- Our list of the best things to do in Springfield, Massachusetts, features the top 243 nearby activities — including 100 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Springfield, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 25 things to do within the city of Springfield, MA , followed by 218 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hartford, Amherst, Northampton, Simsbury, Holyoke, West Hartford, Manchester, South Windsor, Bloomfield, Windsor, Westfield, West Springfield, Enfield, Agawam, East Hartford, Avon, Sturbridge, New Hartford, Chicopee and Storrs
Paint Nite 3305 Greenwich Road, Hardwick, MA MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
92% 167 votes
One Armory Square, Springfield, MA 01105 MoreLess Info
Springfield Armory National Historic Site initially operated as a major manufacturer of weapons till 1968 and was later converted into a historic site which features the largest collection of antique American firearms in the world.
87% 295 votes
State and Chestnut Streets, Springfield, MA 01103 MoreLess Info
One of the two fine arts museums in the area, the Michele & Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts features a collection of American and European art including paintings, sculptures, paperworks and more, coupled with smaller collections of French, Dutch and Flemish art.
87% 294 votes
220 State St., Springfield, MA 01103 MoreLess Info
A large museum dedicated to local and state history and culture, the Connecticut Valley Historical Museum features a variety of collections. One notable exhibit is of Indian motorcycles, a brand founded in Connecticut.
87% 295 votes
220 State Street, Springfield, MA 01103 MoreLess Info
Holding the largest Chinese cloisonne collection in the western world, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum is mostly Victorian in style. Most of the collection are decorative arts and painting pieces that were gathered by G.W.V. Smith and his wife Belle.
Springfield Science Museum, initially known as the Springfield Ethnological and Natural History Museum, houses a range of natural and physical science exhibits coupled with scientific and astronomical displays. The oldest American-built planetarium is also a part of the museum.
85% 280 votes
220 State Street, Springfield, MA MoreLess Info
Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden was built in the honor of the famous illustrator and author, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. The garden features multiple statues of Dr. Seuss's characters such as the Lorax, the Grinch, Yertle the Turtle and more.
76% 383 votes
1000 West Columbus Ave., Springfield, MA 01105 MoreLess Info
Springfield is known to be the birthplace of basketball and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame preserves the sport's history presentng it in the form of interactive exhibits, skill contests, shooting challenges and more, to the public.
Springfield College is an private and independent educational institution and learning complex. Home to approximately 5,000 students, the college offers a variety of subjects including physical education and scientific study.