The Houdini Museum

Scranton, PA

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Address: 1433 N Main Ave, Scranton, PA 18508, USA Number: 570-342-5555 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

The Houdini Museum in Scranton is devoted entirely to the world's greatest magician, Harry Houdini of course!

Not only can you enjoy learning about this magical icon, but you can also enjoy a fabulous guided exhibit AND a fantastic fun magic show with live magician and animals too!

The tour, movie and magic show all begin at 1pm (unless otherwise noted), so arrive as close to opening as you can, to see it all in the right order

Your magical experience also includes a fun, one hour stage show with famous magicians, complete with adorable live animals (yes, rabbits will be there!), comedy, and audience participation!

Have you ever seen an audience member float up in the air, and have a hoop passed around them? At the Houdini Museum, you will, and you just might not believe your eyes!

Your experience at the Houdini Museum will also include rare film footage of Harry Houdini himself, not shown anywhere else. The family can also explore the museum that showcases artifacts related to Houdini and his career, really showcasing what an amazing man he was!

The entire experience takes up to 2 1/2 hours, so make sure you plan accordingly. It's a day out with kids that just might make them re-think what they know reality to be!


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How much does it cost?






Under 11s: $20



$17.95 for adults & $14.95 for kids when reserved in advance


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Don't worry if you are late, as the starting part of the tour repeats at the end!

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You can visit Harry Houdini, or they can bring Houdini to your school! They have a number of educational and entertaining assembly programs for you to choose from

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There is a souvenir shop if you want to stop and pick up some fun and unique gifts and souvenirs to take home!

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Give them a call to ask about the accessibility

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When can we go?

1pm - 4pm on open days (Can be open longer for large groups or parties by reservation)

Open weekends mid-May & June, then daily July & August. Call ahead to confirm.

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