|Plan Your Visit|
|Research and Collections|
|History in the Making|
Beginning February 16, 2013
Tuesday through Sunday
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Monday & Holidays
Closed: Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, New Years Eve Day, New Years Day
(Beginning February 16, 2013)
Children (5-17) $3.50
Seniors (65+) and Students w/ID $5.50
Under 5 Free
(2 adults & their minor children)
The History Museum gathers, interprets, and disseminates information related to the life and career of Harry Houdini who claimed Appleton, Wisconsin as his home-town. The A.K.A. Houdini exhibit lets you experience some of Harry Houdini's tricks of the trade through hands-on activities. It is great fun for the whole family!
Many researchers have used the artifacts and archives at the museum, including the Discovery Channel, the Arts and Entertainment Network, the BBC, Wisconsin Public Television, and the Learning Channel. Since it opened in 1989, the exhibit has welcomed visitors from all 50 of the United States, and from over 35 foreign countries.
Experience some of Harry Houdini's tricks of the trade through hands-on activities at the AKA HOUDINI Virtual Exhibit. See why the world renowned magician called Appleton his hometown.
Picture courtesy of The Post Crescent.