Discover Springfield’s unique history

The Springfield Museum is an educational institution authorized by the City of Springfield, Oregon to acquire, preserve, and interpret materials that illustrate the history and development of the City of Springfield, the surrounding rural areas of East Lane County, and the state of Oregon. We feature rotating art and historical exhibits, permanent exhibit displays, and provide additional educational programming for our community throughout the year. As one of Lane County’s FREE museums, our exhibits and programming provide an outstanding value for our community.

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Welcome to the Springfield Museum!

Open Tues – Thurs 11am – 4pm
Friday 11am – 6pm
Saturday 10am – 4pm
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Free admission.

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Our 2nd annual History & Hops fundraiser takes place at the museum on Friday, August 11, 5-10pm. Featuring local beer, food, games and live entertainment. Click here for more information. Tickets on sale: $10 advance, $12 at the door, $5 for children 12 & under.

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Current Exhibit

Covered Bridges of Lane County is on display July 14-October 21, 2017. This exhibit explores the history and architecture of existing and lost bridges. Featuring oil paintings from the museum’s collection and a variety of photographs, drawings, designs and models, it will be your summer guide to those Lane County landmarks of a bygone age. 

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Current Exhibit

When Springfield Was Young is on display May 2 – September 23, 2017. Created in partnership with the Springfield Historic Commission, this exhibit focuses on buildings and businesses in downtown Springfield that no longer exist. Click here to read more about this exhibit and National Historic Preservation Month.

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Support the Museum

Through generous support and donations, the Springfield Museum is able to provide free programs, services and historical education to our local community. Find out more about giving opportunities for individuals and businesses.