The Stoogeum

The Stoogeum The Stoogeum is the world's first and only museum of Three Stooges memorabilia.
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The Stoogeum's has a collection containing close to 100,000 pieces of Stoogeabilia, the Stoogeum (rhymes with museum) offers fans a chance to view a vast array of artifacts which celebrate the legacy of this legendary comedy team. The 10,000 square-foot, 3-story building houses anything and everything Stooge. Artifacts from 1918 to the present are on exhibit, including several interactive displays. The Stoogeum also contains a research library, a 16MM film storage vault and an 85-seat theater used for film screenings, lectures and special presentations. The Stoogeum is also the headquarters of the Three Stooges Fan Club, one of the nation's oldest and largest fan clubs with 2,000 members world-wide. An annual meeting of the fan club brings together Stooges relatives,supporting actors, impersonators and fans with the Stoogeum at the hub of the event. The Stoogeum is open every Thursday (except holidays) from 10am to 3pm. We will also be open by appointment. To inquire about visiting by appointment, please e-mail [email protected]. To cover operating costs, the Stoogeum will also be charging admission as follows: Adults...$10 Students...$8 Seniors...$8 Children under 12...FREE The Three Stooges™ characters, names, and all related indicia are trademarks of C3 Entertainment, Inc. The Stoogeum is in no way affiliated with C3 Entertainment, Inc.

On this day in Stooge history...Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga, a Universal feature film, was released in theaters on ...
01/17/2019

On this day in Stooge history...

Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga, a Universal feature film, was released in theaters on January 17, 1941. The film was in production over 20 days from December 6 through December 31, 1940. Shemp appears in this film as a partner of one of the conmen, "Gabby."

The Stoogeum is open TODAY from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required!

Programming note: The Stoogeum will be closed throughout the month of February 2019 while we make improvements to the building. Appointments will not be available and there will not be open houses during this time.

Questions?
Call 267-468-0810 or email [email protected]

On this day in Stooge history...Beer Barrel Polecats was released in theaters on January 10, 1946. This short, the 88th ...
01/10/2019

On this day in Stooge history...

Beer Barrel Polecats was released in theaters on January 10, 1946. This short, the 88th Three Stooges comedy, features Moe, Larry and Curly as failed bootleggers. (Prohibition was repealed in the United States 13 years before the release of Beer Barrel Polecats.)

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
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On this day in Stooge history...Maxene Andrews, one third of the Andrews Sisters, would be celebrating a birthday today....
01/03/2019

On this day in Stooge history...

Maxene Andrews, one third of the Andrews Sisters, would be celebrating a birthday today. The Andrews Sisters appeared in six films with Shemp Howard between 1941 and 1944. From the Stoogeum's photography collection (right): a detail from How's About It (1943) production still.

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
Call 267-468-0810 or email [email protected].

Happy New Year!The Stoogeum is closed and unavailable for appointments today. Have a safe and happy holiday!
01/01/2019

Happy New Year!

The Stoogeum is closed and unavailable for appointments today.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

On this day in Stooge history...Shemp Howard appeared in the 1946 Republic feature film One Exciting Week. The feature w...
12/28/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Shemp Howard appeared in the 1946 Republic feature film One Exciting Week. The feature was in production from December 8 through December 29, 1945.

BONUS OPEN HOUSE!!!
The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

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On this day in Stooge history...Slippery Silks was released in theaters on December 27, 1936. In this short, Moe, Larry ...
12/27/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Slippery Silks was released in theaters on December 27, 1936. In this short, Moe, Larry and Curly play failed carpenters who inherit a dress shop!

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
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Today we celebrate Emil Sitka's 104th birthday!From the Stoogeum's photography collection: An Ache in Every Stake (1941)...
12/22/2018

Today we celebrate Emil Sitka's 104th birthday!

From the Stoogeum's photography collection: An Ache in Every Stake (1941); a production still from The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962); Listen, Judge (1952)

Happy Birthday, Emil!

UPDATE - The mistakes from the original post have been corrected. I hope that everyone enjoyed their holiday!

On this day in Stooge history...Restless Knights, the 6th Three Stooges two-reel comedy, was in production from December...
12/20/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Restless Knights, the 6th Three Stooges two-reel comedy, was in production from December 19 through December 22, 1934. In this short, Moe, Larry and Curly try to protect a Queen after they learn they are of noble birth.

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
Call 267-468-0810 or email [email protected].

Looking for a holiday gift for the Stooge fan in your life? Visit stoogeum.com for more information about purchasing admissions vouchers and the Stoogeum's online store.

We're here all week for all of your Stooge related gift giving needs!
12/17/2018

We're here all week for all of your Stooge related gift giving needs!

On this day in Stooge history...Saved By The Belle was shot from December 12 to December 15, 1938. Moe, Larry and Curly ...
12/13/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Saved By The Belle was shot from December 12 to December 15, 1938. Moe, Larry and Curly are fur salesmen who are mistaken for spies in this short.

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
Call 267-468-0810 or email [email protected].

Looking for a holiday gift for the Stooge fan in your life? Visit stoogeum.com for more information about purchasing admissions vouchers and the Stoogeum's online store.

On this day in Stooge history...Pest Man Wins, the 136th Three Stooges comedy featuring Moe, Larry and Shemp, was releas...
12/06/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Pest Man Wins, the 136th Three Stooges comedy featuring Moe, Larry and Shemp, was released in theaters on December 6, 1951.

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required!

Questions?
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Happy Holidays!If you want more information about the museum's holiday availability or important dates to remember for t...
12/03/2018

Happy Holidays!

If you want more information about the museum's holiday availability or important dates to remember for the gift giving season, send an email to [email protected] to be added to our mailing list!

Remember to check out stoogeum.com/visit (scroll all the way down) for the Stoogeum's public calendar that has up-to-the-minute updates to our schedule.

Questions? Call 267-468-0810 or email [email protected].

On this day in Stooge history...Love is a Headache started production on November 29, 1937. Ted Healy is featured as Gla...
11/29/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Love is a Headache started production on November 29, 1937. Ted Healy is featured as Gladys George's character's publicist in the MGM film.

The Stoogeum is open today, no reservations necessary!

Questions?
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Happy Thanksgiving!
11/22/2018

Happy Thanksgiving!

🦃 Stoogeum Service Advisory! 🦃The Stoogeum will be closed and unavailable for appointments on Wednesday November 2...
11/16/2018

🦃 Stoogeum Service Advisory! 🦃

The Stoogeum will be closed and unavailable for appointments on Wednesday November 21, Thursday November 22, and Friday November 23, 2018. There will be no open house on Thanksgiving day.

The Stoogeum has weekday appointments available on Monday November 19 and Tuesday November 20, 2018. Time slots are available in the morning and in the afternoon. Keep in mind that weekday appointments are scheduled in two hour blocks! If you are interested, give us a call 267-468-0810 or email [email protected]!

11/15/2018

Snow!

On this day in Stooges history...Cookoo Cavaliers, starring Moe, Larry & Curly as newly minted beauty salon owners, was ...
11/15/2018

On this day in Stooges history...

Cookoo Cavaliers, starring Moe, Larry & Curly as newly minted beauty salon owners, was released in theaters on November 15, 1940.

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
Call 267-468-0810 or email [email protected].

On this day in Stooge history...Commotion on the Ocean, the 174th Three Stooges comedy, was released in theaters on Nove...
11/08/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Commotion on the Ocean, the 174th Three Stooges comedy, was released in theaters on November 8, 1956. As Shemp had passed away, supporting actor Joe Palma doubled as the third Stooges for this short (and three others).

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required!

Questions?
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On this day in Stooge history...We Want Our Mummy, the 37th Three Stooges comedy, was in production for four days, start...
11/01/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

We Want Our Mummy, the 37th Three Stooges comedy, was in production for four days, starting on November 1 and ending on November 4, 1938.

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
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10/31/2018
On this day in Stooge history...Flat Foot Stooges, a Columbia two reeler comedy starring Moe Larry & Curly, was in produ...
10/25/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Flat Foot Stooges, a Columbia two reeler comedy starring Moe Larry & Curly, was in production from October 25-28, 1938. The short was released in theaters on November 25, 1938! It was the first short that used "Three Blind Mice" as the Stooges' theme song.

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required!

Questions?
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Today we celebrate Curly Howard's 115th birthday!From the Stoogeum's photography collection: An Ache in Every Stake (194...
10/22/2018

Today we celebrate Curly Howard's 115th birthday!

From the Stoogeum's photography collection: An Ache in Every Stake (1941); a production still from Three Troubledoers (1946); Listen, Judge (1952)

Happy Birthday, Curly!

Archives Month Philly
10/19/2018
Archives Month Philly

Archives Month Philly

Wednesday, October 24th, short films from The Stoogeum, Penn Museum, Science History Institute, Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Catholic Historical Research Center of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Chubb Insurance Archives, and Drexel University Archives are ready for their moment on the silver screen! Join us at PhilaMOCA for our final centerpiece event of 2018, It Came from the Archives: Short Film Showcase; Free admission, 7:00-9:00 pm. #ArchivesPHL

On this day in Stooge history...Moe, Larry and Curly appeared on the soap opera Today's Children to promote the Pillsbur...
10/18/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Moe, Larry and Curly appeared on the soap opera Today's Children to promote the Pillsbury 3 Stooges Moving Picture Machine. Check out the Pillsbury Farina Grocer's Campaign display at the Stoogeum!

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
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On this day in Stooge history...It's in the Air, the MGM feature film starring Ted Healy and Jack Benny, was released in...
10/11/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

It's in the Air, the MGM feature film starring Ted Healy and Jack Benny, was released in theaters on October 11, 1935.

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
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Want to find the Stoogeum during Archives Month Philly? Visit stoogeum.com/news to see where we'll be!

We're sold out!If space becomes available, we will make an announcement via Facebook!Thank you!!! We're so excited!
10/10/2018
Archives Month Philly

We're sold out!

If space becomes available, we will make an announcement via Facebook!

Thank you!!! We're so excited!

Monday, October 15th, discover what secrets and hidden gems lie behind the doors of The Stoogeum, the Philly-area's own museum of "Three Stooges" memorabilia. Event runs from 6:00-8:30 pm; RSVP info: https://stoogeum.com/events. #ArchivesPHL

😀 Three Stooges to the Wind 😀Free Library of PhiladelphiaWednesday October 10, 2018 6pm-8pmSay hi!
10/08/2018

😀 Three Stooges to the Wind 😀
Free Library of Philadelphia
Wednesday October 10, 2018
6pm-8pm
Say hi!

Wednesday, October 10th, get your drink on with our first centerpiece event of the season, Drinks in the Archives, co-hosted with the Free Library of Philadelphia and Free Library of Philadelphia Culinary Literacy Center. Learn about drinks in archival collections in the area, and enjoy some tasty re-creations! Participating institutions include The Barnes Foundation, Hagley Museum and Library, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and Shane Confectionery & Franklin Fountain. For more info: https://bit.ly/2Rj5tSo (Image courtesy of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania; see if you can read it!). #ArchivesPHL

Today we celebrate Larry Fine's 116th birthday!From the Stoogeum's photography collection: An Ache in Every Stake (1941)...
10/05/2018

Today we celebrate Larry Fine's 116th birthday!

From the Stoogeum's photography collection: An Ache in Every Stake (1941); a production still from Snow White and the Three Stooges (1961); Listen, Judge (1952)

Happy Birthday, Larry!

On this day in Stooge history...Where the Pest Begins was released in theaters on October 4, 1944. This two-reeler comed...
10/04/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Where the Pest Begins was released in theaters on October 4, 1944. This two-reeler comedy featured Shemp as a neighborly nuisance to Tom Kennedy.

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
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Visit stoogeum.com/news for more information about where to find us during Archives Month Philly!

Today we celebrate Ted Healy's 122nd birthday!From the Stoogeum's photography collection: An Ache in Every Stake (1941);...
10/01/2018

Today we celebrate Ted Healy's 122nd birthday!

From the Stoogeum's photography collection: An Ache in Every Stake (1941); a studio portrait of Ted Heaaly (1920s, late); Listen, Judge (1952)

Happy Birthday, Ted!

On this day in Stooge history...Production started on Booby Dupes, the 84th Three Stooges comedy at Columbia, on Septemb...
09/27/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Production started on Booby Dupes, the 84th Three Stooges comedy at Columbia, on September 27, 1944. The short was released in theaters in March 1945.

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
Call 267-468-0810 or email [email protected].

Visit stoogeum.com/news for more information about where to find the Stoogeum during Archives Month Philly!

On this day in Stooge history...Location filming for Kook's Tour took place over 23 days between September 8 and Decembe...
09/20/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Location filming for Kook's Tour took place over 23 days between September 8 and December 17, 1969. It would be the last Three Stooges film.

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
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Vulture
09/17/2018
Vulture

Vulture

A look back on the cameo-packed 1966 comedy "Don’t Worry, We’ll Think of a Title."

It's here! Lower Gwynedd Pike Fest is here!Stop by the Stoogeum's booth on the Pike and say hi!We'll be here from 10am t...
09/15/2018

It's here! Lower Gwynedd Pike Fest is here!

Stop by the Stoogeum's booth on the Pike and say hi!

We'll be here from 10am to 4pm!

(Please note that the Stoogeum WILL NOT BE OPEN during Pike Fest.)

Mark your calendars! Archives Month Philly is right around the corner!
09/13/2018
Drinks in the Archives – October 10, 2018

Mark your calendars!
Archives Month Philly is right around the corner!

Join us for an evening filled with fancy menus, the history of brewing and wine making, and non-alcoholic botanicals and teas – all based on drinks in the archives!

Around Ambler
09/13/2018
Around Ambler

Around Ambler

The weather is looking good for Pike Fest this Saturday! All you need to know can be found here...
Lower Gwynedd Pike Fest - 2018 Lower Gwynedd Township

On this day in Stooge history...Moe, Larry and Curly performed at the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee, WI from September ...
09/13/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Moe, Larry and Curly performed at the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee, WI from September 10-16, 1943.

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required!

Curious about The Stoogeum? Stop by our booth at Lower Gwynedd Pike Fest on Saturday September 15, 2018!

Questions?
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The Stoogeum is so excited to be a part of Lower Gwynedd Pike Fest this year. We'll be on the Pike this Saturday Septemb...
09/11/2018

The Stoogeum is so excited to be a part of Lower Gwynedd Pike Fest this year. We'll be on the Pike this Saturday September 15, 2018 from 10am to 4pm.

On this day in Stooge history...Pleased to Mitt You, a Glove Slingers comedy short featuring Shemp Howard, was released ...
09/06/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Pleased to Mitt You, a Glove Slingers comedy short featuring Shemp Howard, was released in theaters on September 6, 1940.

The Stoogeum is open TODAY from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
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You can stop by the Stoogeum's booth at Lower Gwynedd Pike Fest on Saturday September 15, 2018 to learn more about the museum's collection!

On this day in Stooge history...If a Body Meets a Body, the 86th Three Stooges comedy at Columbia starring Moe, Larry an...
08/30/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

If a Body Meets a Body, the 86th Three Stooges comedy at Columbia starring Moe, Larry and Curly, premiered on August 30, 1945. This short has a similar plot to 1930's The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case which also features supporting actor Fred Kelsey in the role of the detective. Visit threestooges.net for more trivia about your favorite Stooges movies!

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
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We're excited to be on the Pike for this year's Lower Gwynedd Pike Fest! 😎
08/27/2018

We're excited to be on the Pike for this year's Lower Gwynedd Pike Fest! 😎

Coming SOON!!!!

On this day in Stooge history…A Peach of a Pair, a Vitaphone comedy starring Shemp Howard and Daphne Pollard, finished...
08/23/2018

On this day in Stooge history…

A Peach of a Pair, a Vitaphone comedy starring Shemp Howard and Daphne Pollard, finished production on August 23, 1934. The Big “V” Comedy was filmed at Vitaphone Studios in Brooklyn, NY. In this short, Howard and Pollard are out of work performers who fall into jobs that match their surnames—Butler and Cook.

The Stoogeum is open today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
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On this day in Stooge history...Joe DeRita's first Columbia short, Slappily Married, was in production from August 13 to...
08/16/2018

On this day in Stooge history...

Joe DeRita's first Columbia short, Slappily Married, was in production from August 13 to August 16, 1946. The short was a remake of Andy Clyde's A Maid Made Mad (1943).

The Stoogeum is OPEN today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required!

Questions?
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On this day in Stooge history…Supporting actor Nat Pendleton was born on this day August 9, 1895 in Davenport, IA. Fro...
08/09/2018

On this day in Stooge history…

Supporting actor Nat Pendleton was born on this day August 9, 1895 in Davenport, IA.

From the Stoogeum’s collection (clockwise at left): Pendleton in Death on the Diamond (1934); a handbill from Penn Theater in Philadelphia promoting Fugitive Lovers (1934) and a detail from a production still featuring Curly with Pendleton; a newspaper ad promoting a radio program “Weary & Willy” featuring Ted Healy and Nat Pendleton (via threestooges.net); a publicity still featuring Pendleton and Healy from Reckless (1935).

The Stoogeum is OPEN today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
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On this day in Stooge history…Composer Milton S. Rosen was born on this day August 2, 1906 in Yonkers, NY. He composed...
08/02/2018

On this day in Stooge history…

Composer Milton S. Rosen was born on this day August 2, 1906 in Yonkers, NY. He composed original music for five of Shemp Howard’s solo films between 1941 and 1943 at Universal: Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga (1941); Too Many Blondes (1941); Hold That Ghost (1942); and Crazy House (1943).

From the Stoogeum's collection (center): detail from a publicity photograph to promote Crazy House

The Stoogeum is OPEN today from 10am to 3pm, no reservations required.

Questions?
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904 Sheble Ln
Ambler, PA
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Thursday 10:00 - 15:00

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