Wamego

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Wamego is a small city of about 1.7 square miles in size in Pottawatomie County, in the Flint Hills of Northeastern Kansas.

Understand[edit]

Wamego is most notable for its Wizard of Oz museum and themed businesses.

Get in[edit]

From Topeka, Kansas, it can be accessed by traveling West on Highway 24.

See[edit]

  • The Oz Museum features a collection of over 25,000 artifacts from the Wizard of Oz movie, on permanent loan. Also contains a gift shop.
  • The Colombian Theatre is a music hall built in 1893 inspired by the Chicago World's Fair of that same year. It also boasts a collection of twenty original Columbian Exposition oil and distempera paintings.

Do[edit]

The Wizard of Oz Museum hosts an annual OZtoberFEST on the first weekend in October. Often features cast from the original movie and hot air balloon rides.

Eat[edit]

  • Toto's Tacoz, a cute taco joint in theme with the "Oz Cluster". Delicious shrimp tacos.

Drink[edit]

  • Oz Winery, another Oz Themed business.

Sleep[edit]

Go next[edit]

Click your heels together, there's no place like home.

Routes through Wamego
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