Reciprocal Membership

Reciprocal admission cannot be combined with other offers. Free or discounted admission can only be applied in person on the day you would like to visit the Museums.

Free general admission for two adults and up to four children living at the same address with participating institution membership card. Does not include planetarium, special event or exhibit fees. Note: Institutions within 90 miles (“as the crow flies”) of the Springfield Museums’ campus may be excluded.

Free general admission during regular museum hours and 10% discount on Museum Store purchases with participating institution membership card.

Free general admission during regular museum hours and 10% discount on Museum Store purchases with participating institution membership card.

Discount Offers

Discounts are subject to change and cannot be combined. Discounts can only be applied in person on the day you would like to visit the Museums.

Springfield Residents

Free general admission during regular museum hours with valid ID. Visitors ages 3-17 accompanied by a non-Springfield resident adult must present a Springfield school ID.

Active Duty Military and Veterans

Free general admission for service members during regular museum hours with valid ID.

Free general admission on the first full weekend (Saturday-Sunday) of each month with active debit or credit card featuring the Bank of America or Merrill Lynch name and logo, plus an active, valid photo ID. Cardholders only.

Visitors Bureau Value Coupon

Buy one general admission, get one general admission of equal or lesser value 50% off with voucher.
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Non-Profit Pass Program

Free general admission for up to four visitors during regular museum hours. Must present pass on loan from participating human services agency. Learn more

EBT Card to Culture Initiative

$3 general admission per visitor for up to two adults and four children. Does not apply to special events or programs that include an additional fee. The Museums do not process EBT transactions; cash or other payment must be provided for admission. EBT or WIC card holder must be present and a member of the visiting party.

$22.50 for one adult admission during regular museum hours with MTA card. Cardholder only. $10 off any membership level with proof of licensure.

$22.50 for one adult admission during regular museum hours with CEA card. Cardholder only. $10 off any membership level with proof of licensure.

Free general admission, 10% off at Museum Store purchases, and member pricing for lecture and event tickets with participating institution membership card. Learn more

$2 off general admission during regular museum hours for cardholders.

10% off admission with valid transit ticket/pass or coupon. Limit one ticket per transaction. Learn more

$2 off adult general admission during regular museum hours with card.

WGBY 57

20% off adult and youth general admission during regular museum hours and 10% off Museum Store purchases with membership card.

Combined ticket for the Springfield Museums and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Available for purchase at the admissions desk at both museums. Learn more

Combined ticket for the Springfield Museums, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and the Norman Rockwell Museum. Available for purchase at the admissions desk at all three museums. Learn more

The Arts Card

$2 off an adult general admission during regular museum hours with card.

Program Calendar

Current Exhibits

Horace Smith And Daniel Baird (D.B.) Wesson
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…

The Art Of Observation: The Best Of Photographer Elliott Erwitt
The Art of Observation: The Best of Photographer Elliott Erwitt

With a storied career spanning over six decades, photographer Elliott Erwitt (born 1928) is responsible for some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. Born in Paris, France, Erwitt immigrated to the United States at a young age.…

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

New closing date! 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…

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…

Sweet: A Tasty Journey
Sweet: A Tasty Journey

Unwrap the origins of our candy cravings! From the history of candy itself to its role within pop culture, this exhibition creates an immersive experience to learn about the nuts and sprinkles of the candy and chocolate-making process. Sweet includes…

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…

Hollywood & The Holidays
Hollywood & the Holidays

Experience the annual gingerbread competition and exhibit that meshes two of our favorite things—baking and creativity! Amazing gingerbread creations inspired by Christmas movies created by local bakeries, schools, adults and kids displayed along with festively decorated holiday trees, enchanting lights,…

Sweet On Springfield: The Confection Connection
Sweet on Springfield: The Confection Connection

Innovation in Springfield brought sweet success for clever entrepreneurs engaged in the business of candy making. For fifty years, New England Equipment was the largest manufacturer of candy and chocolate making machinery in the world, which revolutionized the candy making…

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…

Horace Smith And Daniel Baird (D.B.) Wesson FRANCE. Paris. 1989. Bauhaus Serigraph By Josef Albers Currier & Ives Lithograph Seuss Baby Book Candy Mountain Preservation Trust Award Winner Gingerbread Competition Baking Extract Advertisement Black And White Photo By Ted Malek