The Houdini Museum
----- PERMANENTLY CLOSED ----- In the Penn Station area in New York you can visit the museum of the famous magician and escape artist, Harry Houdini - all for free! You'll notice the small signs for a magic shop on Seventh Avenue. Enter the building lobby and take the elevator to the third floor and you'll find yourself in the Houdini Museum. The museum opened in 2012 and features over 1,500 items in its archives as well as a few hundred objects on display.