Visit Us


308 South Pennsylvania Ave.
Mason City, IA 50401

Open Hours:
July 2019 Friday - Saturday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

will honor time of previously scheduled tours and events

Office Hours:
Thursday & Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 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