Ruby Slippers to Go Off Display at Museum of American History - NECN

Ruby Slippers to Go Off Display at Museum of American History

The size 5 shoes worn by Judy Garland were donated to the Smithsonian in 1979 and have been one of the museum's most popular artifacts

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    There's no place like home.

    And there's no place like the Smithsonian National Museum of American History if you want to see the ruby slippers from "The Wizard of Oz."

    But you had better hurry down the yellow brick road.

    Museum officials say April 23 is the last day to see the iconic shoes before they are taken off display through next year for some behind-the-curtain conservation work.

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    Smithsonian officials launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign last year that raised more than $300,000 for the conservation project.

    The size 5 shoes worn by Judy Garland were donated to the Smithsonian in 1979 and have been one of the museum's most popular artifacts.