Open Daily Through August 28

Museum Member Mondays

July 11-August 8 only: Bring a guest for free, plus get 20% off at the Museum Store.

The Museums


Sunday: 11 am–5 pm
Monday–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 to all visitors.


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–8 pm

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



Museum Store


Sunday: 11 am–5 pm
Monday–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


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–Saturday: 9 am–3 pm

Free Wi-Fi


Blake House Cafe Menu
Current Exhibitions
Van Buren Sisters Posing On A Hilltop With Their Indian Motorcycle
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…

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,…

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…

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,…

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’…

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…

The Scoop On Poop: The Science Of What Animals Leave Behind
The Scoop on Poop: The Science of What Animals Leave Behind

Fish do it, frogs do it, pythons, eagles, and elephants do it, yet “poop” is one of those subjects we find difficult to talk about with a straight face. Kids, however, are positively fascinated by it, which provides an excellent…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Van Buren Sisters Posing On A Hilltop With Their Indian Motorcycle Migrant Mother Draco The Winged Dragon, Sculpture Wassily Kandinsky Top Hat, Binoculars, A Stopwatch, And A Cane On Red Velvet. Squirrels' Dinner By Blanche C Derby Scoop On Poop Interactive Station FOFP IMG 34743 Felix Thiollier, Paysage De Bugey 2004.D03.090 Inauguration Of Washington, 1876, Hand-colored Lithograph, Published By Nathaniel Currier And James Merritt Ives, Americans, 1813-1888 And 1824-1895 Better Angels: Firefighters Of 9/11 Wall