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Houdini Museum to be Featured on The Travel Channel and The History Channel.

The Travel Channel's Mysteries At The Museum will air a story from Scranton's Houdini Museum about one of Houdini's most controversial escapes on Thursday December 1, 2011, at 11:00 PM and on Friday, December 2, 2011, at 2:00 AM. Following that The History Channel's Brad Meltzer's Decoded! will show a segment with Houdini Museum magicians and experts Dorothy Dietrich and Dick Brookz about Houdini's unusual death that will air on January 4, 2012.

The Travel Channel calls its segment, Keys to Houdini's Secrets. It features Dorothy Dietrich, celebrity magician and escape artist, who is a director of Scranton's Houdini Museum.
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The History Channel story tells of the mysteries of Houdini's death and some never before revealed secrets about what happened in Houdini's dressing room when he was punched in the stomach that led to his untimely death.

Yet a third television story from the Houdini Museum was shown Friday, November 11 at 9 PM throughout Canada on "Deals From The Dark Side" that is expected to air in the United States shortly. ( Deals From the Dark Side... "stops in Scranton, PA, to meet with a crew of Houdini experts and the honor of placing a new bust on Houdini’s grave in New York"

Houdini continues to enchant the public's imagination with at least three Hollywood films being produced at this time about parts of his life, several Houdini related books just being published, and well a world wide New York Times half page news story, October 24, 2011, about Houdini's grave site being restored secretly by what has come to be called The Houdini Commandos from Scranton's Houdini Museum.
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The Houdini Museum is the only building in the world dedicated to Houdini. It has the largest permanent display to the general public anywhere, of artifacts, historical displays and information on Houdini. So many tourists have come to the City of Scranton that Mayor Doherty and the OECD has awarded an $30,000 matching facade grant to Scranton's Houdini Museum.
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This is a much needed grant to dress up the exterior of the building. The museum has gotten rave reviews all over the world. Now they must the matching $30,000. The Houdini Museum is a 501 C-3 non profit museum so contributions are tax deductible. Contact the museum for further information.

New this past year the only continuous traveling Houdini exhibit in the world.
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We continue to do all good things Houdini. Please whereever you are contact us to join our Houdini Commandos. It is our mission to keep the Houdini grave in good shape that has been ignored by the many of those who should care and have the resources to have it kept well. We are now expanding our mission to sites all over the world that are in disrepair or need help. If you know of any, please let us know.

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Houdini Museum Tour & Magic Show.
Only building in the world dedicated to Houdini.
Scranton, Pa (570) 342-5555
"The truth shall make you free, but first it will make you angry." -Robert Ingersoll-Atheist (on the mind of Houdini when he died.)

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