Summer Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10-5; Sunday, 11-5

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 up to two adults and two children under 18 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.

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May 18-September 2, 2019 Free admission for active duty service members and up to five members of their family during regular museum hours with valid ID. Learn More

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 WOW 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. Limit one ticket per transaction. Learn more

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

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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

Woodblock Prints
In Bloom: Floral Works From The Collection
In Bloom: Floral Works from the Collection

New Opening Date! Throughout history, artists have been inspired by flowering plants and their colorful blossoms.  The floral prints in this exhibition combine artistic sensibility with close observation of the natural world. Displayed alongside artfully arranged botanical specimens from the…

Charles Manthos And His Prototype Indian Motocycle
Charles Manthos and his Prototype Indian Motocycle

The late Charlie Manthos, a professional metallurgist and ardent Indian Motocycle collector, had an entrepreneurial vision of bringing a new, locally manufactured Indian Motocycle back into production. Working with two former Indian employees, Earl “Pop” Armstrong and design engineer Jimmie…

Thank You For Your Service: The City Salutes The USS Springfield
Thank You for Your Service: The City Salutes the USS Springfield

The tradition of gifting silver services to US Naval ships dates to the 1880s, when the government sought to rally public support for new shipbuilding in the years following the Civil War.  As Congress authorized the construction of ships for…

Toytopia
Toytopia

Extended by popular demand! Get ready for BIG play, BIG toys, and BIG fun! This immersive special exhibition is sure to rekindle the wonder and delight of your favorite childhood moments. The World’s Largest Etch A Sketch – It's almost…

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 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…

Thomas & Friends™: Explore The Rails!
Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails!

The world’s most beloved #1 blue engine rolls into the Springfield Museums this summer! Featuring the favorite engines and destinations from Thomas & Friends, the STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Math) -focused exhibit seeks to engage children, ages 2 through…

Elemental: Contemporary Encaustic
Elemental: Contemporary Encaustic

Extended! Debra Claffey, Patricia Gerkin, Donna Hamil Talman, and Charyl Weissbach make up the four artist collective called Elemental. Working in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the artists of Elemental meld the ancient medium of encaustic, or melted wax, with a…

Taking Care Of Business: A Century Of Women And Work In Springfield
Taking Care of Business: A Century of Women and Work in Springfield

Extended! This exhibit traces the history of  local women in the 20th century as they respond to the changes and challenges of their times. For some this meant entering the work force in traditional and non-traditional ways, for others  it…

Woodblock Prints Charles Manthos USS Springfield CL 66 Toytopia Etch A Sketch Horace Smith And Daniel Baird (D.B.) Wesson Seuss Baby Book Thomas Friends Explore Rails Claffey Cool Mandolin Greens Cropped Taking Care Business