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Mason City Visitor Information Center

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Very nice visitor center!

Picked up some nice souvenirs on our last day there. Very helpful employee/volunteer while we were... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
StacieM204
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
All these years, a hidden gem!

One of my friends and I needed some info that SURI wasn't helpful, and we drove by the tourist... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2017
nanookune47
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Clear Lake, Iowa
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Oct 11, 2017
“Very nice visitor center!”
Jul 7, 2017
“All these years, a hidden gem!”
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Our friendly personnel are here to provide you with the most accurate visitor information available. Travel Specialists are available Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm. 24-hour access to brochures and community information. Mason City souvenirs also...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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2021 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401-4602
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+1 641-422-1663
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Picked up some nice souvenirs on our last day there. Very helpful employee/volunteer while we were there, and I really like the Mason City logo! Extra thanks for having women's-cut t-shirts!!!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank StacieM204
VisitMasonCity, Public Relations Manager at Mason City Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2019

Hi Stacie! Thank you so much for your review! We enjoyed having you in our center. We are happy to hear you liked our gift shop, and the women's-cut t-shirts. Many thanks, and we hope you stop by again soon!

Reviewed July 7, 2017

One of my friends and I needed some info that SURI wasn't helpful, and we drove by the tourist center, turned around, and entered. What a find! The three women who work so hard and tirelessly were so helpful and we left feeling so satisfied!...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank nanookune47
VisitMasonCity, Public Relations Manager at Mason City Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2019

Hi there! We apologize in the delay to your response! Thank you, thank you for your kind review of our staff and center. We are so happy you turned around that day to stop in and see us! We are always enthusiastic to assist our...More

Reviewed January 15, 2017

Lots of good information, good way to find out about mason city helps unlock the secrets of mason city iowa!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Mike D
VisitMasonCity, Manager at Mason City Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2017

Thank you Mike! We hope you enjoyed your stay in #MasonCityIA

Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Mason City, Iowa wa home to Meredith Wilson who wrote the Broadway musical, "The Music Man". The town is filled with things that relate to him. There is even a museum which is very informative. As an added bonus the community contains a couple of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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VisitMasonCity, Public Relations Manager at Mason City Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2016

Thank you for you lovely post about #MasonCityIA - We're glad you enjoyed your time here!

Reviewed October 17, 2016

We weren't certain where we wanted to go, nor were we certain what we could do that was cost effeciant and fun while my best friend was back in Iowa from Washington state. The lady that was working there that day really knew her stuff!!...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Sara R
VisitMasonCity, Guest Relations Manager at Mason City Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2016

Thank you, Sara! Were glad you stopped by! #MasonCityIA

Reviewed September 7, 2016

A great place to stop and get information and maps. People always seem kind and willing to answer questions. If you need a map of Mason City or the maps for the new bike routes you can get them here along with information on many,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Tip P
VisitMasonCity, Executive Director at Mason City Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2016

Thank you for the review and for stopping by the Center. We love chatting with our visitors. I'm so glad we could help you find what you were looking for. Safe travels!

Reviewed June 5, 2016

We stopped in to ask a few questions and got lots of info about Mason City and that part of Iowa from a very friendly and helpful agent. The neat thing is that is open 24/7 so you can get brochures but staffed only during...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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VisitMasonCity, Executive Director at Mason City Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

Thank you for the kind review. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Mason City, Iowa! Safe travels!

Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Visited the Mason City Visitors Centre today looking for information and that's what we got from the volunteer lady. She was very friendly and helpful, she offered her advice on places and appeared to know her town very well. There are plenty of brochures, maps...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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VisitMasonCity, Interim Director at Mason City Visitor Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2016

Thanks for stopping by, Darren. And THANK YOU for the great review. Our volunteers are very passionate about our community and love welcoming visitors to town. I hope you enjoyed your visit to Mason City. Safe travels! ~ Lindsey

Reviewed October 17, 2015

We had a lovely chat with the young lady staffing the center. She told us about must-sees in town, told us about the art in the center, and made sure we appreciate the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed dog house on display :) Be sure to stop...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Claudine R
September 28, 2017|
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Response from VisitMasonCity | Property representative |
Hi there - sorry for the delay in our response. Mason City is only a short 1.5 hour drive south from Minneapolis, MN.
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