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Oz Museum

511 Lincoln St, Wamego, Kansas 66547 USA

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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
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“you thought it was only a dream...”

The OZ museum was built with a major grant from the State of Kansas and the generosity of the people of this small community, who also provided thousands of hours of volunteer time. The museum houses more than just memorabilia from the famous 1939 MGM musical starring Judy Garland! It encompasses earlier silent films, one of which starred none other than Oliver Hardy (Laurel and Hardy fame) as the Tin Man as well as "The Wiz" starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson.

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Reviewed by
Kelly Iser

  • Road Warrior
  • 33 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
September 14, 2014

It's a cool place. Learned a lot more about the author and behind the scenes of the movie

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Reviewed by
asteves

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
July 30, 2014
Rated 3.0

Really neat to stop and see! The winery is very good too!

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
kebv3d

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
July 07, 2014

The photo on this site doesn't give it justice. It's such a unique and fairly quick stop to make. But a really fun stop nonetheless.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Sangriel

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
September 25, 2013

Wamego really is a one horse town, but the Oz museum was neat. It plays the movie and contains all of the books and memorabilia from the books and movie. Also, a few stores down is Toto's Taco's and The Oz Winery. The winery is pretty awesome!

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Reviewed by
chriscoder

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  • 0 Helpful
July 12, 2013

Wamego has a really great 4th of July celebration including a fair and a parade. The Oz Museum puts on an annual event called Oztoberfest -- though it is the last weekend of September in 2013.

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Reviewed by
victoriararellano

  • 4 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
August 28, 2017
Rated 4.0

Cute stop. The stuff is mostly replica but it was sweet. They offer military and student discounts.

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Reviewed by
pooch02

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  • 0 Helpful
June 29, 2017
Rated 4.0

Great place to stop on road trip. Kids enjoyed!

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  • 3 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 21, 2017
Rated 4.0

A nice stop to break up a road trip. A fun walk down memory lane. The kids enjoyed the museum and gift shop.

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Reviewed by
alyssaheim

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  • 0 Helpful
June 06, 2017
Rated 4.0

Very cool, but a lot to try to look at in a small place. Also a very cute little town (which you don't find a lot of along I70 in Kansas). Worth the stop - especially if you're into pressed pennies.

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Reviewed by
Meghan

  • 30 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
June 01, 2017
Rated 4.0

Had a fun time walking through the museum, and learned a ton about the books and film. Stopped by the Oz Winery down the street afterwards for a tasting. A great afternoon!

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Oz Museum

511 Lincoln St
Wamego, Kansas
66547 USA

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Closed Now
  • Mon - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
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