Family Activities & Programs

Family enjoys face painting on the Museum grounds.

Museum Activities

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden are just two of the amazing offerings at the Springfield Museums. Not only are there five museums total, there are so many events and activities all year long.

Weekend and School Vacation Family Events

Join us at the Museums for full-immersion, hands-on fun for the whole family. Sign up for a class at the Museum School, stop in for our weekend and school vacation family programs, and explore our permanent collections and special exhibits.

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Explore the national memorial with sculptor—and Dr. Seuss’s stepdaughter—Lark Grey Dimond-Cates.

Join one of New England’s premier cultural institutions

Dr. Seuss’s father ran the zoo in Springfield.



In response to the community health effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Museums are temporarily closed. Please check the calendar for details about events, programs, and classes. Many have been canceled, postponed, or are offered online.