The Museums


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

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


Adults: $18
Seniors: $12
Youth 3–17: $9.50
Children Under 2: Free
Students: $12

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


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

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

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Members save 10% every day*

Free gift wrapping for all shoppers

*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

Blake House Cafe


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

Free Wi-Fi


Blake House Cafe Menu
Current Exhibitions
Squirrels' Dinner By Blanche C Derby
Stories And Seeds: Botanical Illustrations By Blanche Cybele Derby
Stories and Seeds: Botanical Illustrations by Blanche Cybele Derby

An exhibition of illustrations created by former art teacher Blanche Cybele Derby celebrate the diverse plant life of New England’s fields, fruits, and fauna. A resident of Northampton, Massachusetts, she is also a filmmaker and the author and illustrator of…

Small Worlds: Wassily Kandinsky’s Experiments In Printmaking
Small Worlds: Wassily Kandinsky’s Experiments in Printmaking

Wassily Kandinsky’s Kleine Welten (Small Worlds) portfolio exemplifies the artist’s abstract style, while also demonstrating his achievements with various printmaking techniques. Though Kandinsky is perhaps best known for his paintings, this series of prints shows his mastery of lithography, woodcut,…

Crossing The Country To Cross Barriers: The Van Buren Sisters Ride Into History
Crossing the Country to Cross Barriers: The Van Buren Sisters Ride into History

In 1916 the United States was preparing to enter World War I. Augusta and Adeline Van Buren were, at the time, active members in the National Preparedness Movement, and they wanted to find ways that women could help the military…

#SpringfieldSelfies: Early Selfies And Facebook Posts
#SpringfieldSelfies: Early Selfies and Facebook Posts

Portraits, self-portraits, diary entries and letters will be featured in this exhibit that explores early interpretations of portraiture art created long before the age of Facebook and selfie sticks. Paintings and etchings by artists such as Joseph Whiting Stock, Erastus…

American Presidents: Currier & Ives And Politics In The 19th Century
American Presidents: Currier & Ives and Politics in the 19th Century

The first presidential election happened nearly 228 years ago, in 1788-89. George Washington was unanimously elected as the nation’s first president, for the first of his two terms and John Adams served as vice president.  As the country prepares to…

Icons Of The Civil Rights Movement
Icons of the Civil Rights Movement

This exhibit by artist Pamela Chatterton-Purdy pays tribute to those who risked physical harm, imprisonment and death for the sake of freedom: the dynamic leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. This exhibit features nineteen of the artist’s icons, including two…

Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Samurai Heroes
Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Samurai Heroes

A unique and imaginative exhibit that brings together original graphic novel art from the collection of local Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles enthusiast Elias Derby and the Museums’ own world-famous collection of Japanese artwork, arms and armor. Kevin Eastman and Peter…

Allegro, Pleiades And Nocturne
Allegro, Pleiades and Nocturne

A sculptural ensemble by award winning master sculptor Andrew DeVries, on view  outside of the Blake Café. The artist has been casting in bronze in his Huntington, Massachusetts studio since 1985. His work includes dance and figurative sculpture, abstract sculpture…

A Toy Soldier Christmas
A Toy Soldier Christmas

Formed in the 1970s, the Connecticut Valley Miniature Figure Collectors Club seeks to inspire interest in history through the collecting, painting, and display of miniature figures representing a wide array of subjects, time periods, and geographical areas.  Scenes and figures…

Holiday Magic: Gingerbread Competition
Holiday Magic: Gingerbread Competition

Amazing gingerbread creations by local bakeries, schools, adults and kids displayed along with festively decorated holiday trees, enchanting lights, and a backdrop of beautifully painted murals representing a popular young wizard and his adventures in a magical world. Visitors have…

Firearms Of Famous People: From Target Shooters To Presidents
Firearms of Famous People: From Target Shooters to Presidents

Extraordinary firearms and memorabilia owned by well-known politicians, presidents, and celebrities. The exhibit includes three presidential pistols, including a .44 Double Action Smith & Wesson revolver owned by Teddy Roosevelt, along with a belt knife used by “Teddy’s Rough Riders”…

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