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Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden

21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
+1 413-263-6800
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Fun stroll

It was fun to wander through the statues and visit with old Dr. Seuss friends. Would love to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tamba5
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Connecticut
I would go back here, Sam I am!

What an amazing place. The museum was colorful and had a lot of interactive exhibits for children... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Frank T
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Randolph, Massachusetts
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Bring the kids to this outdoor sculpture garden where the Cat in the Hat, the Grinch, and other beloved Dr. Seuss characters are immortalized in bronze, life-size statues all designed by Geisel's step-daughter, sculptor Lark Grey Dimond-Cates.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was fun to wander through the statues and visit with old Dr. Seuss friends. Would love to revisit with more time.

Thank Tamba5
Reviewed 5 days ago

What an amazing place. The museum was colorful and had a lot of interactive exhibits for children and a lot of information for adults. It is easy to find but the parking is not the greatest they do have a free lot but get there...More

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely sculpture garden in the midst of hard-hit Springfield. As a Dr. Seuss fan from childhood, it was fun to see my picture-book icons brought to live.

Thank varneykr
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were thrilled when we heard that there was a new Seuss museum in Springfield. It's VERY kid focused, and kid friendly. The rooms are bright and invited for children to explore. There are LOTS of photo ops. As adults visiting without children, there were...More

Thank 88janetn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small courtyard filled with oversized sculptures invites kids to climb and play on arches, benches, and bridges. As others have pointed out, you can quickly wander into some very rough neighborhoods. However, the sculpture garden and surrounding museum complex are clean and seem safe....More

Thank Josh T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I am not too familiar with Dr. Seuss, but the sculptures seemed to draw a lot of kids. Nice walkways around.

Thank Fauzia T
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden is just a small scale place. Don't think of taking a bus or train and walk there because you will walk through dangerous neighborhood. Not recommended to walk into this area after 6 pm.

Thank Mandy M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Affordable weekend activity for young kids. Free for Springfield residents. They have tons of fun and they're learning at the same time win win!

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Great, fun, educational and inspirational... a bit small... since we were coming from nyc we combined it with boston trip with it and it worked out great.. kids loved it and had a blast... highly recommend

Thank Viktoryia G
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I took sooo many pictures of all the sculptures. It was fantastic to see. I wish I had better weather.

Thank teatimekids
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Stephanie405
26 July 2017|
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Response from jbwhitehouse | Reviewed this property |
There is a gift shop in the Information/Visitor Center. This building is also the Science Museum and where you get tickets. The gift shop is large and has lots of Seuss items from books to leggings, as well as other... More
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23 July 2017|
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Response from Mary C | Reviewed this property |
We were there in October of last year, so there were plenty of parking spaces that is right there. There are some on the streets, too.
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SoxFan777
30 June 2017|
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Response from chiumonster | Reviewed this property |
I think they would love it if they know the characters from the books! However, I don't think it would be worth the 2 hour drive just for the garden.
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