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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.


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.


  • 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. 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.


  • OZtoberFEST. 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.


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


  • Oz Winery. Another Oz Themed business.


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Routes through Wamego
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