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Pasadena, California

Egyptian Hall Museum

A guided visit through the oldest private magic museum in America.

Egyptian Hall Museum takes its name from the historic magic theater Egyptian Hall in London, a building influenced by Egyptian architecture. This private collection was started in 1895 in Kenton, Ohio and today resides in a craftsman style house built in 1906 in Pasadena's Prospect Park—the private home of professional magicians Mike Caveney and Tina Lenert. The library contains books dating to the 1500s, magic apparatus from many of the great names from the Golden Age of Magic, and one of the world's finest collections of magician's posters.

World-renowned performer, author, and historian Mike Caveney will open the doors to his fascinating private collection and guide us through the museum's history (a quick peek into the 121 years of it), unusual books, magazines, posters, and a number of important stage illusions present in his collection.

Inquisitive minds and questions throughout the evening are highly encouraged!

Notes for this adventure:

Exact meet-up location will be emailed to attendees prior to event.

Street parking is available, please read signs carefully and park at your own discretion.

Advance ticket sales only. All sales are final.