Free Admission This Saturday

In celebration of our partnership with the Smithsonian, general admission is free on Saturday, September 24*. Check in at the Welcome Center for ticketing.

*One ticket per household, for up to two people in advance at

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.

Special Hours – Columbus Day 2016
The Museums will be open from 10 am-5 pm on Monday, October 10.

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

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

Free Wi-Fi


Blake House Cafe Menu
Current Exhibitions
Draco The Winged Dragon, Sculpture
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…

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…

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…

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…

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”…

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,…

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…

Draco The Winged Dragon, Sculpture Van Buren Sisters Posing On A Hilltop With Their Indian Motorcycle Squirrels' Dinner By Blanche C Derby Galaxy Statue By Robert L. Braun Better Angels: Firefighters Of 9/11 Wall FOFP Wassily Kandinsky 2004.D03.090 Inauguration Of Washington, 1876, Hand-colored Lithograph, Published By Nathaniel Currier And James Merritt Ives, Americans, 1813-1888 And 1824-1895