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Springfield Sights and Landmarks Guide, Massachusetts

Springfield, MA US - Sights: Things To Look Out For In Springfield

The city of Springfield is located in Massachusetts and it is one of the most sought after locations by tourists from across the globe. While on a stay at the city there are various sights that you should not miss. Let us have a look at some of the places, which are always flocked with tourists:

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Springfield is often referred to as the ‘birthplace of basketball’ and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is just the place you must visit if you happen to be a lover of Basketball. This popular tourist attraction is replete with a court and exhibits everything that belongs to the sport.

The Indian Motorcycle Museum

There are very few men, who do not have a liking for motorcycles. If by any chance, you happen to be a motorcycle fan like many others then you will definitely cherish a visit to this museum. People will be able to find a great deal of information about the history of the company from this popular attraction. The popular exhibits at the museum include the very first Indian Motorcycle and the first snowmobile of the world.

Connecticut Valley Historical Museum

A visit to this museum would enlighten the visitors on the history surrounding the Connecticut Valley. The exhibits in the museum include photographs and artifacts from the historic times along with innumerable displays. There is also a memorial area for the World War II.

Springfield Armory

This is a popular museum located in the city that houses some of the well known firearms in the world. The famous firearms that are on exhibit include the Springfield rifle, the Garand rifle, Remingtons, Lugers, and Colts. There are also many firearms that are believed to date back to the early seventeenth century that are placed on display at the museum.

The Museum of Fine Arts

This museum is the perfect place to visit, if you happen to be an art lover. Even if you are not one, you will definitely like the vast collection of paintings that are housed in here. Some of the famous artists whose works are kept in this museum include Picasso, Renoir, Bellows, and Monet.

These are few of the many popular sights that are there in Springfield. These wonderful sights of Springfield have been responsible for the growing tourism industry in the city.


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