Best things to do in Springfield, Missouri with kids include the Discovery Center of Springfield, Dickerson Park Zoo, the Rutledge-Wilson Farm Community Park, and the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
The Discovery Center of Springfield is a hands-on, cool, fun, interactive museum that inspires learning through exploration and discovery.
Self-guided displays and exhibits are scattered throughout the park for educational and reference purposes, and guided tours are available free of charge for groups, though they need to be booked in advance.
Special events are held in the park throughout the year, including Eagle Days during winter, Native Plant Sales and Seminars during spring, Insect-O-Rama during August, and a Halloween-based event in October.
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