Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History - Springfield, MA
Posted by: neoc1
N 42° 06.280 W 072° 35.213
18T E 699526 N 4664215
Quick Description: A museum of Springfield history from the Civil War to the present. The newest of five museums at the Quadrangle in downtown Springfield, MA
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 4/21/2011 11:06:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMB95R
The 40,000-square-foot museum presents exhibits that interpret the history of Springfield, MA in the 19th and 20th centuries.
A major city in the industrial revolution, Springfield, MA was home to the Springfield Armory, Duryea automobile company, Indian motorcycle company and Granville Brothers aircraft factory. The museum has extensive displays of of weaponry, motorcycles, cars and aircraft.
Additional features of the museum include the Springfield History Library and Archives which contains 2.5 million manuscripts, 50,000 photographs, 30,000 books, thousands of reels of microfilm, and computer databases for researchers and family genealogists; and the Springfield History Theater, which shows historical documentaries and presents educational programs.
General Admission is valid for all five Quadrangle Museums
Adult – $12.50
Seniors – $9
College Students with ID – $9
Children 3-17 – $6.50
Springfield residents and children 2 and under – Free
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103
Food Court: no
Gift Shop: yes
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 11am - 5pm
Cost: 12.00 (listed in local currency)
Museum Size: Medium
Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]
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