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Visiting the Dr Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden

One of the highlights of our recent 2600 mile road trip was our visit to the Springfield Museums. Before we toured the four museums, we took time to walk around the Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden. This was a fun walk and a great opportunity to get some pictures with a few of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters!

Hobbies on a Budget received discounts or the tickets for the purpose of this review. All opinions are my own. No monetary compensation was received.

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Visiting the Dr Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden

Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, the Springfield Museums offers access to four world-class museums and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden all under a single admission.

Dr. Seuss Sculpture Garden

Visit the Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden

Dr Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden

Dr Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden

Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He published his first children’s book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, under the name of Dr. Seuss in 1937. Next came a string of best sellers, including The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham.

Dr Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden

Dr Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden

Dr Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden

When Grandma turned 90, we had a big party to celebrate the lady who loves to travel.  Guess what book we used as inspiration?  Yep! Oh the Places You Will Go! 

When my kids were young and we were reading books every night together before bed, this was one of the books that topped the stack of books.

So the opportunity to stand in front of this larger than life sculpture was pretty cool.

The only thing that would have made this picture even more fun is if we had brought along our personal copy of the book and read it in front of the sculpture. 

Dr Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden

Dr Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden

Dr Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden

Dr Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden

Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden:
Patriots’ Day to Columbus Day: Daily 9am – 8pm
Columbus Day to Patriots Day: Daily 9am – 5pm

Springfield Museums & Museum Store:
Mon – Sat: 10am – 5pm
Sun: 11am – 5pm

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Make sure you check out the other Springfield Museums while you are there!

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  1. I’m glad to know about this. Dr. Seuss was a big part of growing up for our children as well. We still quote from his books. They bring back such fond memories of us reading together. Thanks, Sharon.

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