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.

Blackout date: Saturday, March 7, 2020.

Visitors Bureau Value Coupon

Buy one general admission, get one general admission of equal or lesser value 50% off with voucher.
Download here

Library Pass Program

Buy one full price admission and receive a 50% discount on the second admission of equal or lesser value. The pass may be used for up to 6 guests per visit. Must present Museums-issued pass from participating library (no copies or print on-demand passes). Learn more

Blackout date: Saturday, March 7, 2020.

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 and a staff ID. Learn more

Blackout date: Saturday, March 7, 2020.

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. Applies to cardholders from all states.

ConnectorCare Card to Culture

$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 ConnectorCare transactions; cash or other payment must be provided for admission. ConnectorCare 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

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

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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…

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…

Voices Of Resilience: The Intersection Of Women On The Move
Voices of Resilience: The Intersection of Women on the Move

Exhibition Extended! Voices of Resilience celebrates the intersecting lives of women in Massachusetts and beyond who have changed the course of history. Through highlights of diverse ‘hidden figures’ and narratives, this exhibition explores the collaborative and interconnected stories of social, educational,…

Fantastic Ruins: Etchings By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Fantastic Ruins: Etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Artist, designer, architect and theorist Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) was fascinated by the ancient architecture of Rome. Sometimes called “Rembrandt of the ruins,” Piranesi created etchings that employed dramatic angles and bold lighting effects to imbue crumbling structures with vitality…

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…

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…

Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit
Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit

Don't miss this adventure back to the time of dinosaurs and unearth basic concepts in life science, natural history, and paleontology! Join a curious Tyrannosaurus Rex named Buddy who travels the world to discover everything there is to know about…

People At Work And Other Environmental Portraits By Tad Malek
People at Work and Other Environmental Portraits by Tad Malek

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 the lives and…

The Essence Of Nature: Paintings By Marlene T. Yu (The Green Movement In Art)
The Essence of Nature: Paintings by Marlene T. Yu (The Green Movement in Art)

Inspired by the natural world, Marlene T. Yu (born 1937) creates monumental canvases using energetic brushstrokes and vibrant colors. Born in Taiwan and trained in Chinese brush painting as well as academic drawing, Yu came to the United States in…

Springfield Public Schools Youth Art Month Exhibition
Springfield Public Schools Youth Art Month Exhibition

In celebration of National Youth Art Month, select artwork from students in more than fifty Springfield schools will be displayed throughout the galleries of the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum.  Works on paper and three-dimensional pieces will be included.…

Baking Extract Advertisement Horace Smith And Daniel Baird (D.B.) Wesson Voice Of Resilience: The Intersection Of Women On The Move Ruins Of A Gallery Of Statues At Hadrian's Villa By Giovanni Battista Piranesi Candy Mountain Seuss Baby Book Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit Black And White Photo By Ted Malek Forest Fire By Marlene Yu Springfield Student Art Show