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Land of Oz, Liberal, Kansas

One fantastic way to revel in all of the fun of the classic film, "The Wizard of Oz," is to visit the Land of Oz and Dorothy's House in Liberal, Kansas.

Not only is it fun to see the characters from the Land of Oz, but this attraction is a great opportunity to see how Dorothy would have lived in 1930s Kansas. Visitors to the Land of Oz and Dorothy's House in Liberal will have a wonderful time exploring the wonders of the Land of Oz.

Visitors to Liberal, Kansas should start their exploration of the town at the Land of Oz. The Land of Oz is an entertainment attraction covering 5,000 square feet. Here visitors will have the opportunity to take a tour of the scenes from "The Wizard of Oz "with Dorothy herself. Along tour through the Land of Oz visitors will see key characters like the Cowardly Lion, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and even Toto.

After taking a tour through the Land of Oz, visitors will come to Dorothy's House. The house is actually a restored 1900s farmhouse that was restored to replicate Dorothy's home in Kansas from "The Wizard of Oz" film. In the restored house, visitors have the opportunity to experience the original movie scenes, and reflect on the warmth of home.

The Land of Oz also has a fantastic memorabilia room. Within this memorabilia room visitors can explore a wide variety of items from the film. The Munchkin Room is particularly interesting will all sorts of memorabilia and photos.

After visitors have thoroughly explored the Land of Oz and Dorothy's House, experiencing he Yellow Brick Road and having their fill of memorabilia and movie scenes, there are other fantastic attractions in and nearby the town of Liberal. The Coronado Museum preserves the history of Seward County. Visitors can learn all about the region of Kansas, through exhibits, artifacts and more.

Those visitors that seek recreational opportunities should take some time to hike in the Cimarron National Grasslands. This beautiful area is filled with opportunities for hiking, and wildlife viewing. Visitors that do not want to design their won hike can make reservations to take a guided tour of the Grasslands.

The town of Liberal also holds OzFest each October, so those visitors to Kansas that really want to enjoy the excitement of the "The Wizard of Oz" connection should plan their visit to correspond with OzFest. This festival is filled with fun "Wizard of Oz" themed events, children's activities and other local fun.