Civics on the Square

Museum Hours
It’s Monday 8:40 pm — Sorry, we’re closed
Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The History Museum on the Square is excited to share new educational civics-focused programming for all ages.  Made possible by the Jeannette L. Musgrave Foundation's Multi-Year Impact Grant for Student Citizenship and support by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks.

Scout Programs

Launching March 2024, there will be eight civics-focused Girl Scout Badge Programs and ten civics-focused Cub Scout and Scouts BSA Merit Badge Programs. During these unique program experiences, scouts step back into history as they complete the requirements for their badge here at the museum.

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Special Event Days

History Museum will bring Civics on the Square special event days that will enhance learning for your entire group.  These include Girl Scout Day, Merit Badge University and more...

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Civics Summer Series - Save the Dates

Get inspired and connect with your community all summer long! Each month, the History Museum will host an event focused on one of the four pillars of our Civics on the Square programming: Citizenship, Leadership, Service and Legacy.

  • Citizenship Activity Days - May 7th & May 11th
  • Meet your Springfield Leaders at the Fox Theater - June 8th
  • Community Service Fair on the Square - July 13th
  • Leaving a Legacy: Downtown Walking Tour - August 17th

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