View fossils, dolls, ladies' fashions, soda shop and antique cars. Peruse Meredith Willson collection, one-room school, log cabin and blacksmith shop. See the rare Colby Car, manufactured in Mason City.
Wright's first Iowa building, designed in 1908, restored and furnished with Arts and Crafts furniture and reproductions of period Wright furniture. The only middle-class home of his Prairie School period that is open to the public in the U.S.
The 1912 River City Streetscape features an ice cream parlor, gift shop, and set designs from the Warner Brothers motion picture of "The Music Man." The museum is a tribute to the genius of one of America'
In 1902 Meredith Willson, who immortalized his hometown of Mason City as River City in "The Music Man," was born in this 1895 house. It is now filled with family memorabilia, musical treasures and period furnishings.