Demonstrating The Evolution of the Idea...and Beyond!

The Museum of Interesting Things
is a traveling interactive demonstration/exhibition of antiques and inventions
inspiring innovation and creativity - learning from the past to create a better future.

A Traveling Show! We can do your next Event or Private Shows - at our location or yours!
Call or e-mail for details


Schools, hospitals, universities, galleries, parties, libraries, anywhere with a room and people, we'll bring things!

We are a traveling show -Like a circus...just no elephants

 

Mayor Bloomberg checks out a Mini Cylinder Phonograph from 1905
from The Museum of Interesting Things with Denny.
We forgot the Horn and used a Museum brochure as a substitue.
Looked funny, worked fine!

We also have a workshop
for Conventions & Conferences
for Educators and Administrators
click to view a clip call us to book

Cy Curnin of the band The Fixx Testimonial
"Saved by Zero" "Red Skies"

Leon Redbone Testimonial

Joe Franklin plays with antiques!

Brad Meltzer of History Channel's Decoded
opens a cool box! Click pic for video:


Brad plays a cylinder phonograph

Adam Savage of Mythbusters opens a Magic Lantern

Anderson Cooper with our Mighty Tiny LP player, the world's smallest LP player


Mike Peters of the band The Alarm Testimonial
"I Love the Rain in the Summertime" "68 Guns"

Cy Curnin of the band The Fixx Opens a box

Joey Ramone's brother Mickey Leigh has a new book and band
I saw him at the WLIR anniversary where he posed with our
newest item, an early pocket phonograph!

 


Check out the video Maker Faire made for us!
It is way cool and shows some new unseen items!
click here

Check Out Our Cameo on the History Channel's Pawn Stars
which aired recently, Our episode is called "Spare the Rodman"

Check Out Our Cameo on the Science Channel which aired recently
on the Show Oddities, Our episode is called THE POWER OF A GREY SKULL


 


Some of my favorite Radio Station DJ's Mailbu Sue, Larry the Duck & Rosie Pisani of WLIR
at the Anniversary party shooting for a documentary on WLIR look out for it!
click image to watch a video of the kind words they said about the Museum
click here for a pic

 

 

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
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Funky Space TV's
& 1st Portable Computer


Desiree & conch hearing aid!


Kids & Gabrielle


Julie, Can you hear me Now!




Kids enjoy cool stuff!


Kids communicate with computer


Intrepid Hoist

Desiree & speaking tube
from Obscura

Liberty Science Center
Harold demos Liquid Nitrogen




Our stuff Hoisted down

Jenkinson Aquarium Penguin
winters in NY

 

 

 

LinkEd at New York University

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Drew shows kids the Telegraph


TMIT & parents & kids


James shows off Brick Cell phone


Story Pirates have fun



Tap Dancers





Rachel treats us well :)

 

 

 

 

St. Peter's Lutheran School

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Kalliope Music Player


The Edison Cylinder Demo


Class wants more!


Edison Too Loud for you?



Hearing Aid


Kids, Can you hear me now?


Mr Frankie can you hear me Now!

Steam Engine Demo

Cell Phone?




Mr. Frankie

Wood Box Telephone Demo


Wanna trade Cellphones?



 

 

 

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
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The Edison Cylinder Record

The Edison Cylinder Demo

Engine moves boy


My Engine & Intrepid's



Foghorn & Kids


More Kids, More Foghorn!


Stereo Stereo Viewer


Kids Enjoy & Stereo Viewer

Pick Me!


Roller Coaster


She sells hearing aids
By the sea shore

Denny & Stereoscope


Telegraph

I said...Telegraph

Telephone

Tesla, Boo!

 

 

Immaculate Conception Camp July 2010

We would like to thank
New York Councilman Peter Vallone Jr.

For his participation in our exhibition
And his wonderful support of the school & camp

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Immaculate Conception Camp video

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The kids all used 1800's kodak!

Councilman Peter Vallone Jr.
shoots Denny
Councilman Peter Vallone Jr.
decides he'd better scoot now

A cell phone



Kids master a wood Telephone


How do you quiet a victrola?

I have the answer...

Sew...What?

Councilman Peter Vallone Jr.
1 Love

Councilman Peter Vallone Jr.1
& Kid 1


All's well...

Kids touch 300 yr old bible scroll


TV magnifier, this could be BIG


Easy like Butter...Churn
Alexis loses a quarter
for 1800's scale demo

Tribune photag & Peter

 

 

 

 

 

National Night Out Against Crime - 9th Precinct, NYC
click to watch VIDEO

Police 9th Precinct NYC

Thank You WEBSTER HALL NYC for Sponsoring
The Museum of Interesting Things at this event!!!

 

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Family hears Edison Phonograph
Senator C. Schumer & Denny
1890's Camera


Microscope Kids


Cooties!

Girl & Victrola Phonograph

Questions anyone

Museum Table

Kids, are your eyes closed?

Can You Hear Me Now


Our Fearless Leader

NYS Senator D. Squadron

 

 

 

The Solomon Schechter School of Queens NYC
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Touching Printers Plate
Touching Printers Plate
Turning Butter Churn


Touching Edison Cylinder LP


Touching Edison Cylinder LP

Answer the Telephone

Can you hear me now!

Touching Genesis Bible Scroll

Touching Genesis Bible Scroll

Demo Phonograph

Touching Edison Cylinder LP

Kids Press Camera Shutter

 

 

Hillel Day Camp
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Hillel Day Camp
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Touching Edison Cylinder LP
Edison Phonograph
Extending Telephone


Touching Glass Negative


Conch Hearing Aid

Telegraph

Touching 1880's Camera

Touching Rollercoaster

Put a Sock in it

Demo Steam Engine

Demo Stethoscope

Demo Telephone

 

 

 

 

 

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