Visit a replica of Dorothy’s house in Liberal, Kansas


Fans of the “Wizard of Oz” will be happy to know that Dorothy’s house has been carefully preserved, restored and can be visited.

Kansas doesn’t seem to get into a lot of movies. It is the home of Superman and is famous for its dish with dozens of cornfields. But one of the most famous classic movies actually took place here. The Wizard of Oz of 1939 musical fantasy was famous here. For those who are fans of fantasy films, check out the 10 Lord of the Rings filming locations to visit here.

Today, the house that Dorthy realized there was no place like his house is restored and kept at the Seward County Historical Museum in Liberal, Kansas, and is open to the public. Admission is cheap and affordable, so if you’re traveling through the United States through Kansas, be sure to stop by and see one of the most iconic and innocent films ever made.

About the movie The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz was an adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s fantasy novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Today the film remains one of the most beloved films of the 1930s with its enduring songs like “Follow the yellow brick road“”Somewhere above the rainbow,” and “Lions, tigers, bears, wow! ”Add in romantic and innocent achievements like ‘There is no place like home’ and it remains one of the highest-rated films. Although it is considered by some to be the first color film , it was not, and was characterized over time by its use of Technicolor.

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Ironically for such a durable and beloved film, it actually bombed the box office slightly in the first few years of its release. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio made no profit from the film for 10 years until it was re-released in 1949.

  • Thought: If the Wicked Witch was so allergic to water, why leave buckets of it lying around the castle?
  • Beat Records : Costing $ 2,777,000, it was MGM’s most expensive film at the time.

Today it is one of the most famous films in history. It is one of the most watched films in history and one of the few films to appear on the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. They declare:

In 1939, as the world fell into the chaos of war [1939 was the year of the beginning of WW2 – the largest war in history] Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer released a film that espoused kindness, charity, friendship, courage, courage, love and generosity. It was dedicated to “the young and the young at heart” and remains today one of the most appreciated works of cinema, embraced by audiences of all ages around the world. It is one of the most viewed and influential films in the history of cinema.

Dorothy’s house today

Today we can visit Dorothy’s house in Kansas. Dorothy’s house was built in 1907. It was donated to the Seward County Historical Society and moved to the current location. Since then it has been carefully restored and furnished to replicate the house as seen in the beloved 1939 film.

  • Built: Dorothy’s house was built in 1907

Today visitors can see this home where there is “no place like home” and see the warmth of the small farm where Dorothy once lived.

  • Official domicile: Former Kansas Governor John Carlin recognized it as the official home of Dorothy Gale in 1981

Visit of Dorothy’s house

Surrounding the house is the Land of Oz – a bustling 5,000 square foot “Land of Oz”. Here we will be guided by “Dorothy” through her adventures as we meet the Munchkins, a scarecrow, the iron man and a cowardly lion, while trying to avoid the evil witch. Follow Dorothy as she guides you through apple trees, flying monkeys, and even shows off a horse of a different color. Meet the wizard and find yourself at the farm where it all began.

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As you visit, you will see unique memories and return to Dorthy’s world and home. See here for 25 filming locations that can actually be visited today.

  • Dorothy’s house: The actual model home that was used in the tornado scene in the 1939 film
  • Hours: Labor Day at Remembrance Day
  • On Monday: Firm
  • Tuesday Saturday : 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • From Memorial Day to Labor Day:
  • Monday to Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Visit Fee

  • Adult: $ 7.00 (18 years old and over)
  • Children: $ 4.50 (6 to 18 years old)
  • Kids: $ 0.00 (under 6 years old)
  • Address: 567 Yellow Brick Road, Liberal, KS 67901

For more information on events or other information on tours. Check out their website here. The house is tiny, so the visit here won’t take too long! If one wishes to see Dorothy’s original ruby ​​slippers, they are on display at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC.

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