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In addition to offering unforgettable experiences in the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and in our permanent collections in the art, history and science museums, the Museums have a varied array of special exhibitions on view.  (This excerpt taken from the The Springfield Museums website)
Opened in 2002, the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden was first envisioned when Ted Geisel visited Springfield in 1986. After his death in 1991, his wife Audrey authorized the creation of a national memorial and provided major support for the project. In 1996, Ted’s stepdaughter, noted sculptor Lark Grey Dimond-Cates, was selected to make over 30 bronze statues. (This excerpt taken from the Dr. Seuss Museum & Sculpture Garden website)
The Zoo in Forest Park & Education Center is a non-profit organization governed by the Forest Park Zoological Society. Situated in Forest Park, a 735 acre woodland park in Springfield, The Zoo features exotic and native animals representing a large variety of species. The Zoo is dedicated to wildlife education, conservation and rehabilitation. Our Zoo on the Go, Close Encounter Guided Tours and Discovery Programs offer a variety of educational programs for children and adults of all age groups and interests. (This excerpt taken from the The Zoo in Forest Park website)
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Springfield, MA
(range: 6 miles)
One MGM Way Springfield, MA 01103 (This excerpt taken from the MGM Springfield website)
Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the city where basketball was born, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting, preserving and celebrating the game of basketball at every level – men and women, amateur and professional players, coaches and contributors, both domestically and internationally. The Hall of Fame museum is home to more than 400 inductees and over 40,000 square feet of basketball history.  (This excerpt taken from the Basketball Hall of Fame website)
The Children’s Museum at Holyoke is dedicated to its mission to enhance the educational and cultural awareness of all children through the arts, the sciences, and the world around them. The Museum features participatory exhibits that invite interaction and programs which promote learning and self-discovery. (This excerpt taken from the The Childrens Museum at Holyoke website)
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Agawam, MA
(range: 10 miles)
Six Flags New England is thrilled to welcome to our amusement park guests from all around the Boston/Hartford area, and a very special welcome to all of our international guests. If your family is looking for things to do in New England, you’ve come to the right place. With over 60 rides and attractions, including soaring rollercoasters and enchanting children’s rides for families with young children, live entertainment, classic dining options, and special events like Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park, there’s always something new and exciting happening in the park! (This excerpt taken from the Six Flags New England website)
Our panoramic East Mountain Country Club gives the golfer a feeling that is not found anywhere else in the Springfield area. We feature an 18-hole public golf course that is ideal for all levels of golfers and is designed to help you improve your game. Our picturesque golf course will allow you to focus on your golf game and leave the distractions of life behind. You will be able to test your skills with our beautiful greens, multiple water hazards and tactically placed sand traps. (This excerpt taken from the East Mountain Country Club website)
The mission of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a non-profit organization in Amherst, Massachusetts, is to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books. A leading advocate in its field, The Carle collects, preserves, presents, and celebrates picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world. (This excerpt taken from the The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art website)
The museum’s collection includes more than 27,000 artworks dating from antiquity to the present and created by artists from around the world. (This excerpt taken from the Smith College Museum of Art website)
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