Saturday, March 28, 2015

All the places you'll go? Only Springfield, Illinois has a Dr. Suess museum

By Christie Chu
A rendering of the design for the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum's "City Zoo Interactive Display." Photo: courtesy of Boston Globe/ Springfield Museums.
ILLINOIS---The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss, the first museum dedicated to a literary figure's life work, will open its doors in June 2016. It will be an interactive and bilingual experience, focusing on literacy and reading activities for people of all ages. The museum will operate under the Springfield Museums' umbrella, an institution that oversees four other museums, according to the Boston Globe, which had the story. Situated in the author's own hometown, the museum's estimated cost is $3.5 million. [link]