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Houdini Museum

1433 N Main Ave, Scranton, PA 18508-1822
+1 570-342-5555
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Lots of fun. Very Affordable.

My family visited the museum which is in an old house and hosted by an old timer who is very funny... read more

Reviewed yesterday
choochcavone
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Pennsylvania
Interesting afternoon

We were in the Scranton area for the weekend with friends who suggested we go to this museum. It... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wendy S
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New Hartford, Ct
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RESERVATIONS SUGGESTED! A museum dedicated to Houdini, the famous magician. Includes a film, a guided tour of the exhibit and a 1 hour stage magic show with nationally known magicians,with doves, ducks, a rabbit and a poodle. Lots of comedy and audience participation. Our magicians have appeared on HBO and other network specials. We often sell out and advance phone reservations are discounted. Arrive between 1 PM and 2:15 and see the entire event. Earlier tours are a bit longer.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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1433 N Main Ave, Scranton, PA 18508-1822
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Reviewed yesterday

My family visited the museum which is in an old house and hosted by an old timer who is very funny and by a woman who is a world famous magician. The museum was originally in NYC. It's a small place but the tour includes...More

Thank choochcavone
Reviewed yesterday

We were in the Scranton area for the weekend with friends who suggested we go to this museum. It was interesting to hear about Houdini's life and see the extensive collection of memorabilia. Unfortunately, it was exceptionally crowded when we visited and that detracted from...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The Houdini Museum is a most memorable experience for the entire family. For a modest fee you will be afforded the opportunity to tour the only complex in the world which is totally devoted to the world renowned escape artist and entertainer Harry Houdini. Take...More

Thank MarkPlegge
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great place a great place to take the kids to see great learning experience family oriented. Pricey!

Thank Katch1958
Reviewed 19 September 2017

My wife had wanted to go here for years, and this past weekend we finally got the chance. Honestly, this was one of the best times I have had in a long time. The owners are very passionate about Houdini, and it shows. They have...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Took our Grandkids, they loved it, as we did also! Neighborhood looks rough but once inside, be prepared to be amazed and entertained.

Thank Putter1
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I have always been fascinated by magic. When I was younger I even dabbled in performing magic for my family. Doing research for a weekend trip I came across the Houdini Museum in Scranton Pennsylvania and I just had to schedule a visit. To call...More

1  Thank Balkin25
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Dorothy Dietrich and Bravo were great. Funny, engaging, "corny" at times 😃 (see the magic show and you'll get my reference - It's a good thing!) They know so much about Houdini and convey that knowlede with enthusiasm! Must-do if you are in Scranton

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had an exceptional experience. Both John Bravo and Dietrich are top notch illusionists/magicians. Their lengthy performance was perfect for all ages. They get the audience involved and make sure everyone is entertained. Plus they have lots of magic tricks for purchase....More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is a not to be missed experience you and your family will remember for a lifetime! Good entertainment like this is quite hard to find anywhere, and from the outside, you wouldn't expect to find it in Scranton, yet if you give it a...More

Thank rlitman
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alis0ng144
14 July 2016|
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Response from mmkerrick | Reviewed this property |
It's a couple hours including a very good magic show.
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kimbiesann
8 May 2016|
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Response from OneTriprFan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the collection is really cool. Impressive for any age... The tour guides adjust their tours to fit the age of the group in the room. The Magic Show is Amazing for any age. The magicians even float some one from the... More
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garykress
3 April 2015|
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Response from trafalgar007 | Reviewed this property |
The numbers listed above are accurate
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