Judy Garland Museum & Children's Discovery Museum

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Judy Garland Museum & Children's Discovery Museum

2727 US Hwy 169 South
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

(218) 327-9276 (Phone)

(218) 326-1900 (Phone 2)

(800) 664-5839 (Toll Free)

(218) 326-1934 (Fax)

Region: Northeast


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  • General Admission: $9 ages two and up, children under two are free, $8 for those with AAA. Memberships: Household 1 year - $48, Grandparents 1 year - $58, Extended Family- $78 Individual 1 year - $38, Day-Care/Resorts 1 year - $120

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Directions

  • At the stoplight on Hwy 2 turn south onto Hwy 169 (Pokegama Ave.) and go approximately 2 miles. Next door to the Country Inn and across from Home Depot on US Hwy 169 S.

Other Date Information

  • Hours Open: Memorial Day weekend - September 30: Monday through Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm. Oct - April 30: Fridays and Saturdays, 10:00am-5:00pm. May 1 up to Memorial Day weekend: Monday through Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm.

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  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Transportation-Related Policies or Programs

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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  1. The Wizard of Oz Festival (At Judy Garland's Birth Home)

    The Wizard of Oz Festival (At Judy Garland's Birth Home)

    2727 U.S. Hwy 169 South
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    Call: (218) 327-9276

    As the birthplace of Judy Garland, Grand Rapids hosts an annual Wizard of Oz Festival. The 42nd annual Wizard of Oz Festival begins on Thursday June 8th, 2017 and ends on June 10th, 2017

    • Top state travel event in 1989.
    • Guinness World Record event in 2014.

    Event Includes:

    -A Tribute to the 80th Anniversary of Judy Garland's Film Debut
    -Movie "Everybody Sing" (1938)
    -"They Remember Judy", John Fricke shows a rare video montage of his 1980's and 1990's interviews with people that knew Judy
    -The "Judy Around Town Tour", Experts on Garland/Gumm sites in Grand Rapids, will conduct a tour of important sites to the family during their time in Grand Rapids
    -"Judy Remembers Dorothy"
    -Outside showing on the JUMBO screen of "The Wizard of Oz" bring your chairs or blankets and get comfy!
    - Judy Garland/ Wizard of Oz Jeopardy
    -Emerald City Fest;
    Carriage rides with a horse of a different color. Face painting. Wash and Brush up Co.- Manicures, hair braiding, Glinda's bubbles and glitter tattoo's.Also Dorothy's petting zoo
    -The Best of Judy, 1965-1968

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