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Address: 21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA 01103-1548
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Springfield Museums, located in the heart of downtown Springfield,...

The Springfield Museums, located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, is comprised of four world-class museums covering art, history, and science, plus the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden.

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Always something interesting to see or do here

The museums at the Quadrangle have an great variety of attractions - two art museums, a science museum, a history museum, and a library. I have visited many times and have never... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 December 2016
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Massachusetts
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97 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

The museums at the Quadrangle have an great variety of attractions - two art museums, a science museum, a history museum, and a library. I have visited many times and have never left disappointed. The planetarium in the science museum is my personal favorite and has a fascinating history - make sure to ask about it. Make sure to visit... More 

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SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, ustraveler97! Our planetarium is certainly a unique (and sometimes underappreciated) feature at the Museums. Glad to hear you were able to take full advantage of your visits. Hope you'll be back soon! More 

Ludlow, Massachusetts
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203 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The museums are nice for a smaller city. They sit in an era called the Quadrangle. The buildings themselves are historical so that's nice. Unfortunately, they sit right in the heart of downtown Springfield which can be very dangerous, even in the middle of the day.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

What an incredible museum showing how central Springfield used to be to American manufacturing. Every company based in Springfield is covered here, with great exhibits of planes, Indian motorcycles, cars, Friendly's ice cream ... you name it. Sad, given how little manufacturing is left in the US.

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SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Corgi_Oh! It really is amazing how much there is to showcase in terms of manufacturing and industry in Springfield alone. Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope you'll be back soon. More 

Mass, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Museum is first class and offers a great varity of exhibits! There is enough on exhibit to offer a full day of enjoyment for the whole family!

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SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, johnsZ9339HP! Glad to hear you and your family enjoyed your trip. Hope you'll be back soon! More 

New London, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We have never seen the museums around the area so i figured we'd bring the kids. It was nice for kids.

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SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this review

Hi Emily-- Thank for the great review! We're happy you stopped by for a visit. We hope your whole family will be back for the opening of our Dr. Seuss Museum in June 2017. More 

Simsbury, Connecticut
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Took two 7 year olds on a day off from school.Went to all 4 museums,went to the Blake House Cafe for lunch.Spent 3.5 hrs here including time for lunch.We all had fun,lots for them and lots for me (as an adult).

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SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this review

Thank you, Nicola, for this wonderful review! The museums prides themselves on the variety and amount of things to see and do. It sounds like you took full advantage of your trip here and we hope you'll be back soon to discover more! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The fours museums and structures are located around a beautiful quadrangle. One fairly reasonable admission price for all the museums. Give yourself plenty of time for there is a lot to see. The Science Museum has dinosaur skeletons, Native American and African artifacts along with stuffed animal displays. The Museum of Fine Arts has works representing all periods of Art... More 

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SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, John! We hope you'll be back to visit soon. More 

Manhattan, NY
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76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The whole area is beautiful. Outside even though chilly was nice to walk around. The planetarium is one of the oldest in the country. Very nice walking

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SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed the area (despite the cold!). More 

Windsor, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The Springfield Museums are a great group of museums, including 2 Art Museums, a Science Museum and a History Museum, with something to offer to everyone. All the Springfield Museums are very interesting and enjoyable to visit. There is plenty to see in these museums, including a very large collection of Indian Motorcycles. Also, it may take more than a... More 

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SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Admin at Springfield Museums, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review! We're glad to hear you've been able to discover all the wonderful things our Museums have to offer. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Took a "tank away" trip with my husband for Labor Day Weekend. Thinking we were only going to the Dr Seuss gardens, we were pleasantly surprised to see that the price of the ticket included multiple museums that immersed you in the history of the area. Being a native of Massachusetts, I was shocked at how rich with history was... More 

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SpringfieldMuseums, Social Media Administrator at Springfield Museums, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review, Lisa! We're so glad you discovered the Museums. There certainly is a lot to find out about western Massachusetts history. We hope you'll be back soon to check out our ever changing exhibits. More 

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