Dickerson Park Zoo has more than 500 animals that represent 160 different species of animals from around the world. Programs encouraging curiosity with up-close animal encounters.
The Discovery Center of Springfield is an interactive hands-on science museum committed to inspiring lifelong love of learning and an appreciation of the world and our place in it.
History Museum on the Square’s six permanent galleries tell the stories of events in Springfield’s history and its people, thru a vast collection of artifacts, photographs, and the “voices of history”.
Visit the History of Hearing Museum and go back in time! Explore the science of hearing. See the time of the ear trumpet and ear horn to today’s remarkable technology.
Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts showcases touring Broadway shows, symphonies and other performances. Student Matinees are a hr-long, professional performance. Shows also for families and scouts.
The Missouri Institute of Natural Science Museum houses 100’s of animal, plant, and mineral specimens. Hike the Ozarks trails, dig up your own fossil, and take a journey through time.
The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame showcases over 4,000 items of sports memorabilia and interactive exhibits related to Missouri amateur and professional athletics.
The Railroad Historical Museum is located inside 4 connected antique train cars including a Locomotive, a Baggage Car, a Commuter Car, a Caboose. The museum has artifacts, equipment & photos.
Rutledge-Wilson Farm Community Park is a 200+ acre community farm site featuring animals, demonstration gardens, prairie, a milking barn and hands-on programs.