The Houdini Museum and Magic Show was Awarded
"The Top Attraction and Best Magic Show in the Poconos".

We are open for the 2023 season! Make reservations for MUSEUM TOUR AND MAGIC SHOW OR PRIVATE BIRTHDAY PARTY!call ANY DAY 9:00 AM TO 9:00 PM 570 342-5555, 570 383-1821

On your next trip to the Poconos make sure you visit the Houdini Museum and enjoy the tour, historical film clips and magic show. Your Magical Experience begins with a short video of rare film footage of HOUDINI. A lighthearted guided tour through the incredible Houdini collection. Then back into the Magic Theater for the amazing magic show, featuring beautiful doves, two adorable ducks, a rabbit, lots of laughs and audience participation. The finale features an audience member floating in the air. Standing ovation every time! Wholesome fun for all ages.

Here are a few recent reviews about the Houdini Museum and Magic Show

NEW YORK TIMES - "High quality entertainment."
USA ROAD TRIP - "Top 10 Greatest Destinations."
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - "top-notch" "amazing."
TRAVEL CHANNEL - "must-see" "wonderful show by famous magicians.
Lots of laughs-live animals & audience participation-for all ages"
ROAD TRIP AMERICA - "first-rate magic show" "a spellbound audience"
BEST-THINGS-PENSYLVANIA - "Fun, wonderful major happening." "Amazing, exciting. Family friendly."
"World's Only Building devoted to Houdini. Can be seen no where else."
THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN SCRANTON - "Magic Royalty" "legendary""be prepared to be amazed" "2 12 hour tour/show"
PENNSYLVANIA DAY TRIPS - "one of the most unique museums & attractions in the world.Great family fun. The show includes two of the best, nationally known magicians,
Dorothy Dietrich and Dick Brookz" The museum tour and show are 2 1/2 hours or more.

Admission Information

Reserved seating available. Buy tickets in advance.BOOK EARLY,TICKETS GO FAST!!!
Ticket pricing for the 2 1/2 hour museum tour, film clips & magic show;
Adult Front Row VIP Ticketed Seats $49.95,
Regular Ticketed Seats $39.95, Children 4-11 Tickets $29.95.

Full price tickets are at the door when available.
This event is too long for children under 4. To keep the experience happy & fun for all,
they are not permitted.
Tickets are cancelable within 24 hours of purchase. They can be used any date after that seats are available.
Kids love to celebrate their birthday at the Houdini Museum at their own
special peronalized magical birthday party

We specialize in private birthday parties OF all types & fun filled company events.


Our Complete Party Package is all inclusive with live animals, treats games and award winning nationally known magicians and a special stage magic show with the birthday children included. A great party place facility.
All parties are private and for your group.
Only the people in your party are allowed in to our building.
Upon arrival the birthday boy or girl's name is shown in neon lights on our outside theater marquee
It's their special day so the birthday person sits in their own jewel studded "throne" that makes them prince or princess for the day.

Be a guest at your party.Each Magical birthday party includes:

Printed invitations if needed.
Our hostess runs the fabulous party.
3 hours of fun, games, party food, pizza and drinks  and a magic show including live animals.
A tour of the Houdini museum
All party amenities, food prizes and age appropriate wholesome entertainment
A magic show by nationally know magicians centered around the birthday boy or girl with live animals and lots of audience participation
Pizza ,drinks all paper goods
We set up and clean up. You are a guest at the party.
Our magic shows are presented by nationally award winning magicians with over 40 years experience.
We have run thousands of parties for children from 4 years old to 80.
Many families like to bring there own special cake for the candle blowing ceremony.


15 people or less 3 hour party all inclusive $450
Each additional person is $29.95
Add 6% for sales tax
18% to 20% gratuity is standard.

We accept all credit cards. creditcardlogos

Our Phone Numbers

Call (570) 342-5555 or (570) 383-1821.

We answer phone calls every day of the year from 9:00AM to 9:00PM, except during shows & private parties. We will return your phone call within 24 hours.

Our Address is

Houdini Museum and Theater
1433 N. Main AVE (NOT Main St),
Scranton, PA 18508


Take I-81 to Exit 190 the Main Ave. Exit go LEFT onto Main Ave. exactly 2 miles to 1433 N. Main Ave.(Not Main St. ) Scranton, PA Free Parking. Enter front or back.

Directions To 81
From the East (NY, NJ, Stroudsburg, etc. 80W to 380N to 81N
From the North East. 84 W to 380 N to 81 N.
From the West (Pittsburgh. 80W to 81N.
From the South (Philia, etc) Tpk Extension 476N to Pittston exit to 81 N.
From Allentown, etc. 33N to 80W to 380N to 81N

This year Dorothy Dietrich and Dick Brookz, our two magicians, won
The Society of American Magicians most prestigious award

"The Magicians of the Year!"


We hope to see you soon.

Top Attraction

In 2022 the Houdini Museum was Voted #1 attraction in the Poconos