Special Exhibits

Museum Hours
It’s Friday 6:04 pm — Sorry, we’re closed
Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Community Cornerstones: Springfield’s Black Educators

Community Cornerstones: Springfield’s Black Educators showcases the rich history of Black American education in Springfield through the lens of the educators who were the cornerstones of the Black community before desegregation. Experience the enlightening story of Springfield’s Black educational history and its connection to a national conversation. Image: William Harrison “W.H.” McAdams, the first Principal…

The Route 66 Series: 1926 – 2026

5 Years     5 Exhibits     5 Series Sponsors Thank you to our Series Sponsor – O’Reilly Automotive. The Route 66 Series will culminate with The Mother Road’s 100th birthday in 2026. Your support will allow for expanded collections, improved archival processes, exhibit curation, education and outreach initiatives, and operational expenses required to make all…