Take A Trip Down The Yellow Brick Road To The Delightful Judy Garland Museum In Minnesota
When it comes to celebrities, Minnesota has a few claims to fame. Bob Dylan and Prince are among the most famous. But there is a well-known celebrity whose Minnesota origins are often forgotten. Judy Garland was born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, and spent her early childhood here before moving to California. The family home is still standing in Grand Rapids, and it’s open to visitors as a museum of Judy Garland’s life. If you’re a Wizard of Oz fan – or just a Judy Garland fan – you will love this delightful spot. Here’s what you need to know about it:
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This Minnesota museum is sure to delight classic movie lovers. Admission is $10, and it’s well worth it to see the childhood home of one of the 20th century’s most famous actors. For more information about the museum, check out the Judy Garland Museum website and Facebook page.
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 19 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at [email protected]
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