Wamego, Kansas: Oz Museum

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Address:
511 Lincoln Ave., Wamego, KS
Directions:
I-70 exit 328. North on Hwy 99 for nine miles. It becomes Lincoln Ave. The museum is on the left (west) side of the street, between 5th and 6th Sts.
Hours:
M-Sa 10-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
785-458-8686
Admission:
Adults $8.
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Oz Museum.

Oz Museum
Thousands of Wizard of Oz artifacts help cement the everlasting association of over-the-rainbow and Kansas. Several now-dead Munchkins have left hand and footprints outside and inside the museum. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [11/20/2016]

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Tin Man.

Oz Museum

Definitely worth a side trip to break the monotony of Kansas! We were surprised how adorable this town is, like a real-life Mayberry. Better than the museum is the Oz Winery one block away! Great wine with fabulous names: "Drunken Munchkin" and "Twisted Witch," among others. They shut the town streets down one weekend in October for Oztoberfest. Sounded like a great time, complete with car show.

[Tiffany Thompson, 10/01/2018]
Oz Museum

Don't miss the Yellow Brick Road, which goes down an alleyway on the opposite side of the street to the museum.

[James, 06/02/2018]

Tornado booth.

Oz Museum

This museum has a tornado booth so you can experience what Dorothy did. There's also a cool exhibit featuring Wizard of Oz memorabilia with a connection to the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks.

[Nikki, 04/11/2017]

Oz Museum.

Oz Museum

Cool little stop and not far off the road to check out.

[Ivy&Nate, 08/02/2012]

The museum displays roughly 2,000 artifacts and features life-size dioramas of all the major characters in the film, from dead witches to flying monkeys. There's also a booth where you can stand and be buffeted by tornado-force winds.

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