Best Places To See in Springfield

Expert recommended Top 3 Places To See in Springfield, Missouri. All of our places to see face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


3043 North Fort, Springfield, MO 65803 Directions

Since 1923

Membership, Aquariums, Nature, Parks, Birds, Endangered Animals, Outdoor Activities, Outreach Group, Zoo Events, Environmental Conservation, Animal Encounters, Groups Tours, Birthday Parties, Educations, Reptiles, Animal Families, Mammals, School Classrooms & Conservation Programs

Enjoy getting outside and enjoying the natural beauty of the area while seeing and learning about animals from Africa, Tropical Asia, South America, Australia and North America. Cafe and gift shop also available. Free admission for children age 2 and younger and friends of the zoo members. Parking in these lots is also free

Discount: $12 Off for adults and teens; $7 Off for children 3-12 Military discount for an active or retired military individual and up to three additional guests

Price: Adults and teenagers $15
Children (age 3-12) $10


April - October:
Mon - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
November - March:
Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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438 East St Louis Street, Springfield, MO 65806 Directions

Since 1998

Birthday Parties, Cruse Charitable Trust, Outreach/ScienceWorks on the Road, Time Outreach Program, Distance Learning, First Floor and Second Floor Exhibits, Third Floor and Wire Bike Exhibit, Field Trips, Rental Spaces, Social, Corporate Events, Parent/Child Duo Workshops, Scouts, Science Sprout Days & Summer Programs

Free parking is available on the parking lot on the east side of the building. There are a limited number of wheelchairs available on a first come basis. Its an interactive, hands-on science centre committed to inspiring people of all ages with a life-long love of learning and an appreciation for the world and their place in it. With 11 different galleries and over 200 hands-on exhibits that focus on a variety of science, all ages will enjoy a family outing. Free admission for children age 2

Price: Children (Age 3 - 15) $8
Adults (Age 16 - 59) $12
Senior Citizen (Age 60+) $10
Military Personnel (With ID) $7

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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri & Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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1111 East Brookside Drive, Springfield, MO 65807 Directions

Since 1926

Workshop, Collections, Place work Programs, Educational Outreach, Facility Rental, Community Partnerships, Current and Past Exhibitions, Field Trips, Teens, All School Exhibition, Music and Performing Arts Programs, Group Tours, Fundraising Events, Adults, Ozarks Public Television, Family Learning and Fun & Classes for Kids

Free admission. Its the oldest cultural institution intent on continuing the legacy of art appreciation, preservation and education. Has over 2,000 fifth-graders visits the Springfield Art Museum for docent-led tours. Provides arts residencies and field trips to school districts that are members of the Rural Schools Partnership at no cost to the participating school

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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon Closed

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