Welcome to our website!

The Mason City Foundation proudly invites you to the Music Man Square. Join us for a tour of the life and works of Mason City’s favorite musical son. Enjoy tours throughout the streetscape, Meredith Willson Boyhood Home, Meredith Willson Museum, and more! Have fun and don’t forget to visit the Ice Cream Parlor!

Upcoming Events

Kids Make Music Session 4 “Jingle Bell Rock” Class 3 @ The Music Man Square
Dec 19 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The classes are for children ages 1-8 years old and are held the first 3 Thursdays of each month at The Music Man Square!

Class schedule is:

3:30 - 4:15 PM Preschoolers and Parents (ages 3-5 years Pre KDG)
4:30 - 5:15 PM Older 4s, 5s KDG-2nd Grade (parents optional)

5:30 - 6:15 PM Preschoolers and Parents (ages 3-5 years Pre KDG)

6:30 - 7:00 PM Toddlers and Parents (ages 1-2 years)


The classes are taught by Deb Nielsen who is a music educator and music therapist and has worked with children for 22 years.

To register email Deb at debknielsen@gmail.com.

2019 -2020 Footbridge Concert Series @ The Music Man Square
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Music Man Square is excited to announce the 2019-2020 Footbridge Music Series. The third presentation will be an evening with Pianist Richard Steinbach. The concert is May 3rd, 2020 at 4PM. This concert is free to the public.

The Footbridge Series is presented by North Iowa Community Credit Union, Dean Snyder Construction, Clear Lake Bank and Trust, CL Tel, David & Vicky Snyder and Conn McKercher.

for kids

Music education and fun is very important to us here at Music Man Square. We offer many different opportunities from “Kids Make Music” to more music lessons offered in the Conservatory. Check for information on classes and availability here.

Visit Us Today!

The Music Man Square

308 South Pennsylvania Avenue
Mason City, IA 50401
Phone: 641-424-2852

Touring Hours

2019: Friday – Saturday 1:00 - 5:00