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Follow The Yellow Brick Road To Boston Children's Museum The Wizard Of Oz Children's Educational Exhibition Is Coming May 23rd!

May 16, 2011
(BOSTON, MA) May 16, 2011, We're off to see The Wizard of Oz, as Boston Children's Museum (BCM) hosts the first-ever, licensed traveling educational exhibit based on the beloved movie classic. The Wizard of Oz Children's Educational Exhibit is set to open on Monday, May 23, 2011. Created by Miami Children's Museum and licensed by Warner Bros. Consumer Products, this interactive fantasy-adventure takes children and families over the rainbow to continue the celebration of the film's 70th anniversary milestone.

The Wizard of Oz Children's Educational Exhibition is a journey of self-discovery for the whole family! 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 Boston, because, of course, "There's no place like home."

Along the way, everyone will experience the adventures of Dorothy and her friends as they find their way back to true happiness. Elements of the movie available only in this licensed exhibition include Dorothy's Ruby Slippers, the characters everyone knows and loves from the film, and classic movie moments. Visit Professor Marvel's Wagon and create your own tornado in Dorothy's bedroom. Explore Munchkin houses and meet Dorothy's friends the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion and the 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." Next, climb the mountain to the Wicked Witch's Castle to capture the Wicked Witch's broom from Winged Monkeys. Finally, click your heels three times while reciting "There's no place like home," as guests depart the Land of Oz.

The Wizard of Oz Children's Educational Exhibition is a marvelous adventure of self-discovery for the whole family, only at Boston Children's Museum from May 23 – September 10, 2011 Locally sponsored by the MEFA U.Fund College Investing Plan and Fidelity Investments. For more information visit BostonChildrensMuseum.org.

The Wizard of Oz Children's Educational Exhibition 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.(s11)

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About Boston Children's Museum
Boston Children's Museum exists to help children understand and enjoy the world in which they live. It is a private, non-profit, educational institution that is recognized internationally as a research and development center and pacesetter for children's exhibitions, educational programs and curriculum. Boston Children's Museum incorporates two strategies - engaging families and building communities - to impact five outcome areas for children: Creative Kids, Curious Kids, Global Kids, Green Kids and Healthy Kids. More information about Boston Children's Museum can be found at www.BostonChildrensMuseum.org.

Hours and Admission
The Museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. and Fridays until 9:00 p.m. Adults, $12; children (1-15) and senior citizens, $9; children under one and Museum members are always free. Fridays 5:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m., all visitors $1.

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.