Upcoming Events


The Museum of Interesting Things

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Mon Mar 2 2015, 7:00 pm

EUREKA! The History of Invention.

With Denny Daniel of the Museum of Interesting Things.

Exploring the industrial revolution and mechanical era, with interactive demonstrations of such items as the steam engine, Thomas Edison cylinder phonograph, windup toys, mechanical door bells and mechanical/gear based household items such as butter churns and apple peelers.

The Museum of Interesting Things is a traveling interactive demonstration/exhibition of antiques and inventions that goes to schools and events and inspires kids and adults to be curious and to tinker. Learning from the past to create an inventive future.

Fee: Free GAHS members, $5 to the public

These programs are supported by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

Additional support provided by the membership of the Greater Astoria Historical Society.