The Museums

Hours

Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–5 pm
Sunday:
11 am–5 pm
Monday: Closed (except some holidays)

Holidays

Open: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Patriots’ Day, Columbus Day and Veterans Day.

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
College Students: $16.50
Youth 3–17:
$13
Children Under 3: Free

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

Special exhibit fees may apply to all visitors.

Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden

Hours

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

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

Price

Free

Museum Store

Hours

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

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

Discounts

Members save 10% every day on regularly priced items

Free gift wrapping for Society of William Rice members

Springfield History Library & Archives

Hours

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

First Saturday of the Month: 11 am–4 pm

Price

With General Admission: Free

Archives Only: $9

Blake House Café

Hours

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

Free Wi-Fi

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
Black And White Photo By Ted Malek
People At Work And Other Environmental Portraits By Tad Malek
People at Work and Other Environmental Portraits by Tad Malek

Local photographer Tad Malek seeks to capture unique and authentic moments through his insightful portraits of people at work in Western Massachusetts and around the world. Sometimes candid, sometimes posed, these momentary snapshots provide a glimpse into the lives and…

Legacy: The Philanthropy Of Mr. Smith & Mr. Wesson
Legacy: The Philanthropy of Mr. Smith & Mr. Wesson

Legacy: The Philanthropy of Mr. Smith & Mr. Wesson examines the beneficence of the Smith & Wesson founders Horace Smith and Daniel Baird (D.B.) Wesson. The two men formed the Smith & Wesson Company in Springfield in November 1856 in…

Voices Of Resilience: The Intersection Of Women On The Move
Voices of Resilience: The Intersection of Women on the Move

Exhibition Extended! Voices of Resilience celebrates the intersecting lives of women in Massachusetts and beyond who have changed the course of history. Through highlights of diverse ‘hidden figures’ and narratives, this exhibition explores the collaborative and interconnected stories of social, educational,…

Sweet: A Tasty Journey
Sweet: A Tasty Journey

Unwrap the origins of our candy cravings! From the history of candy itself to its role within pop culture, this exhibition creates an immersive experience to learn about the nuts and sprinkles of the candy and chocolate-making process. Sweet includes…

Springfield Public Schools Youth Art Month Exhibition
Springfield Public Schools Youth Art Month Exhibition

In celebration of National Youth Art Month, select artwork from students in more than fifty Springfield schools will be displayed throughout the galleries of the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum.  Works on paper and three-dimensional pieces will be included.…

Fantastic Ruins: Etchings By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Fantastic Ruins: Etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Artist, designer, architect and theorist Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) was fascinated by the ancient architecture of Rome. Sometimes called “Rembrandt of the ruins,” Piranesi created etchings that employed dramatic angles and bold lighting effects to imbue crumbling structures with vitality…

Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit
Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit

Don't miss this adventure back to the time of dinosaurs and unearth basic concepts in life science, natural history, and paleontology! Join a curious Tyrannosaurus Rex named Buddy who travels the world to discover everything there is to know about…

The Baby’s Biography: Theodor Seuss Geisel
The Baby’s Biography: Theodor Seuss Geisel

Never before available for public view, The Baby’s Biography: Theodor Seuss Geisel features the book in which Henrietta “Nettie” Seuss Geisel recorded the childhood milestones of her son, Ted Geisel, who would grow up to be Dr. Seuss. Many baby…

Sweet On Springfield: The Confection Connection
Sweet on Springfield: The Confection Connection

Innovation in Springfield brought sweet success for clever entrepreneurs engaged in the business of candy making. For fifty years, New England Equipment was the largest manufacturer of candy and chocolate making machinery in the world, which revolutionized the candy making…

The Essence Of Nature: Paintings By Marlene T. Yu (The Green Movement In Art)
The Essence of Nature: Paintings by Marlene T. Yu (The Green Movement in Art)

Inspired by the natural world, Marlene T. Yu (born 1937) creates monumental canvases using energetic brushstrokes and vibrant colors. Born in Taiwan and trained in Chinese brush painting as well as academic drawing, Yu came to the United States in…

Black And White Photo By Ted Malek Horace Smith And Daniel Baird (D.B.) Wesson Voice Of Resilience: The Intersection Of Women On The Move Candy Mountain Springfield Student Art Show Ruins Of A Gallery Of Statues At Hadrian's Villa By Giovanni Battista Piranesi Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit Seuss Baby Book Baking Extract Advertisement Forest Fire By Marlene Yu