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Oz Museum

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Address: 511 Lincoln St, Wamego, KS 66547-1633
Phone Number:
+1 866-458-8686
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10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This museum houses one of the largest private collections of Oz memorabilia...

This museum houses one of the largest private collections of Oz memorabilia in the world.

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OZ is delightfully presented w/memorabilia and audio presentations

We were amazed at the amount of memorabilia collected and arranged so well. The audio presentations explaining author Baum and more were appreciated. The dark forest arrangement... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mike_Dorothy
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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132 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were amazed at the amount of memorabilia collected and arranged so well. The audio presentations explaining author Baum and more were appreciated. The dark forest arrangement was outstanding. Photo op in the "balloon" basket nice touch. The gift shop offers fun and collectible items including Baums books. Admission is minimal.

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Thank Mike_Dorothy
Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cheesy imitations of movie props. Overpriced souvenirs. Disappointed all the way around. Didn't even finish looking at their displays. Not worth the time.

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Thank Sue C
San Diego, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I was really surprised by how wonderful this place was. Most places with signs on the highway are ripoff tourist traps, but this is absolutely not. Not only is it an amazing collection of everything Oz (not just the movie, but everything you can imagine related to the Oz universe), they really cater to travelers. They offered a military discount... More 

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Thank mosesX3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Adorable little small town charm with friendly faces and an adorable pit stop. The museum was small but cute. Absolutely worth the stop if you like the movie or even the plays

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Thank Breanna R
Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Some very rare historically relevent items. Well displayed and unique. Worth a stop off the highway or a day away

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Thank ksbill65
Bellevue, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

What a great find. I never watched the WIZARD OF OZ as a child, the tornado scared me right off. The displays that they have explains the details of the planning and who did what. That behind the scene interested me. I even sat and watched the ending of the movie that was running in a room, but I didn't... More 

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Thank Kim E
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Small museum packed with lots of Wizard of Oz items. Interesting facts about the cast and the author of the books. I had a family member work on the movie so I was thrilled to discover this treasure. Several life size figures of the main characters. Photography encouraged.

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Chalmette
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were heading out of Kansas and on our way to Missouri when we saw a sign advertising the OZ Museum. We figured we couldn't leave Kansas without stopping at the OZ Museum. When we pulled up, it looked very small for a museum and the tickets were very inexpensive. But once we started the tour, the place seemed to... More 

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Thank Doreen B
Greenfield, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

What a wonderful museum for all things Oz and the details about the movie, the stars and the author you never hear about. So much to see, so many artifacts in a small museum but so very well done. The movie has been in my blood since I was a child of the 60's and this was a real thrill... More 

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Thank Laura J
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Much more than we expected. Great little museum with tons of Wizard of Oz items and info. It was really interesting to read some of the details on making of the movie. I would highly recommend checking out this museum and the town.

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