History Museum on the Square named Best New Attraction by USA Today

The History Museum on the Square in Springfield, Missouri, won the award for Best New Attraction in USA Today's annual 10Best listings. The nationwide newspaper wrote this about the downtown museum: The history of Route 66 comes alive at the new Springfield History Museum on the Square, where six galleries tell the stories of Springfield’s … Continue reading History Museum on the Square named Best New Attraction by USA Today

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Radio station gets preview of History Museum on the Square renovations

A local radio station recently received a sneak preview of renovations at the History Museum on the Square in downtown Springfield, Missouri, that will give visitors a more interactive and immersive experience later this summer, including of Route 66. KSMU radio reported on the elaborate $12 million project that was paid for with grants, donations … Continue reading Radio station gets preview of History Museum on the Square renovations

Springfield History Museum’s new exhibits will be ‘spectacular’

A longtime columnist at the daily newspaper in Springfield, Missouri, proclaimed the History Museum on the Square's upcoming new exhibits -- including Route 66 -- this summer will be "spectacular." Steve Pokin, the Answer Man at the Springfield News-Leader, received a sneak peek of the exhibits under construction at the downtown museum from its executive … Continue reading Springfield History Museum’s new exhibits will be ‘spectacular’

New Route 66 exhibit opens in History Museum on the Square

History Museum on the Square in downtown Springfield, Missouri, on Monday opened its latest exhibit, "Memories of the Mother Road: Birthplace of Route 66." The show will run through the end of the year. Katy Rawlins, office manager for the museum, explained the show in an email: The exhibit focuses on the route through Springfield … Continue reading New Route 66 exhibit opens in History Museum on the Square

Fox Theatre light returns to downtown Springfield

A replica of the Fox Theatre's neon sign in downtown Springfield, Missouri, was installed and lighted Thursday night, reported KLOR-TV. The relighting was part of History Museum on the Square's fall fundraiser. The Fox Theatre is located at 157 Park Central Square. More from the report: The Fox Theatre's iconic sign was lit at 9 … Continue reading Fox Theatre light returns to downtown Springfield