Houdini Weekend

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Repeats every day until Sun Jul 15 2018.
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Event Info
Included with museum admission
Recommended Age: 
All ages
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The New-York Historical Society kicks off its Summer of Magic with a special weekend exploring the life and work of the legendary Harry Houdini! Stop by for films, programs, and activities for the whole family to learn about the master escape artist—and maybe even try some tricks yourself!

Houdini’s Needle Swallow & More Parlor Magic!
Saturday, July 14, 2018, 12–4 pm
Step right up to discover parlor magic performed by The Great Dubini! Gasp as he swallows needles in homage to Houdini and marvel at some of the oldest tricks in the history books.

Meet an Escape Artist!
Sunday, July 15, 1–4 pm
Be amazed by sideshow and variety performer Adam RealMan and his special tribute to Houdini’s escape acts. Get behind-the-curtain tips on how to magicians free themselves from restraints, and marvel as Adam escapes a straitjacket, rope, and handcuffs!

History Detective Briefcase: Summer of Magic Edition
Saturdays and Sundays, 1–4 pm
Young magicians can check out a special Summer of Magic-themed History Detective briefcase in our DiMenna Children's History Museum and use it to explore the exhibition.

New York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
10024 New York , NY
Phone: (212) 873-3400
40° 46' 45.4224" N, 73° 58' 27.372" W
New York
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