The 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.

Summer Hours: The Museums will also be open on Mondays from June 27 through August 22, 2016.


May 30-September 5: Free general admission to active duty military personnel and up to five family members. Learn more at

Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden


Daily: 9 am–5 pm

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



Museum Store


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.

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10% off all purchases

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Springfield History Library & Archives

Please Note

The Library & Archives will be CLOSED from May 17-27 for collections management.


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

Free Wi-Fi


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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…

Monochrome: Black & White Photography From The Permanent Collection
Monochrome: Black & White Photography from the Permanent Collection

Black and white photography, also known as ‘monochrome’ photography, originated during the mid-nineteenth century and has pervaded to this day, particularly within the genre of documentary photography. This exhibit, drawn from the permanent collection of the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts,…

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…

Photo-Secession: Painterly Masterworks Of Turn-of-the-Century Photography
Photo-Secession: Painterly Masterworks of Turn-of-the-Century Photography

In 1902, a group of visionary photographers broke with convention and began exploring new techniques that would ultimately push the boundaries of the art form. This revolutionary approach, called Pictorialism, involved the manipulation of negatives and prints to create images…

Draco The Winged Dragon: Sculpture By Trisha Moody-Bourbeau
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…

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”…

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…

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

Extended through Summer 2016! 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’…

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…

Galaxy Dog
Galaxy Dog

Conceived by the American Kennel Club as a charitable public-art initiative, DOGNY: America’s Tribute to Search and Rescue Dogs, was launched shortly after 9/11 as a way of bringing attention to the valuable work done by canine search and rescue…

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

Extended! 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…

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