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Music Man Square

308 S Pennsylvania Ave, Mason City, IA 50401-3913
+1 641-424-2852
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Very limited hours and a trifecta admission charge.

We love the Music Man. Have seen the play done in various venues, have seen the movie a few times... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rochester, Minnesota
Music Man fun.

Museum was very clean, organized and large. Surprising amount to see. Our family has some history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
d r
des moines ia
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  • Poor1%
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308 S Pennsylvania Ave, Mason City, IA 50401-3913
+1 641-424-2852
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We love the Music Man. Have seen the play done in various venues, have seen the movie a few times, but have never been to Mason City until now. Getting oriented to find this location is a bit strange. We started from the shopping mall...More

Thank traveltheworld012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Museum was very clean, organized and large. Surprising amount to see. Our family has some history with the play/movie, so it held our interest. Organized as a movie set main street, and quite authentic (to the movie). Admission is $10, not $6 as quoted on...More

Thank d r
Reviewed 1 week ago

My brother and I were raised by music loving parents and have seen The Music Man more times than we can count over the years and so were excited about checking this place out with our mom when visiting Mason City. For people with a...More

Thank TommyPhant07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Someone put a lot of time and effort into this to make you feel like you were in "River City" of the Music Man musical, based on Mason City. Author of musical born here. Needed more activity. Recommend watching movie again before going.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would love to see the history of the music man, but it was closed. I wish they would open a little early in the morning around 10 or 10:30 am. I wasn't able to wait 3 hours for it to open. 😔

Thank Jacqui S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is fun, light activity attraction for all ages! This is definitely a strong draw for those who feel a tug to all things musical! Even if you are not familiar with Meredith Wilson, this attraction offers a wonderful collection of rare and wonderful musical...More

Thank 138debrar
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are some nice options for an event here.The event I attended had a few hiccups...not sure exactly what happened. There was a delay to open the doors. For those of us who were fashionably late it wasn't a problem. I would imagine it caused...More

Thank Anita W
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A very nice place to learn about Merideth Wilson and the music man. A lot of history there. This is a must see for visitors.

Thank MattStreit
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I really enjoyed my visit here. There is a square featuring a statue of Meredith Willson and a museum open Tuesday-Sunday afternoons. I had to time my visit to their hours. Inside the museum is a charming streetscape of River City, Iowa, similar to the...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We visited Music Man Square to learn more about the composer of the beloved musical "The Music Man, and enjoyed it so much that we can't wait to go back again to see more. Music Man Square consists of Meredith Willson's childhood home, a park...More

1  Thank cynsha
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