Group Reservations

Museum Hours
It’s Monday 4:21 pm — Sorry, we’re closed
Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

From students to seniors, groups can choose from a variety of fun, educational activities and exhibits.

Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more paying visitors. Groups visiting the History Museum on the Square require a minimum of three days' notice. If you are looking for an experience beyond a group trip to the museum, the History Museum on the Square offers tours and presentations. For special presentations and tours, two-week notice is requested to ensure a guide or presenter is available.

For inquiries about reservation, call 417-831-1976 or email To request a group visit, fill out the Group Reservation Form. We will contact you within two business days to follow up on or confirm your reservation.

For School and Youth Field Trips, explore our Education options.

Group Rates

Groups of 10+


Additional Group Experiences

Step-On Bus Tours

Want to discover the history of Springfield where it happened? Let us board your bus and take you on a trip around greater downtown Springfield! From the comfort of your seat, take in the landmarks and beautiful historic buildings while listening to engaging stories about the history of Springfield. The tour begins and ends near the History Museum on the Square and lasts about 45-minutes.

Cost: $5/person

Walking Tours

Learn about Springfield’s history beyond the museum! Join us for a walk around Springfield’s picturesque downtown and discover some of its most notable stories where they took place. Stops include the original site of the founding of Springfield, historic Walnut Street, and Wild Bill Hickok’s first wild west shoot-out. This one-mile, one-hour walking tour begins and ends at the History Museum on the Square.

Inquire for cost.


If you’re looking to go deeper into Springfield’s history, schedule a presentation for your group. With numerous topics to choose from, the History Museum on the Square can help you explore more about our local history. Presentations include: Springfield’s History, Women’s History in Springfield, Route 66 in Springfield, and much more! We even have an option for Springfield History Trivia! Presentations can take place at the location of your choice, virtually, or in the Historic Fox Theatre. Contact us today to inquire about additional presentation topics or reserve your presentation today.

Cost: $150