The Wizard Of Oz Comes To Life At This Whimsical Walk-Through Exhibit In Illinois

Did you know there is a Wizard of Oz walk right here in Illinois? Located in one of Chicago’s best neighborhoods, this park has been around for 45 years and celebrates everything you love about this iconic book and film.

Don’t fret about it being in the city. The park is located half a mile from the Armitage stop on the CTA Red Line, so if you’re willing to embrace public transportation, you can avoid traffic in the Windy City.

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Oz Park is open daily between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m., and there is no cost to enter. You can learn more about it on the Chicago Park District’s website here.

Address: 2021 North Burling Street, Chicago, IL, 60614

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If you’ve ever taken this Wizard of Oz walk, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.