Museum Hours
It’s Monday 7:17 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 provides field trips, traveling exploration trunks, and special programs to students of all ages.

History Museum on the Square representatives present students and community groups an overview of Springfield and Greene County history through hands-on artifact and reproductions, primary source materials, and other learning aids. Presentation content is adaptable for any age group or grade level. Presentations are made virtually or in person to best accommodate your needs.

Presentation topics follow those of our exploration trunks, but if you are interested in a different topic, please inquire. Please reserve two weeks in advance.

To request a presentation, fill out a reservation form. We will contact you within three business days to confirm your reservation. For more information, call 417-831-1976 or send an email to

Presentation Themes

  • Early Native Americans
  • Osage Culture
  • The Lewis & Clark Expedition
  • The Pioneer Experience
  • Civil War in Springfield
  • African American Heritage
  • World War II
  • Meet Missouri
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