Judy Garland Museum & Children's Discovery Museum

Contact Information

Judy Garland Museum & Children's Discovery Museum
2727 US Hwy 169 South
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

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.

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About

Judy Garland Museum: Restored 1925 childhood home of Judy Garland. Adjacent Museum with the Land of Oz exhibit, showcasing the carriage used in the Wizard of Oz and once owned by Abraham Lincoln, and Dorothy's real test dress.

Children's Discovery Museum: Features all hands-on exhibits for children ages 0 - 12. Including Treesa the Talking Tree, Mississippi River water table, a dinosaur dig, river town for kids and the "Lions and Tigers and Bears Exhibit." Open year round (select days for the public, please check our Facebook or website) for School Service Program which immerses over 3,000 children a year from ten northern Minnesota counties.
Museum offers free student admission with school field trips, as well as school transportation assistance.

Also Features: Faith Wick's Fairyland, an exhibit of 200 classic fairytale dolls in themed case settings.

Memorial garden with gazebo ideal for picnics.

Museum store with Oz gifts galore.

Wizard of Oz Festival: 3rd weekend in June.

Hours & Dates

Summer Hours (May 16 - September 30)

  • Monday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Fall/Winter/Spring Hours (October 1 - May 15)

  • Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hours Open:
May 16th - September 30:
Monday through Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm. Oct 1st - May 15th: Fridays and Saturdays, 10:00am-5:00pm.

Rates

General Admission:
$10 ages two and up, children under two are free,
$9 for those with AAA.

Memberships:
Household 1 year - $60,
Grandparents 1 year - $70,
Extended Family- $90
Day-Care/Resorts 1 year - $150

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