Martin Luther King Jr Day (Monday, January 20): Museums OPEN 10-5

The Museums

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

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…

BAUHAUS: 100 Years Later
BAUHAUS: 100 Years Later

No art school had a more influential or lasting impact on 20th century art and design than the Bauhaus. Founded in 1919 by the German architect Walter Gropius (1883-1969), the Bauhaus’ curriculum aimed to unite fine art, architecture, design and…

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…

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…

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…

Fanny Palmer: The Artist Behind Currier & Ives’ Greatest Prints
Fanny Palmer: The Artist Behind Currier & Ives’ Greatest Prints

New closing date! Although her designs adorned the walls of homes and businesses across the United States in the 19th century, the name Frances (“Fanny”) Flora Bond Palmer (1812-1876) remains largely unknown. While working behind the scenes for the American…

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…

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