The Museum of Interesting Things

The Museum of Interesting Things Demonstrating The Evolution of the Idea & Beyond! Museum of Interesting Things is a traveling interactive demonstration/exhibition of antiques & inventions inspiring innovation & creativity.

Learning from the past to create a better future. Visit by Appt The Museum of Interesting Things is a traveling interactive demonstration/exhibition of antiques and inventions inspiring innovation and creativity - learning from the past to create a better future. Our demonstrations are hands on. We let people touch some items and truly experience what life was like many years ago. We bring items t

Learning from the past to create a better future. Visit by Appt The Museum of Interesting Things is a traveling interactive demonstration/exhibition of antiques and inventions inspiring innovation and creativity - learning from the past to create a better future. Our demonstrations are hands on. We let people touch some items and truly experience what life was like many years ago. We bring items t

The Museum of Interesting ThingsAnnouncesComedy Comes to the Secret SpeakEasy!The Museum of Interesting Things wanted to...
08/07/2021
Comedy Secret Speakeasy Sun Aug 8th 5:15pm - 6:45pm

The Museum of Interesting Things
Announces

Comedy Comes to the Secret SpeakEasy!

The Museum of Interesting Things wanted to bring more laughter to our audience so we are teaming with Comedy Therapy to bring LIVE comedy to our shows.

Starting 5:30 on select dates we will present 2 or more wonderful comics before our themed shows.

This will be a summer of LAUGHTER!

On Sun Aug 8th 5:15pm - 6:45, we present:

JohnG and Friends

Sunday Aug 8th, 2021 at 5:15pm - 6:45pm

$20 Admission includes
Admission to Secret Speakeasy afterwards from 7pm - 9pm

In the spirit of a true Speakeasy
Anything can change so...Please check this website before leaving.
or
http://www.secretspeakeasy.com/comedy080821.html

The Museum of Interesting Things
Secret Speakeasy at

The Lofts at Prince Street 177 Prince Str 3rd flr
Between Thompson & Sullivan street
in Soho NYC 212 274 8757

$20 to help the Museum
& your comedians! :)

Space is limited so you should get advance tickets for this

https://comedy_sse_080821.eventbrite.com

A Summer of LAUGHTER Ralph Anthony One of Carolines Breakout Artists & Headliner Leighann Lord

We had awesome fun at the Awesome 80s Secret Speakeasy last week! Can you spot the 10 pet rocks! Lol we are doing anothe...
07/31/2021

We had awesome fun at the Awesome 80s Secret Speakeasy last week! Can you spot the 10 pet rocks! Lol we are doing another Thur Aug 12th reserve the date! We have sooo many more films and bands to play! On vhs too hehe

This Sunday there is one too www.secretspeakeasy.com

I did not even know about this being published till someone emailed me the link. Very sweet of her to let me know. I am ...
07/29/2021
30 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur - Hearpreneur

I did not even know about this being published till someone emailed me the link. Very sweet of her to let me know.

I am the new #6 of the entrepreneurs.

I feel like saying "Who is #1?, I am not a Number! I am a free man!!" (I hope you got the Prisoner reference) heehee

https://hear.ceoblognation.com/2021/07/19/30-entrepreneurs-explain-what-they-love-about-being-an-entrepreneur-3/

Being in love is great. Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Waking up each morning knowing you are getting to do exactly what you love is more than most people could ever say about any “job” they have had. Although there are days when tossing in your ...

More cool sweet people visited the Museum and learned about camera Obscuras and organ grinders and more! I’ve been sched...
07/27/2021

More cool sweet people visited the Museum and learned about camera Obscuras and organ grinders and more! I’ve been scheduling by appointment each week. It’s been fun to meet sweet people again.

Did you know that the 1st choice was NOT a DeLorean it was a refrigerator! LOL I think that works for me, I could grab s...
07/24/2021

Did you know that the 1st choice was NOT a DeLorean it was a refrigerator! LOL
I think that works for me, I could grab some Milk and choc chip cookies on the way back to the future, perfect! :P
The film was rejected by multiple studios like 40 times! If not for Spielberg it would have never happened. He lobbied for it and he also did not like the fridge idea, he thought kids may climb into their fridge cause of it heehee
Another cool fact, it was almost called Space Man From Pluto! Thank you Steven for saving us from that too! heehee
I am doing a Museum of Interesting Things Awesome 80s Secret Speakeasy Sunday, love to invite you all! I am gonna play OUR music and films on original VHS! Enjoy!!!
www.secretspeakeasy.com

Did you know that the 1st choice was NOT a DeLorean it was a refrigerator! LOL
I think that works for me, I could grab some Milk and choc chip cookies on the way back to the future, perfect! :P
The film was rejected by multiple studios like 40 times! If not for Spielberg it would have never happened. He lobbied for it and he also did not like the fridge idea, he thought kids may climb into their fridge cause of it heehee
Another cool fact, it was almost called Space Man From Pluto! Thank you Steven for saving us from that too! heehee
I am doing a Museum of Interesting Things Awesome 80s Secret Speakeasy Sunday, love to invite you all! I am gonna play OUR music and films on original VHS! Enjoy!!!
www.secretspeakeasy.com

Yesterday at Figment was super fun! Today we have live actual Comedians at the Museum Back to the Futurist Secret Speake...
07/11/2021

Yesterday at Figment was super fun! Today we have live actual Comedians at the Museum Back to the Futurist Secret Speakeasy! Enjoy! We all need a good laugh these days!

06/22/2021
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Thanks for supporting the Museum, I am doing a special Free show tonight for a library on the History of Animation on 16mm film 7pm!

I will some of my best classic animation cartoons, enjoy!

Here is the VIP zoom link for the The Museum of Interesting Things

Denny Daniel is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Museum of Interesting Things History of Animation Tues June 22nd 7pm - 8pm
Time: Jun 22, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 845 1054 1123

Passcode: 007007

Enjoy!!

Cheerios!
Denny

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I had such great fun in Philly last weekend with the Museum for the lawn party. I Even debuted a new coat and sun glasse...
06/17/2021

I had such great fun in Philly last weekend with the Museum for the lawn party. I Even debuted a new coat and sun glasses. Everyone was super sweet!

Hi Hi!I hope all is well! Come Join me for….The History I learned Form Bugs Bunny tonight at 7pm!Hosted on Zoom. Free an...
06/16/2021
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: The History I Learned from Bugs Bunny and Cartoons. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

Hi Hi!

I hope all is well!

Come Join me for….

The History I learned Form Bugs Bunny tonight at 7pm!

Hosted on Zoom. Free and open to all. Register here: https://bit.ly/2RNRhWH.

16mm films and interesting things! I will play all the classics!

Enjoy!

Cheerios!

Denny

In this special virtual presentation, Denny Daniel of The Museum of Interesting Things will discuss the history of one of America's most beloved cartoon characters, Bugs Bunny as well as the historical and cultural references found in cartoons from the Golden Age of Animation.

Here are 2 stills from 16mm films I got for the Museum's Secret Speakeasy each week. One for our Manners exhibition and ...
06/10/2021

Here are 2 stills from 16mm films I got for the Museum's Secret Speakeasy each week. One for our Manners exhibition and one for the Trains, Planes & Automobiles exhibition. Both from the mid 1900's. My school never had a hallway monitor like that, did yours? Enjoy!

So good to see smart interesting people again. We are open and showing camera Obscuras and stereoscopes and magic lanter...
06/04/2021

So good to see smart interesting people again. We are open and showing camera Obscuras and stereoscopes and magic lanterns more! Oh my heehee

06/02/2021
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Love to see ya at The Museum of Interesting Things History of Communication FREE show today at 7pm, Enjoy!!

Topic: Museum of Interesting Things: History of Communication

Time: Jun 2, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)



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Meeting ID: 848 9178 4148

Passcode: 504017

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I keep forgetting to post pics of some of the sweet smart visitors of the Museum collection. The last one was a Birthday...
05/25/2021

I keep forgetting to post pics of some of the sweet smart visitors of the Museum collection. The last one was a Birthday show. They even brought a cake this time, chocolate! I was in heaven lol

Extra! Extra! For our Museum peeps... Anyone can go to iconic rock photographer Elliott Landy e-shop and buy a pigment i...
05/23/2021

Extra! Extra! For our Museum peeps... Anyone can go to iconic rock photographer Elliott Landy e-shop and buy a pigment ink print listed there and get a 15% discount and he personally will give 80% of the net that he gets from the sale as a donation to the Museum of Interesting Things!

This is ONLY available in MAY 2021 so go to the website and look around now and let him know we sent you. Enjoy!!

All you have to do is to tell him you are buying it to help The Museum. You should also send me an email saying you are doing this so I can follow up with Elliott of course.

He has done personal photos of people like Bob Dylan and The Band, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Joan Baez and Van Morrison! And you get it directly from him!

https://www.elliottlandy.com/e-shop/

Extra! Extra! For our Museum peeps... Anyone can go to iconic rock photographer Elliott Landy e-shop and buy a pigment ink print listed there and get a 15% discount and he personally will give 80% of the net that he gets from the sale as a donation to the Museum of Interesting Things!

This is ONLY available in MAY 2021 so go to the website and look around now and let him know we sent you. Enjoy!!

All you have to do is to tell him you are buying it to help The Museum. You should also send me an email saying you are doing this so I can follow up with Elliott of course.

He has done personal photos of people like Bob Dylan and The Band, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Joan Baez and Van Morrison! And you get it directly from him!

https://www.elliottlandy.com/e-shop/

Hi Hi! I hope all is well!! Come join us right now, I am doing a special Duck & Cover 16mm film fest for the veterans. C...
05/20/2021

Hi Hi!
I hope all is well!!

Come join us right now, I am doing a special Duck & Cover 16mm film fest for the veterans. Come visit! Got some cool films to show ya! Enjoy!

Denny Daniel is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Duck & Cover 16mm film fest Thur May 20th 7pm
Time: May 20, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85762860219?pwd=L0FsVTc0QVU0VitFSXQ4aDUzMGZJUT09

Meeting ID: 857 6286 0219

Passcode: warfilms

Hi Hi!
I hope all is well!!

Come join us right now, I am doing a special Duck & Cover 16mm film fest for the veterans. Come visit! Got some cool films to show ya! Enjoy!

Denny Daniel is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Duck & Cover 16mm film fest Thur May 20th 7pm
Time: May 20, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85762860219?pwd=L0FsVTc0QVU0VitFSXQ4aDUzMGZJUT09

Meeting ID: 857 6286 0219

Passcode: warfilms

Thanks for supporting the Museum,  I am doing a special Free show tonight on the History of Film/Photog 7pm!Here is the ...
05/18/2021

Thanks for supporting the Museum, I am doing a special Free show tonight on the History of Film/Photog 7pm!

Here is the VIP zoom link for the The Museum of Interesting Things

Denny Daniel is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Museum of Interesting Things History of Film/Photog Tues May 18th 7pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81370533852?pwd=SnlIRVRFMjJ2VzR0T1VZSWxJWjRMZz09

Meeting ID: 813 7053 3852

Passcode: 007007
Enjoy!!

Cheerios!
Denny

Thanks for supporting the Museum, I am doing a special Free show tonight on the History of Film/Photog 7pm!

Here is the VIP zoom link for the The Museum of Interesting Things

Denny Daniel is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Museum of Interesting Things History of Film/Photog Tues May 18th 7pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81370533852?pwd=SnlIRVRFMjJ2VzR0T1VZSWxJWjRMZz09

Meeting ID: 813 7053 3852

Passcode: 007007
Enjoy!!

Cheerios!
Denny

First, thanks sooo much for enjoying the Museum, the pics, the antiques and the speakeasy and for sooo many of you alrea...
05/12/2021

First, thanks sooo much for enjoying the Museum, the pics, the antiques and the speakeasy and for sooo many of you already helping support the Museum from the msg I put in the email list!!

The next theme is the Trip to the Moon Secret Speakeasy Sun May 16th 7pm with 16mm films & antiques! George Melies films, Lumiere first film ever shown and so many more!

http://www.secretspeakeasy.com/


I need your help please 🙂

So last year just after the lockdown and my dad passed I realized this will be a nutty year so I took a loan from several cards in order to make sure I could survive the year and keep the Museum doing educational programs somehow.

I managed to come up with different fun educational themes every week for a whole year for you guys that now I can take to schools, libraries & events forever! I am sooooo humbled and appreciate so many of you enjoying and supporting so much already!

Somehow I was able to last over a year on that $30,000. I basically only ate Choc Chip cookies and did the Museum. It was kinda like the miracle of Hanukah just a bit longer than 8 days teehee.

Well now I have less than 30 days to pay off that bill and I do not know if I can make it. So I am finally asking for everyone’s help. I’m a born and raised NY’er, I will make this happen somehow! But Please if everyone on my list just helps with $1 or $2 I would be in the clear actually! Thanks for everyone who have already and for your sweet msgs that helped even more!

No matter what you donate I will send you the zoom for the next Museum Secret Speakeasy too! If you get a ticket even better of course 🙂 In fact If you bring me choc chip cookies you are still helping me survive actually too! teehee

Below are links to help with. Thanks so much for helping. If you're broke then a virtual hug and some sweet words help so much too!

Cheerios!
Denny Daniel

https://www.paypal.me/museumthings


https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-museum-of-interesting-things?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1

Also Vemno takes no fees to this ID

[email protected]

I placed some pics here from the last few Secret Speakeasy events.
Enjoy!

05/08/2021
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The Museum of Interesting Things is inviting you to

The WatchCity Trip to the Moon Steampunk Film Fest today Sat May 8th 3:30-4:30 Eastern Time (US and Canada)

FREE
Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 822 9761 7308

Passcode: steampunk

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I just found this article and video on the Museum Secret Speakeasy, not sure I ever posted it for you, I remember it was...
04/23/2021
The Museum of Interesting Things Is a Roving ‘Speakeasy’ Run By a Quirky Curator

I just found this article and video on the Museum Secret Speakeasy, not sure I ever posted it for you, I remember it was an NYU student who did it. It is sweet! They really did a good job!

https://bedfordandbowery.com/2017/06/the-museum-of-interesting-things-is-a-roving-speakeasy-run-by-a-quirky-curator/

How did we watch films at home before Netflix and DVD? And before VHS? Denny Daniel will show you at his Museum of Interesting Things. This “speakeasy museum” pops up weekly at various locations in the city to show how our current-day technology is based on earlier inventions, often going all t...

04/20/2021
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Thanks for supporting the Museum, I are doing a special Free show tonight at 7pm!

Here is the VIP zoom link for the The Museum of Interesting Things
Eureka! The History of Invention Tonight Tues Apr 20, 7pm Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Denny Daniel is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87379492521?pwd=cnJ5Y0VkWEF4THA4M3dycUtZOXNWUT09

Meeting ID: 873 7949 2521

Passcode: 007007

Enjoy!!

Cheerios!
Denny

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Our homeschool group gave rave reviews after our event!!! They loved it!!
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Absolutely Love The Museum of Interesting Things!!
This Taiwanese museum with breathtaking scenery has a classic violin worth at US$10 million and a replica of the Fountain of Apollo, which took seven years to complete. (With hyperlinks of the Google 720°virtual reality images)
Thank you for sharing and caring.
DOC NYC will host a documentary called “Saving Brinton” today and tomorrow. It follows a man named Michael Zahs and his discovery of some of the oldest movies in the world (1895-1908) in an Washington Iowa basement and his adventures to save them. The films originally belonged to Frank Brinton, a showman and entertainer who showed these movies in the Midwest in the late 1890’s to 1910. In the Saving Brinton film, a lost Georges Mêliés movie is discovered in the collection and you follow efforts to have it restored. And after the film is over, Zahs will show you a second lost Mêliés film, discovered in June of this year, and recently restored, that few people have seen in over one hundred years. November 13 and 14th, follow the link to buy tickets. Might be fun. Thank you for your kind attention.
Just saw you on NJN. Do you ever come to Philadelphia? Would love to see one of your shows. Great job on teaching kids real life history!
At an antique store with many Edison cylinders and two talking View-Masters plus several "shows."