Past Exhibits

Museum Hours
It’s Tuesday 3:21 pm — Sorry, we’re closed
Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Curious about our past exhibits or want to relive a display you visited previously? View an archive of former temporary displays and events here.

Bicentennial Exhibit: Struggle for Statehood

This exhibit traces Missouri’s history towards American statehood and explores why its application for admission sparked a national crisis. Laws and feelings about the enslavement of people of color were a large part of the issue.

Ozarks Coca-Cola Bottling Company: From Our Family to Yours

This exhibit celebrates Ozarks Coca-Cola Bottling Company’s rich history.

Once Upon a Christmas Past

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 all ages and the History Museum on the Square is keeping this tradition alive.