativity, fine and gross motor…

Tons Of Fun With Seuss

Tons of Fun with Seuss

Step into the world of Dr. Seuss characters in the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum while experiencing the sounds…

Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Shows

The Springfield Science Museum is home to the Seymour Planetarium, the oldest operating planetarium in the United States. Multiple schools…

Earth Rocks!

Earth Rocks!

Geology rocks! Through hands on activities and demonstrations Students will learn to differentiate the types of rocks that make up…

Just Survive!

Just Survive!

In a fast-paced game of survival students assume the identities of different animals with a variety of adaptations and will…

Highlights Tour

Highlights Tour

The Highlights Tour is designed to allow students to explore the many galleries of the Science Museum. This tour will…

Dinosaur Discovery

Dinosaur Discovery

New and improved program! Become a PALEOTOLOGIST!! Students learn more than just facts about dinosaurs; they will discover how we…

Scutes & Scales

Scutes & Scales

Dive into the fascinating lives of some of the most loved, feared and misunderstood animals on Earth: REPTILES!  Learn about…

Forensic Science

Forensic Science

A precious object has been stolen from the Springfield Science Museum! Working as teams of forensic specialists, students will examine…

Light And Sound

Light and Sound

In this station based program, students will be learning about and experimenting with, WAVES. Not ocean waves, but bouncing light…

Charge It!

Charge It!

In this hair-raising program, students learn about and explore electricity with the help of a Van de Graaff generator that…

Pop, Fizz, Boom!

Pop, Fizz, Boom!

In this Introduction to Kitchen Chemistry program, students will use their scientific skills to make observations, construct a hypothesis about…

City Of Industry

City of Industry

Investigate the Industrial Revolution through the lens of Springfield’s industrial past. Topics include transportation history, innovation and the role of…

History Detectives

History Detectives

Students are given a photograph of a person and take on the role of detective as they investigate the lives…

STARLAB: The Portable Planetarium

STARLAB: The Portable Planetarium

Bring the universe to your students with STARLAB, the Science Museum’s portable planetarium. Shows can be tailored to fit your…

Us And Them: Discrimination During The Holocaust And Today

Us and Them: Discrimination During the Holocaust and Today

This program is free through the generous support of community donors! Through hands-on activities and primary source interpretation, students are…

Animal Adaptations: A Game Of Survival

Animal Adaptations: A Game of Survival

Students assume the identity of an animal and must gather food, water and shelter in their habitat, while keeping out…

It’s Electric!

It’s Electric!

Students explore differences between static and current electricity as they experiment with conductors, insulars, magnets, and a real Van de…

Reptile Encounters

Reptile Encounters

Learn about reptile habitats, adaptations, life cycles, and behaviors, through one-on-one interactions with live reptiles from the Springfield Science Museum.…

The ABCs Of Dr. Seuss

The ABCs of Dr. Seuss

Students love this interactive program which introduces key literacy skills and vocabulary through read alouds, author study, rhyming, play learning,…

Picturing America

Picturing America

See American history come alive through the museum’s American art collection. Students handle and identify artifacts such as Ice Tongs…

Japan

Japan

Discover the history behind authentic suits of armor and swords used by feudal Japanese samurai warriors. Come to understand the…

Then & Now: Life At The Turn Of The Century

Then & Now: Life at the Turn of the Century

Students become historians as they interpret early-20th century history by examining Indian Motocycles, Rolls Royce automobiles, Milton Bradley games, and…

Experience Africa

Experience Africa

Discover the culturally and biologically diverse continent of Africa.  Listen to stories, play authentic African instruments like the Balaphon, participate…

Native Americans

Native Americans

In this program, students will experience Native American culture in a variety of contexts. Students will spend time in our…

Seuss In Springfield History

Seuss in Springfield History

His stories delight children around the world, but did you know Dr. Seuss drew much of his inspiration from his…

Art & Culture

Art & Culture

Discover the power of the afterlife, how Greece and Rome used art and mythology to understand their world and explore…

Art Through The Ages

Art Through the Ages

Travel through time and explore various styles of art and the artists who created them. An overview of major works…

A Brush With Art

A Brush with Art

Students will journey through four centuries of art from around the world touring numerous galleries within the D’Amour Museum of…

Eye Spy

Eye Spy

An alphabet in art presentation introduces students to the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts collection before the journey begins. Along…

Art Discovery Center

Art Discovery Center

Visit this beautiful hands-on discovery gallery that introduces our Asian art collection. Participate in a guided craft project or have…

Start With Art

Start with Art

This tour serves as an introduction to a very special place –an art museum. They will be taught  ‘the museum…