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308 South Pennsylvania Ave.
Mason City, IA 50401

Open Hours:
Due to COVID-19 Music Man Square is closed to the public. The staff will continue to work and will be available to answer questions during this time via phone and email.
All classes and practices have been cancelled.
All events and tours have been cancelled or postponed.

Office Hours:
Tuesday - Friday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Closed Holidays


  • Adults-- $10
  • Students through age 18-- $5
  • Age 6 and under-- Free

The admission price of $10.00 (adults) or $5.00 students includes the 1912 Streetscape, The Meredith Willson Museum, and the Meredith Willson Boyhood Home. Ice cream at our old-fashioned ice cream parlor is extra. Complimentary admission for driver(s) and escorts(s) for groups of 25 or more.

Tours Include:
1912 Streetscape: A studio replica from the Warner Brothers Movie “The Music Man”

The Meredith Willson Museum: a lifelong catalog of achievements and work from Meredith Willson as well as a stunning exhibit on loan from the National Music Museum in Vermillion, South Dakota portraying the History of American Musical Instruments

Meredith Willson Boyhood Home: The restored early 1900’s home where Meredith Willson was born and raised.

Madison Park: A beautiful backdrop mural depicting Madison Park from “The Music Man” as well as the ceiling display of the “76 Trombones”.

Don’t forget to get a cool treat from the old- fashioned ice cream parlor
or visit Mrs. Paroo’s Gift shop for your souvenirs

Tour Groups:
We welcome bus tour groups of all ages, including school groups.
For tour reservations (groups of 12 persons or more)
Please contact us in advance at:
641-424-2852    or   Contact Us

The Music Man Square is closed to the public due to COVID-19 Pandemic