The Music Man Square

The Music Man Square
“Right Here in River City!”
(Mason City, Iowa)

Located in Mason City, Iowa, The Music Man Square is a museum filled with precious memorabilia and artifacts from the personal collection of Meredith Willson and others, revolving around Willson’s life and career.  Stroll down a full-scale reproduction of Main Street from the set of the Warner film version of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, shop in Mrs. Paroo’s Gift Shop, and more.  

The mission of The Music Man Square is:
•To promote, preserve and showcase the legacy of Meredith Willson.
•To promote music, music education, and to serve as a center for music events in the community.

In addition to The Music Man Square, The Mason City Foundation exists to cultivate and support efforts to enrich the cultural environment of the community.

All of the money earned by The Music Man Square is donated to The Mason City Foundation and is used in pursuing the organization’s objectives and keeping The Music Man Square running.

Life-size sculpture of Meredith at The Music Man Square

How to Support The Music Man Square

As a non-profit organization, The Music Man Square must rely on donations and memberships. Help out by becoming a Sustaining Member today!

Click HERE to learn how you can help support The Music Man Square.

In addition to The Music Man Square, Meredith Willson’s boyhood home (where he was also born) in Mason City is open to the public for touring.