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It’s Tuesday 7:42 pm — Sorry, we’re closed
Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Making Local Memories: Children’s Television in the Ozarks

The History Museum on the Square is excited to share a new temporary exhibit, “Making Local Memories: Children’s Television in the Ozarks.” This exhibit will be on display from Wednesday, July 21- to Sunday, October 17, 2021, in the Voices…

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African American Heritage Trunk Debut

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— The History Museum on the Square will host a free program featuring the newly created African American Heritage Trunk on Saturday, February 6th at 2 pm in the historic Fox Theatre, located at 157 Park Central Square. Registration…

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Once Upon A Christmas Past Exhibit At The History Museum

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Since 2013, History Museum on the Square has created magical window displays for our community to enjoy. For decades, visiting the amazing décor designed by beloved department stores on Springfield’s Square was a family tradition for visitors of…

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History Museum Hosts Field Trip Fridays

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— History Museum on the Square has an exciting new program to assist parents with learning pods, virtual learning, and homeschooling. Every Friday at 2 pm, homeschool and pod learning elementary students can join the History Museum on the…

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History Museum Hosts Haunted Walking Tours

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— The wildly popular History Museum on the Square’s Haunted Bus Tours from years past have been revamped into Haunted History Walking Tours! Join us as we get into the Halloween Spirit by getting to know Springfield’s history and…

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History Museum Hosts Smithsonian Exhibit

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— On the 100th anniversary of women receiving the right to vote when the 19th Amendment was ratified, the History Museum on the Square announces a new exhibit, Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence that will run from…

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History Museum Hosts Route 66 Week

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— From August 11 to August 15, History Museum on the Square will host Route 66 themed events. The museum will have a variety of online and in person activities starting Tuesday, August 11. “While the Birthplace of Route…

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History Museum Hosts Sensory Friendly Morning

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— The History Museum on the Square will be hosting its first Sensory Friendly Morning on Wednesday, July 29 from 10am-12pm. This event that is designed to be less sensory stimulating and overwhelming than a typical visit to the…

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History Museum Requires Masks

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—The City of Springfield City Council passed an ordinance to require face masks in public spaces starting July 16, 2020, History Museum on the Square now requires all guests to wear a face mask while in the museum or…

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History Museum Expands Days, Adds Evening Hours

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— History Museum on the Square will now be open on Wednesdays starting July 1st and will remain open until 8 pm on Thursdays during July and August. The Museum will be open Wednesday from 10 am to 5…

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