Katie Turer

Katie Turer assumed the role of guest experience manager for the History Museum on the Square in February of 2019.  Her role expanded in August of 2021 as the Community Outreach and Visitor Experience Manager, and in March 2022, she was named Executive Director. She previously worked at Wonders of Wildlife as a guest services supervisor, and prior to that she was the manager of visitor operations at the Nantucket Historical Association. Katie earned her B.A. in Sociology and History from the University of California, Davis, and her M.A. in Museum Studies from George Washington University. Her passion for helping visitors feel connected to history through museums brought her to the History Museum on the Square, where she enjoys sharing Springfield’s stories.