Wouldn’t you love to dive into a collage of Dr. Seuss books and just enjoy the scenery? Well.. Now you can!
Now open, The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum was created by a partnership between Dr. Seuss Enterprises LP and Springfield Museums as a tribute to the amazing author and cartoonist Dr. Seuss (otherwise known as Theodor Seuss Geisel). Dr. Seuss is the most known and loved children’s book writer.
This amazing Museum is located in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Winning a plethora of awards such as a Pulitzer Prize, 3 Academy Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, 3 Grammy Awards and 3 Caldecott Honors. Dr. Seuss is credited with writing 45 children’s books over his career of a children’s book writer. Hundreds of millions of these books are now in children’s houses, libraries and other places around the world. Even though Dr. Seuss died in 1991, he lives on through his books and now the exhibits at The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum.
This Museum has 3 floors of awesome Seussness (not sure if this is a word or not). Here are some of the list exhibitions:
Entry Hall – Sit on a motorcycle and check out the Mulberry Street Mural beside a police officer from Mulberry Street.
Fairfield Street – This looks at Springfield and how Dr. Seuss saw the area as a young child to when he moved away to college.
Ted in Springfield – There’s a bunch of awesome interactive exhibits showcasing Dr. Seuss’ life and accomplishments. Such as Dr. Seuss’ childhood home, which is a replica house of where Dr. Seuss lived as a child. The Seuss Bakery is where kids can play in a similar bakery as the one that Seuss’ Grandparents ran on Howard Street. McElligot’s Pool is a place that kids can play a digital fishing game – inspired by the book McElligot’s Pool. The Moose Juice and Goose Juice Factory is where you can see some amazing artisam glasswork/ The Forest Park Zoo is where children can play, the Zoo was inspired by the book If I ran the Zoo.
The Pet Shop – See artwork of the newly discovered and published Dr. Seuss book – What Pet Should I get. Also get a glimpse of the pets that Dr. Seuss had over the years.
Readingville – A place to go to work on reading, rhyming and the alphabet, Dr. Seuss style!
Oh The Places You’ll Go Room – This is a celebration of what Dr. Seuss accomplished over the years. Inspired from Oh The Places You’ll Go.
The entire second floor is dedicated to the family collections from Dr. Seuss’ family. It features photos, artwork, furniture and other possessions that belonged to either Dr. Seuss himself or his close family.