Saturday, March 3 - Special Hours

Our Dr. Seuss Birthday Party is an annual favorite full of wacky, fun, crazy, and sometimes delicious activities. This is our biggest celebration ALL YEAR and we are opening the Springfield Science Museum and the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum an hour early at 9 am!

Timed tickets for the Dr. Seuss Museum sell-out fast, so make sure to get yours today!

The Museums

Welcome Center opens 30 minutes early on weekends for ticket sales.


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

Holidays: Closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

1 Ticket = 5 Museums

Adults: $25
Seniors (60+): $16.50
Youth 3–17: $13
Children Under 3: Free
Students: $16.50

Springfield Residents (with valid ID): Free – youth included

Special exhibit fees may apply to all visitors.

Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden


Patriots’ Day to Columbus Day: Daily, 9 am-8 pm
Columbus Day to Patriots’ Day: Daily, 9 am-5 pm

Holidays: Closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.



Museum Store


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

Holidays: Closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.


Members save 10% every day*

Free gift wrapping for Society of William Rice members

*Member discount does not apply to red ticket items.

Springfield History Library & Archives


Saturday–Monday: Closed
Tuesday–Friday: 11 am–4 pm

First Saturday of the Month: 11 am–4 pm


With General Admission: Free

Archives Only: $9

Blake House Café


Tuesday–Saturday: 9 am–3 pm
 11 am–3 pm
Monday: Closed

Free Wi-Fi


Blake House Cafe Menu

Please refrain from bringing outside food and drink into the Blake House Café. If you have a food allergy or special food needs and must bring your own food, please notify the café manager. Seating is available in the Welcome Center for admission ticket holders who bring their own food.

Program Calendar
Current Exhibitions
Collecting Camelot Plate
Collecting Camelot: The Kennedy Era And Its Collectibles
Collecting Camelot: The Kennedy Era and Its Collectibles

A selection of campaign memorabilia, posters, toys, and other vintage items from the Kennedy era which illustrate the popularity of our 35th president. Items range from those produced for his presidential campaign to satirical items and collectibles from the period.…

Impressions: Prints From The Impressionist Movement
Impressions: Prints from the Impressionist Movement

Famous for bright colors and loose brush strokes, the Impressionists rejected traditional painting styles in favor of a new way of seeing and understanding modern life. These artists left their studios, taking to the outdoors, streets and cafes in order…

Ceramics From The Vault
Ceramics from the Vault

Pulled from the storage vaults of the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, this exhibition features modern and contemporary ceramics from the permanent collection. Recognized by American museums as fine art only within the past seventy years, ceramic…

Radiant Abstractions: Metallic Photographs By Rebecca McMann
Radiant Abstractions: Metallic Photographs by Rebecca McMann

A keen observer of nature’s details, shapes and patterns, Connecticut based artist Rebecca McMann transforms photographs of everyday objects into striking abstract images. This exhibition includes twenty-six of McMann’s unique photographs which have been digitally enhanced and printed on aluminum…

Jack & Jackie: The Kennedys In The White House
Jack & Jackie: The Kennedys in the White House

Focused and elegant, the first family made a lasting impression on our nation. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution and private collectors, this exhibition explores the legacy of the Kennedys as promoters of art, culture, and elegance. Twenty-seven iconic photographs…

Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering
Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering

This engaging exhibition shows how we all can use our ingenuity to build body replacements, develop brain-machine interfaces, and engineer unique assistive tools that push human potential beyond limits. Human Plus invites visitors to explore the dynamic, creative, user-focused engineering…

From Sea To Shining Sea: American Vistas In Currier & Ives Prints
From Sea to Shining Sea: American Vistas in Currier & Ives Prints

Nineteenth century Americans were captivated by the newfound natural wonders of their young country. Fueled by the 1849 California Gold Rush and the establishment of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869, westward expansion was in full swing. While American painters…

Collecting Camelot Plate MFA 83 D12 2 Ceramics Vault 960×500 Thing Twos Hairdo Jack Jackie 3up “It Is No Longer A Conversation About Overcoming Deficiency…It’s A Conversation About Potential.” – Aimee Mullins, Paralympic Champion, Actor, Model, Inspirational Speaker And Double Amputee

Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering, Developed In Partnership With The New York Hall Of Science And The Quality Of Life Technology Center, Tells Compelling Stories Of Engineers And Users Who Design Technologies To Help Themselves And Others Achieve Their Goals—from Everyday Routines To Lifelong Dreams.

This Interactive Exhibition Offers Visitors A Chance To Explore And Create A Range Of Low Tech And High Tech Tools That Extend Human Abilities. Throughout, Visitors Experience The Creative, Dynamic Engineering Process, Which Involves The User Every Step Of The Way.

In Human Plus, Visitors Can Ride A Mono-ski In A Simulated Ski Race, Control A DJ Station Using The Wheels Of A Wheelchair, Engineer Unique Solutions To Design Challenges, And Discover How Neuroprosthetic Limbs Can Be Controlled By A User’s Thoughts. Human Plus Showcases An Innovative Field Of Engineering That Improves Our Lives Every Day.

Photo By Gia Goodrich Courtesy Of OMSI. Indian Lake Sunset By Currier Ives Edit