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New Addition to Collection – Houdini’s Escape Coffin 1907

Houdini’s Original 1907 ESCAPE COFFIN On Jan. 14, 1907, Houdini answered a challenge from the Boston Athletic Association, which runs the Boston Marathon, to escape from the coffin while manacled during an exhibition in the BBA’s headquarters on Exeter Street. It took Houdini just 66 minutes to get out of the elaborate case which had been – get this – nailed shut with 6-inch nails! »

Houdini Museum On ABC World News Now

Houdini Museum On ABC World News Now

Penn Jillette was recently interviewed about his new book in our very own Houdini Museum! See the interview and watch the video HERE. »

Fox and Friends News Segment

Fox and Friends News Segment

Roger Dreyer, the curator of the Houdini Museum of New York with news anchors of Fox and Friends weekend edition and escape artist Thomas Solomon.  The museum was featured on a news segment on Sunday, November 25th, 2012. News Segment http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/fox-friends-weekend/index.html#/v/1988228794001/modern-day-houdini/?playlist_id=163197 After the Show http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/fo... »

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