Wizard of Oz Returns to Miami Children Museum


We’re off to see THE WIZARD OF OZ™ as Miami Children’s Museum hosts the return of their iconic licensed traveling educational exhibit based on the beloved movie classic, with its always important messages of being tolerant of differences, acceptance, friendship and love.  THE WIZARD OF OZ™ Educational Exhibit returns on Saturday, June 19, 2021, for a limited time through September 12, 2021.  Visit the Museum to play, learn, imagine and create along the yellow brick road! 
 

Created by Miami Children’s Museum and licensed by Warner Bros. Consumer Products, THE WIZARD OF OZ™ Educational Exhibit is a journey of self-discovery for the whole family that takes children and families over the rainbow to experience the magic of the beloved film.  Visitors of all ages are invited to come along with DOROTHY ™ and TOTO™ on a multi-sensory, cross-disciplinary exploration of the Land of Oz; discover personal strengths and gifts using literacy, music and performing arts, values and strengths, light and science, physical challenges, personal reflection and decision-making.  
 

Along the way, everyone will experience the adventures of DOROTHY™ and her friends as they find their way back to true happiness.  Guests travel from the Gale Farm to the colorful Land of Oz, where they explore Munchkinland, The Crossroads, The Witch’s Castle and The Emerald City™ before heading back over the rainbow to Miami, because, of course, “There’s no place like home.”   
 

Visit the Wagon of Professor Marvel and create your own tornado in DOROTHY’S™ bedroom.  Explore Munchkin houses and meet Dorothy and her friends, SCARECROW™, COWARDLY LION™ and TIN MAN™.  Enter The Emerald City™ and create a “Horse of a Different Color,” play at the kaleidoscope and prism stations, but “pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.”  Climb the mountain to the Castle of the WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST™ to capture her broom.  Finally, click your heels three times while reciting “There’s no place like home,” as you depart the Land of Oz.  Elements of the movie available only in this licensed exhibit include the RUBY SLIPPERS™, the characters everyone knows and loves from the film, and classic movie moments.  
 

“We are thrilled that children and families can come visit the Museum every day to experience our interactive exhibits and programs,” said Deborah Spiegelman, CEO and Executive Director of the Museum.  “And bringing back our popular WIZARD OF OZ™ Educational Exhibit just adds to the excitement. We are so looking forward to safely providing a quality Museum experience for children to play, learn, imagine and create every day of the week.”  
 

Entrance to THE WIZARD OF OZ™ Educational Exhibit is included in each regular admission to the Museum.  Admission is $22 for adults and children, $15 for Florida Residents, free for children under 1 year and admission for Members is complimentary.  Admission to the Museum will be offered in two-hour play sessions (10AM – 12PM, 1PM – 3PM and 4PM – 6PM), and advance ticket purchase is required.  After each session team members clean and sanitize the facility and swap out props for the next group.  Temperatures will be taken prior to entering the building and masks will be required at all times for adults and children ages 2 and older.  For more information contact the Museum at 305.373.KIDS (5437) or visit www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.  Miami Children’s Museum is located on Watson Island at 980 MacArthur Causeway. 
 

          Miami Children’s Museum offers bilingual and interactive exhibits, programs, classes and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication.  The Museum has 17 interactive galleries and houses many exciting and fun traveling exhibits.  Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning through play and enabling children to realize their highest potential.  Through arts and educational programs, the Museum seeks to include and target all audiences in Miami's changing and diverse community by being the "town center" for Miami-Dade County's children and families. 
 

Families can still access Miami Children’s Museum’s exciting “Museum at Home” program online, which brings the experiences of the Museum to the safety and comfort of one’s own home. Among the ways to access the program are:   

Website:       miamichildrensmuseum.org/museum-at-home 

Facebook:     facebook.com/miami.childrens.museum    

Instagram:    @miamichildrensmuseum 

Twitter:        @MiChiMu 

YouTube:      Miami Children’s Museum 

 

THE WIZARD OF OZ™ Educational Exhibit was created by Miami Children’s Museum and SPARKS, in conjunction with Warner Bros. Consumer Products.  THE WIZARD OF OZ™ and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Turner Entertainment Co. (s16) 

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