Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

6 Interactive Exhibits At The History Museum On The Square

There’s a reason this history museum was voted America’s No. 1 new attraction by USA Today—because it rocks! No museum showcases local history like The History Museum on the Square. Here are a few activities for your next visit. 1. Drive a Trolley Hop on the trolley for a trip down memory lane…

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See Springfield's Museum Without Walls

Stroll the streets of downtown Springfield, and you might notice something spectacular: a metal tree made of cooking pans, a delicate larger-than-life dandelion and a septet of colorfully painted steel humanoids. These are just three of 40-plus sculptures on display through Sculpture Walk…

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8 Can't-Miss Local Art Galleries

There’s no shortage of art galleries in town, so grab a coffee and start gallery hopping. Fresh Gallery Fine Art View this post on Instagram A post shared by Fresh Gallery (@freshgallery1) 401 N. Boonville Ave., Springfield @freshgallery1 VIBE:…

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4 Show-Stopping Caves Near Springfield, Missouri

When porous limestone and dolomite come together, they make the Cave State. With more than 7,000 caves in Missouri, there's probably a cave close to where you are right now. Discover the depths of this natural phenomenon and its ancient connection to the Ozarks in this cave guide. Crystal Cave…

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Take A Tour Of These Amazing Caves Around The Ozarks

There are about 6,400 documented caves in Missouri, with several of the state’s famous show caves in the Ozarks. If you want to tour some caves here in the Ozarks, check out some of these popular spots. Fantastic Caverns Sit down for your tour through the only ride-thru cave in America, Fantastic…

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Historic Springfield Then & Now

Since becoming a city in 1838, Springfield has seen a lot of changes. From a Civil War battle and a quick-draw shootout downtown to the naming of Route 66 and a VJ Day celebration that filled the square. Here is a quick summary of Springfield’s history and a few photos of how the city has changed…

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Explore History At The History Museum On The Square

Exploring the past helps us understand the present, and in Springfield, the award-winning History Museum on the Square is a fun and interesting way to step back in time. The museum’s galleries explain the area’s history with interactive displays, interpretive exhibits, unique artifacts and…

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The Haunted Guide To Springfield

If you run toward things that go bump in the night instead of running away, you’re going to love Springfield and the surrounding area. All over the Ozarks, you’ll find enduring ghost stories that thrill and chill. Where To Stay Springfield has a variety of accommodations to fit your desired…

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Tour The Route 66 Car Museum In Springfield, Missouri

Route 66 fanatics, history lovers and gear heads will love the Route 66 Car Museum. Opened in 2016, the 20,000-square-foot museum features a 70-car collection of sports cars, classics and movie cars. The Route 66 Car Museum is a privately owned car collection started by Guy Mace along the famed and…

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