Dr. Seuss Museum Is Coming to Geisel’s Hometown (WBUR)


The world-famous creator of The Cat in the Hat and many other children’s books, Theodor Geisel, Class of 1925, will soon be further honored: A Dr. Seuss museum is being planned in his hometown of Springfield, Mass., reports WBUR.

“The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, which its leaders estimate will cost more than $3 million when all done, is being developed by the Springfield Museums in the institution’s downtown complex. The first floor, scheduled to open in June 2016, will be a children’s museum, offering pint-sized recreations of local landmarks that inspired Seuss’s books. The second floor, which is expected to debut in 2017, will showcase Seuss art and artifacts,” the radio station reports.

Read the full story, published 3/19/15 by WBUR.

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