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.
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.