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Museum of Interesting Things Magic Lantern Picture Show

  • Dates: May 26, 2019
  • Location: The Museum of Interesting Things
  • Address: 177 Prince Street Between Thompson & Sullivan, New York, NY 10012
  • Phone: (212) 274-8757
  • Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Price: $20
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The History of Film Through an Antique Magic Lantern Presentation

For hundreds of years before words like Netflix and 4K TV entered the English lexicon, the talk of the town was all about the Magic Lantern. Step back in time as we learn how Magic Lantern presentations, originally powered by oil lamps or candlelight, were the entertainment of the day.

Join The Museum of Interesting Things, a traveling interactive exhibition of antiques and inventions inspiring innovation and creativity as we explore the history of the Magic Lantern. With Adventure Club Denny Daniel, Founder of The Museum of Interesting Things, our unique experience inside a secret loft in SoHo will include: