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Address: 308 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City, IA 50401
Phone Number: 641-424-2852
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We visited on our recent trip to Mason City. We enjoyed it very much, including the Music Man Square, the music museum and Willson's boyhood home. The docents who conducted our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We visited on our recent trip to Mason City. We enjoyed it very much, including the Music Man Square, the music museum and Willson's boyhood home. The docents who conducted our tours were very knowledgeable and fun to talk to.

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My husband and I were in Mason City to stay at the Historic Park Inn and visited here while we were there. If you're a fan of the Music Man, this is a must see. The streetscape and museum are fun to see, but what makes this experience are the people that work there. Our tour guides were very knowledgeable,... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Since I was involved in a high production of the Music Man the Museum brought back a lot of positive memories. It is really something to see. When I got home I ordered the movie to watch again.

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MASON CITY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If you are a lover of Merideth Willson, enjoyed the "Music Man" with Robert Preston and Shirley Jones, you really need to visit Music man square if you are anywhere in the vicinity of Mason City.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I must have missed all of the expected information about the author of the music man? I saw the bridge, visited the museum, and the library but did not seem to see much details about the author?

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Lewis Center, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We arrived about 4 pm Sunday and were greeted immediately. They were great since my wife and I had to take turns while the other watched the dog. The place was a wonderful collection of Music Man memorabilia. The tour guide Chris made special arrangements to let my wife see Meredith Wilson boyhood home. Great place and a friendly helpful... More 

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

we were there for over 2 hours. took a tour of the square then a tour of the boyhood home. It was very interesting. The staff was very friendly.

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Mason City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Take a stroll down the street of Music Man Square and be transported to the classic movie. A great adventure with kids or just to enjoy a neat part of Mason City history.

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The best part is the tour of Meredith Willson's boyhood home. Just to be in the place where such genius was nurtured! All of the docents are super friendly. The museum is great, the "River City" storefronts are fun, and the film on the making of the Music Man is very informational and entertaining. We loved it - we also... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Authentic reproduction of the Music Man set. Friendly tour guides. Just sorry we couldn't stay longer.

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Address: 308 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City, IA 50401
Phone Number: 641-424-2852
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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