10 Things To Do in Springfield, Massachusetts

Photo of Natalie Guerrero
9 February 2017

Springfield, Massachusetts is home to many tourist attractions and hot-spots, like the basketball hall of fame. But that’s not all. Though it has a small town vibe, Springfield is definitely a great place to explore with friends and family.

Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden

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Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden

The Dr. Seuss National Memorial is a national park that honors Theodore Seuss Geisel, otherwise known as the beloved Dr. Seuss. Springfield is Dr. Seuss’s place of birth and hometown and shares a lot of pride for his work. Check out the sculpture garden to see amazing art of the characters Dr. Seuss has so generously given us and generations to come.

21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA USA (413) 263-6800

Symphony Hall

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Symphony Hall

Springfield is home to Springfield Symphony hall, a place to visit when you are in the mood for a classy night out on the town to hear some life-changing sounds. This hall is better known as “The Auditorium”and was built from 1911-1913. It is best known for its amazing acoustics and Greek revival architecture. Be sure to stop by at this historic sight while in Springfield.

34 Court St, Springfield, MA USA (413) 788-7646

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

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Springfield Armory National Historic Site

The Springfield Armory National Historic Site was built in 1777 and was active and in use until 1968. This site was used to manufacture military firearms and thus is rich in history as it grew and adapted to new technology and generations. This site has preserved many firearms from the nations past and has created a terrific presentation for all tourists interested in seeing the history of firearms in the USA!

1 Armory St #2, Springfield, MA USA (413) 734-8551

Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield

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The Lyman and Merrie Wood museum gives its guests a look back in time to see what things were like socially and politically in Springfield’s past. The museum has artifacts made in Springfield on display and is an incredible and necessary resource for the community.