Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Oz Museum

new movie poster
Oz Museum, Wamego, KS
August 2015
Remember when the Wizard of Oz was aired on television every March? I can't begin to count the number of times that I rushed through my chores and into the house so I could watch it. I had no idea that over half of the movie was in color because we didn't have a color television until the early to mid-1960s.
Visiting the Oz Museum in Wamego, KS was a real treat. It is a small building and packed with memorabilia from around the world.

Most of the main characters were on display in separate areas:
Cowardly Lion
replica of Dorothy's ruby slippers
The Dorothy and Toto display looked a bit forlorn, so I'll show you the replica Ruby Slippers that were on display.

It was fun to visit this museum and to relive some childhood memories. Do you have memories of watching The Wizard of Oz?


  1. As a young child, I could not understand why at the end of the movie everyone was telling Dorothy it was all a dream. Just like Dorothy, I was certain it was real.

  2. What a fun place to stop. My husband and I still watch this movie when we see it's on. It's really a wonderful film even today.

  3. Oh yes I do. We loved watching it .My father called me the cowardly lion because I cried on SUndays not wanting to go to school on Monday. he was mean.

  4. I loved watching The Wizard Of Oz every year. It has been so long I need to watch it again. I would love to see the museum!

  5. Hmmm, I have no memory of that. Have you seen Wicked?

  6. Hello,
    Popped over from " Backyard Fence"
    when I saw this post, I had to check it out.
    I am from Kansas and have visited this Museum
    and loved it!!! We had a

  7. wait.... more.
    We had a great time there.

    M : )

  8. Oh, yes, I remember Wizard of Oz every spring on TV. Never missed it. Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!


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