We are opening early this year starting with the D23 Fan Club tour on March 14. The museum will stay open to the public from March 15 through October 31. The museum has been fully refurbished on the inside and we have many new exhibits this year. So please make plans to visit the museum
D23 Members are invited to Journey to Marceline on March 14, 2012 to experience the idyllic Missouri town that inspired Walt to create Main Street, USA!
from http://about.usps.com/news/state-releases/mo/2012/mo_2012_0313.htm March 13, 2012 — MARCELINE, MO — Marceline, Missouri, the boyhood home of Walt Disney, will be among the first Post Offices in America to offer the U.S. Postal Service’s new special pictorial Postmark America cancelation. The Marceline Post Office will unveil the Postmark America special cancelation on Wed., March 14 from 10:30
In the spring of 2007, a film school student and avid Disney fan, came to Marceline. His intentions: make a three part documentary about Walt Disney’s life before Mickey Mouse. After spending only a day in town he knew this would be a wonderful story to tell. Andy Neitzert spent almost two months interviewing several
Museum volunteers have begun their ninth year a little early. The season normally begins on April 1, but a tour bus from Star Destinations near Iowa City, Iowa was granted a special tour on March 27. They were a delight and a wonderful start to our season. In February, volunteers Inez Johnson, Kaye Malins and
In 2009 the Beanery Building (Lunch Room) was gutted, new walls and ceiling, electrical wiring plus heat and air conditioning were added. The building will be the home of additional railroad and coal mining exhibits. We have been gifted with pictures and artifacts that will tell and preserve Marceline’s story. Also in the past year
Walt Disney’s Hometown Museum is in full operation for the 2008 season. It is a joy to meet the tourists from all over the world and to share our town. We are closed on Monday, but special hours can be arranged for groups of 25 or more. Herff Jones Yearbooks has again gifted Marceline with
Through a grant submitted by Dr. Wesley J. Green and approved by Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia Kentucky Dr. Greene and 2 of his students Wes Hamilton and Joe Collins recently spent 3 days in Marceline developing news letters for the Walt Disney Hometown Museum and for the Annual Walt Disney Toonfest celebration. This is
Walt Disney passes away
In Walt’s absence, the Midget Autopia is dedicated to the children of Marceline.