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Springfield, Massachusetts, USA

Attractions in Springfield, Massachusetts

Amusements

  • Kid Stuff
    1504 Allen Street, Springfield, MA 01118
    Located in Bicentennial Plaza
    413-782-0057, One of Pioneer Valley's best places for birthday parties, camps, and family fun with laser tag, a giant playscape, arcade games, and much more. State of the art facility... more info  map

  • Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
    1000 West Columbus Avenue, Springfield, MA 01105
    At the Basketball Hall of Fame, all levels of the game are represented under one roof. The entire game of basketball comes together in Springfield, the birthpace of... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Court Square
    Main Street, Between Court and Elm Streets
    The heart of the city since 1812, Court Square is surrounded by the Old First Church (1819), the Byers Block (1835), H.H. Richardson's courthouse (1871) and the... more info

  • Forest Park Heights Historic District
    Sumner Avenue from Longhill Street to Forest Park
    Its 600 houses reflect the architectural styles popular from 1890 to 1920. Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel's boyhood home was on Fairfield Street. Listed in the National... more info

  • Maple Hill Historic District
    Upper Maple Street
    The region's most stately homes, some listed in the National Register of Historic Places, were erected here from the 1820's - 1920's. Nearby is Mulberry Street, made... more info

  • McKnight Historic District
    Upper Worthington Street
    Developed as a "streetcar suburb" between 1870 and 1900. With 900 houses, it is the largest and most cohesive wood-frame neighborhood from the late Victorian period in... more info

Museums & Galleries

  • Connecticut Valley Historical Museum
    220 State Street, Springfield, MA 01103
    Edwards & Chestnut Streets
    413-263-6800, The world awaits you at the Springfield Museums at the Quadrangle through an endless variety of activities and special exhibits. Listen to a lecture on the latest... more info  map

  • George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum
    Edwards & Chestnut Streets
    413-263-6800, The George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum represents the very personal taste of the Victorian collector whose name it bears and displays his internationally-recognized... more info

  • Hatikvah Holocaust Education Center
    1160 Dickinson Street, Springfield, MA 01108
    413-734-7700, The Hatikvah Holocaust Education Center serves as an educational and teaching facility for the entire community and is a living memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.  more info  map

  • Museum of Fine Arts
    Edwards & Chestnut Streets
    413-263-6800, The Museum of Fine Arts houses a strong cross-section of American and European paintings, sculpture and works on paper. more info

  • Science Museum
    Edwards & Chestnut Streets
    413-263-6800, Enter a world filled with the wonders of natural and physical science. On the lower level, the Solutia Eco-Center is home to live fish, insects, reptiles and amphibians... more info

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Springfield Armory National Historic Site
    1 Armory Square, Springfield, MA 01105
    413-734-8551, The original 1840's arsenal houses the world's largest collection of American military firearms. Year-round public programs, exhibits, and special events are hosted on... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden
    220 State Street, Springfield, MA 01103
    413-263-6800, Relish an afternoon with Dr. Seuss' beloved life-size bronze characters set outdoors at the Springfield Museums. Visit the Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, the... more info  map

  • Lupa Game Farm
    52 Nash Hill Road, Ludlow, MA 01056
    Ludlow, MA
    413-583-8370, Non-profit wildlife facility dedicated to promoting appreciation and respect for the conservation of animals and their ecosystems while offering enjoyable, educational... more info  map

  • Zoo in Forest Park
    Sumner Avenue, Route 83
    Experience animals from backyards, barnyards and beyond. Get to know heritage breeds of livestock, see native wildlife and learn of creatures from far-off lands. ... more info

  

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