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
Bauhaus Serigraph By Josef Albers
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…

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

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 lithography firm Currier…

People At Work And Other Environmental Portraits By Tad Malek
People at Work and Other Environmental Portraits by Tad Malek

New Closing Date 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 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…

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…

2019 Springfield Preservation Trust Award Winners
2019 Springfield Preservation Trust Award Winners

The mission of the Springfield Preservation Trust is to preserve and protect properties in Springfield, Massachusetts which have architectural, historic, educational, or general cultural significance for public edification and enjoyment. Through the Annual Preservation Awards, tours of historic homes, its…

Bauhaus Serigraph By Josef Albers Currier & Ives Lithograph Black And White Photo By Ted Malek Seuss Baby Book Horace Smith And Daniel Baird (D.B.) Wesson Preservation Trust Award Winner