Special Hours

The Museums will be OPEN from 10 am-5 pm on Monday, February 15.

The Museums

The main entrance of the Springfield Museums.


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

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.

Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden

Large-scale bronze sculptures of Dr. Seuss characters, with Horton the elephant being the most prominent.


Daily: 9 am–5 pm

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



Museum Store

Museums Store (science museum)


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

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

Member Discount

10% off all purchases

Free gift wrapping for all shoppers

Springfield History Library & Archives

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


Blake House Cafe Menu
Current Exhibitions
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Cabinets Of Curiosity: Contemporary Interpretations
Cabinets of Curiosity: Contemporary Interpretations

Peter the Great had a famously bizarre one. Robert Edmund Grant opted to live in a slum rather than sell his. A letter of reference was required to see the one belonging to Athanasius Kircher – a rule which even…

Leaving Our Mark: In Celebration Of The Pencil
Leaving Our Mark: In Celebration of the Pencil

Organized by Western Massachusetts artist Steve Wilda, this exhibition explores the diverse medium of graphite, a versatile art material that is easily accessible to a broad range of audiences. The exhibit includes 62 works on paper by artists renowned for…

It’s Sketchy: Secrets From The Artist’s Notebook
It’s Sketchy: Secrets from the Artist’s Notebook

Designed to be easily portable, a sketchbook is often kept in an artist's pocket and offers a personal glimpse into the artist’s process. Drawings and notes in sketchbooks vary from travel sketches and nature drawings to figure studies and copies…

Draco the Winged Dragon: Sculpture by Trisha Moody-Bourbeau

A found-metal outdoor sculpture created by Deerfield artist Trisha Moody-Borbeau. Many of the objects included in the sculpture came from her family’s machine shop; others are donated by clients of Borbeau’s hair salon in Deerfield, Massachusetts. The dragon's eye are…

Boys Will Be Boys: Illustrations From Boys’ Life Magazine
Boys Will Be Boys: Illustrations from Boys’ Life Magazine

Founded in 1911, Boys’ Life magazine, the official publication of the Boy Scouts of America, debuted one year after the scouting organization began promoting education, entertainment, community service and outdoor adventures to American boys. The Boy Scouts of America celebrates…

Wolf To Woof: The Story Of Dogs
Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs

In today’s society, dogs enhance the lives of millions of people in countless ways, but they are also some of our oldest friends. Ancient clues like cave paintings and burials reveal that dogs and people have lived together for thousands…

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”…

Better Angels: Firefighters Of 9/11
Better Angels: Firefighters of 9/11

This exhibit features 343 portraits by artist Dawn Howkinson Siebel, one for every New York City firefighter lost in the World Trade Center attacks. Together, the images create a wall measuring  21 feet long, allowing visitors to come face to…

Off To The Races! Horse Racing In Currier & Ives Prints
Off to the Races! Horse Racing in Currier & Ives Prints

Overshadowed by new pastimes like baseball and football today, horseracing was wildly popular during the 19th century. The Currier & Ives lithography firm, founded by Nathaniel Currier & James Merritt Ives helped to document the sport’s heyday by mass-producing images…

Victorian Opulence: Springfield’s Industrial Elite
Victorian Opulence: Springfield’s Industrial Elite

A representation of luxury and everyday items that would be found in the typical upper-class Victorian home and an exploration of the lives and values of prominent families. Using beautifully ornate objects from the Springfield Museums’ own collections, this exhibit…

Faces Of The North End
Faces of the North End

A collection of photographs by Bill Hughes donated to the Wood Museum of Springfield History. Thirty-six images in all, they were taken in 1991 of the Latino community in the North End of Springfield. They show, in his words, “an…

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