List of magic museums

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There are more than two dozen notable museums concerning magic, magicians and magical apparatus, and all but one are publicly accessible.

Brick and mortar museums[edit]

Closed museums[edit]

Temporary exhibitions[edit]

  • Before the Magic Towne House in New York City closed, some of Harry Houdini's artifacts were displayed there for thirteen years.[47]
  • Houdini: Art and Magic is an exhibition of Houdini paraphernalia and art inspired by him at Manhattan’s Jewish Museum.[48] The show closed in New York on March 27, 2011, and was then displayed in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Madison, Wisconsin.[49]
  • In 2010, fifteen museums in Singapore cooperated in hosting itinerant magic shows over the entire year.[50]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "American Museum of Magic". Absolute Michigan. Retrieved 2008-04-20. 
  2. ^ "Blois, La Maison de la Magie". virtourist.com. 
  3. ^ "Blois, The House of Magic Celebrates Ten Years". June 11, 2008. [dead link]
  4. ^ "House of Magic Robert-Houdin". Museums in Central Region. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  5. ^ "The Magic Circle U.K.". Retrieved May 12, 2014. 
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ "Musée de la Magie.". 
  8. ^ "Travel signposts, Paris Museum of Magic.". 
  9. ^ "Keck, Gayle, Washington Post, And Now for Paris' Next Trick.". The Washington Post. 2005-06-12. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  10. ^ Houdini Museum at Roadside America.
  11. ^ "Houdini Museum.". 
  12. ^ Efthimiades, Michael (August 23, 1996). Pocono Weekend. Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania: The Pocono News. pp. 10 and 11. 
  13. ^ a b Braxton, Greg (2002-11-29). "Curator Copperfield". articles.latimes.com. Retrieved 2009-06-03. 
  14. ^ "Forbes.com, "Houdini in the Desert" May 8, 2006". Forbes.com. 2006-10-27. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  15. ^ "International Museum and Library of the Conjuring Arts - MagicPedia". Geniimagazine.com. Retrieved 2009-06-10. 
  16. ^ "Tour David Copperfield's Magic Museum" (video). oprah.com. Retrieved May 12, 2014. 
  17. ^ Morgan, David. "David Copperfield's Museum of Magic". CBS News. Retrieved June 12, 2014. 
  18. ^ "King of Magic Museum". Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  19. ^ Matchan, Linda (March 8, 2010). "Trying to keep the magic in the air: 33 years later, time leaves its mark on Le Grand David show". Boston Globe. Retrieved April 15, 2011. 
  20. ^ "The Magic Castle in Sofia is a hotel and museum in one place". Sofia, Bulgaria. 2014-04-17. Retrieved May 14, 2014. 
  21. ^ "Martinka Museum.". 
  22. ^ Magic and Movie Hall of Fame, at rate Las Vegas.
  23. ^ Magic and Movie Hall of Fame at Yahoo.com.
  24. ^ "Magic Museum". magicmuseum.org. Retrieved May 12, 2014. 
  25. ^ "Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum". Marvin3m.com. 2010-09-16. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  26. ^ "Magic History Resources at Magic History.com, Mini Museum of Magic". Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  27. ^ "Museo della Magia". 
  28. ^ Pescatori, Vanna (05-04-2013). "A Cherasco il Museo della Magia. Biblioteca, teatro, video e le statue dei grandi miti da Copperfield a Houdini" (in Italian). Torino. Retrieved July 10, 2013. 
  29. ^ "Museo Nazionale della Magia" (in Italian). Retrieved July 10, 2013. 
  30. ^ Sites Et Print. "Musée de la Curiosité et de l'Insolite" (in French). Automates-concept.com. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  31. ^ "João Peixoto dos Santos Magical Arts and Illusionism Museum" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  32. ^ "Museum for Magic and Illusions". Belgian Tourist Office. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  33. ^ "Norwegian Museum of Magic (Norsk Tryllemuseum)" (in Norwegian). Visitoslo.com. 2006-10-03. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  34. ^ "Rossi Magic Museum". Retrieved 2012-10-07. 
  35. ^ "Harry Blackstone Jr. donates Harry Blackstone Sr. illusions to Smithsonian.". 
  36. ^ "Society of American Magicians Hall of Fame and Magic Museum, Inc.". Retrieved 27 November 2011. 
  37. ^ Perovich, Michael (September 16, 2012). "S.A.M. Hall Of Fame And Magic Museum Returns". Magic New Zealand. Retrieved 7 October 2012. 
  38. ^ Nyman, Christina (17 October 2011). "Sweden’s Only Museum Of Magic". Från: Magic New Zealand (16.500 readers weekly) (870). Sweden. Retrieved October 7, 2012. 
  39. ^ Sierra, Lluis (10/12/2010). "Barcelona will open a museum of magic theater: The local street is packed Jonqueres to open before kings and will have a stable program". Barcelona: LaVanguardia. Retrieved August 4, 2011. 
  40. ^ "El Rei De la Magia". Retrieved August 4, 2011. 
  41. ^ "Zauberkasten-Museum" (in German). Retrieved June 12, 2014. 
  42. ^ "Manfred Klaghofer". Genii Forum. Retrieved June 12, 2014. 
  43. ^ "Who: MANFRED KLAGHOFER What: LARGEST COLLECTION OF MAGIC SETS Where: AUSTRIA". Guinness World Records. Retrieved June 12, 2014. 
  44. ^ "Houdini museum destroyed". Retrieved 2013-02-19. 
  45. ^ "On the Inside: At the Houdini Magical Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2013-02-19. 
  46. ^ "Houdini Returns?". Retrieved 2013-02-19. 
  47. ^ "Worth a Stop". 
  48. ^ "Houdini: Art and Magic". The Jewish Museum. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  49. ^ Houdini’s Art and Magic (October 28, 2010) Associated Press.
  50. ^ "Singapore events, 2010". Guidegecko.com. 2010-11-24. Retrieved 2012-02-28.