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Children’s Discovery Museum

Children’s Discovery Museum

Children’s Discovery Museum

2727 S Pokegama Ave
Grand Rapids, MN 55744


Restored childhood home of Judy Garland where the star spent her first four years.  Judy’s home has been restored to look just as it did when the child star lived there with her parents and two older sisters.  See the staircase landing where Judy and her sisters provided entertainment for neighborhood friends with their earliest performances.  The grounds feature a memorial flower garden and gazebo.  The adjacent museum gallery showcases a wide variety of artifacts from Judy’s musical and theatrical career, personal awards and effects, movie memorabilia, and the carriage used in The Wizard of Oz. An extensive gift shop is filled with Wizard of Oz and Judy Garland items.

A place for children to discover, play and learn. Our museum features many hands-on exhibits: Lake Life! complete with working stage, fishing boat, and dock, as well as an obstacle course swamp and tree fort!, Riverview Water Table, Treesa~ the talking tree, KEVA Engineering Planks, Monthly scavenger hunts, River Town which hosts: a Doctors office, Fire Department, Animal Clinic, Bakery, Music Department, dress-up room, and much more.   We also have a tot park and maze for younger guests. Don’t forget to stop and dig for some dinosaurs! On your way out check out the museum store for children’s gifts.
Admission is $12 per person and $8 for anyone ages 12 and under.  Memberships are available.



Fridays and Saturdays 10 am -4:30

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