Mason City, Iowa: The Music Man Square

An exact duplicate of the town square from the movie "The Music Man" -- indoors. Admission includes museum and Meredith Willson Boyhood Home tour.
308 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City, IA
On the west side of S. Pennsylvania Ave. just south of 2nd St. SE.
Tu-Sa 1 - 5 pm. (Call to verify)
Adult $10, Students thru 18 $5
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Music Man Square.

The Music Man Square

The Music Man "square" is all inside a building. Looks cute. Closed on Mondays. The library across the street has bronze statues to see as well. Parking in library parking lot.

[Russ & Annette, 09/09/2017]
The Music Man Square

The Music Man Square in Mason City, is dedicated to Meredith Willson, the creator of the play and movie The Music Man. Mason City was Mr. Willson's home town. The streetscape is an exact duplicate of the street scene from the movie. The museum is full of musical history and Mr. Willson's boyhood home is right next door. I am a volunteer at the Square and help people learn more about Mr. Willson and his home town.

[James Smith, 12/18/2005]

Something special for the parents of the "Greatest Generation" (when they come out of cryostasis). Music Man Square is indoors, and in photos seems along the lines of the cheery/eerie faux thoroughfares of Precious Moments, and Jordan's Furniture.

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