Girl Looking At Penguin Diorama
Girl Looking At Penguin Diorama
Visitor With Historical Monument Of The American Republic
Family With The Wump
Grocery Store Dramatic Play
What's your Springfield Museums Story? Share it with us!

Tell us your Springfield Museums story—you can even upload photos!

Did you visit as a child? Did you see something that inspired you—maybe the stars in the planetarium or the Fu dogs in the George Walter Vincent Smith Museum? Did something make you stop and think and wonder? Were you wowed when you walked into the Dr. Seuss Museum for the first time?

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The Most Magical Thing

The Most Magical Thing

I took many drawing and calligraphy classes at the Museums in the past. The most magical thing was being inside…

Ginormous Dinosaurs Are Fond Memories

Ginormous Dinosaurs are Fond Memories

When I was a child I always looked forward to field trips to the museum. Especially the special exhibits. One…

Many Visits Over Many Years

Many Visits over Many Years

My story is not about a single event, exhibit, or work of art. It is a story of many visits…

Fondly Remembering (and Revisiting) Snowball!

Fondly remembering (and revisiting) Snowball!

Although I am retired as an elementary Science teacher, which entailed an array of different modalities of related Science subjects,…

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

My mom brings me to the Springfield Museums a lot but every time I learn something new. My favorite memory…

Looking For Your Passion? Think Back To When You Were 10!

Looking for your passion? Think back to when you were 10!

Do what you love and love what you do. That is what the Springfield Museums taught me. Thank you. They…

My Daughter Examined Minerals With Chewbacca!

My Daughter Examined Minerals with Chewbacca!

We usually visit the Springfield Museums in the summer, but our trip in the winter of 2017 proved to be…

Traveled The World (even Outer Space) At The Museums

Traveled the World (even outer space) at the Museums

I grew up in the North End of Springfield and at least weekly I visited the Springfield Museums. They were…

Not A Big Fan Until I Visited With My Daughter

Not a Big Fan until I Visited with My Daughter

I wasn't a big fan of the Museums until I had my oldest daughter. Being a teen mom with barely…

Springfield Museums Story: “When She Was Growing Up, Girls Weren’t Able To Do Science!”

Springfield Museums Story: “When she was growing up, girls weren’t able to do science!”

An older woman came to visit the Spark!Lab. She saw all of the kids working with the snap circuits and…

A Call For Science Museum Stories

A Call for Science Museum Stories

Hello! Do you recall what it felt like to make your first trip to the Springfield Science Museum?  What happened…