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From Governors Island official calendar: Civil War Weekend 2017
Aug 12, 2017 – Aug 13
10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Governors Island National Monument
Presented by the National Park ServiceMeet Union soldiers in the Soldier’s camp, watch musket and artillery firing demonstrations, and listen to Civil War music performances!

Artillery Demonstration and Small Arms Demonstration
Watch us fire a real 1860s-era cannon and demonstrate a variety of muskets soldiers would have used during that time period.

Getting There
5 Minutes from Soissons Landing 10 Minutes from Yankee Pier
3 Minutes from Soissons Landing 5 Minutes from Yankee Pier

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Here we have an e-mail with details about Denny Daniels’ Secret Speakeasy party Sunday Night 7/27. The theme of this particular party will be toys, primarily of the wind-up variety. As always, a $10 admission fee is charged to help with the support of the Museum of Interesting Things, which lacks a permanent physical home.

Hi hi!

This has been a nutty month! Summer has been super hot and we got some great new things and fun shows!

– The next Secret Speakeasy is one of one of the favs, The Windup Circus – The History of Toys and we will have some great guest speakers too.

With 16mm short films, interesting antiques, Vinyl LPs, refreshments and demonstrations.
Below are more details.

– If you would like to book the Museum for a school, event or camp email or call. We have some great themes listed below like Eureka & the 16mm Sing-A-Long,  Dennydanielx@gmail.com 212 274 8757

– We are back at Coney Island! Yay!  The Museum will debut the 3D VHS festival there Sat Aug 1 at 8:30pm. Details below and the website.

– There is also a sweet article from DailyOffBeat for the Coney Show:

– There is also info below on booking the museum and details of some of the themed shows/exhibitions we do like Eureka! The History of Invention. the 16mm Sing-A-Long, The Civil War/Prohibition/Suffragette exhibition, The history of Photography show, The Windup circus, Edison/Tesla exhibition and our history of voting exhibition. And of course the doomsday show on the Cold War and Space Race.

More details for everything below  🙂

Do not forget the new acquisitions also below for you to see.

Hope to catch ya sooooon!
Find the Museum on Facebook too, I place new items up there all the time.


212 274 8757


Windup Circus Secret Speakeasy – The Museum of Interesting Things

Sun July 26th 6pm-11pm

The Museum of Interesting Things
takes over a Soho loft for a special
Circus/Windup toy themed party for the Museum.
16mm short movie fest & party!
Drinks, music, food & beautiful visuals!

In the spirit of a true Speakeasy
Anything can change so…
Please check this website before leaving.


We have Special Guest Speakers too this time

Tom the head of SeriousToyz auction house will speak and show things!

Paul of Mattel / Fisher-Price will also talk and show their new toy

The Thomas & Friends™/DC Super Friends™ MINIS engines

and there may be more so check the website!

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Yes, the rumors are true, we are shooting part of
a pilot for a possible show at the gig. smile 😉

This is kind of a green energy thing too ya know!

All eras of history some over 100 years old!
See Old 16mm circus, animations, vaudville and more

The Museum has a show featuring
Original Rare short 16mm films from the
1940’s, 1950’s and 1960’s

We’ll even show Dr Seuss!

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