I was so thrilled when Cynthia passed this site along to me to write up, because Colleen Moore’s Fairy Castle is absolutely enchanting.

When you arrive at the site you’ll be on the Overview. As you scroll down the page, you’ll be able to see the doll house from multiple angles and learn snippets of information about it.

After you’ve checked that out, I suggest that you head over to the Exhibit section where you can explore the doll house room by room. The attention detail is incredible! The Great Hall, Chapel, and Library are some of my favorite rooms.

The next section to visit is The Story where you’ll learn all about the Colleen Moore, the Fairy Castle, and how it ended up at the ┬áMuseum of Science and Industry┬áChicago.

Do not miss out on the Video section. You can watch conservators reassemble the doll house in under three minutes. It is a fascinating watch! I loved the detail that the flatware and glasses were so small that they wore masks to prevent inhaling them!

I want to get over to Chicago even more now! Go see the fairy castle for yourself.

http://www.msichicago.org/explore/whats-here/exhibits/colleen-moores-fairy-castle/

~Amanda