"Eureka!" The History of Invention Show. Explore the industrial revolution and mechanical era, with interactive demonstrations of such items as the steam engine, Thomas Edison cylinder phonograph, windup toys, mechanical gear and household items. 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.
Head to a state-of-the-art event space in Manhattan to experience an interactive educational demonstration by The Museum of Interest Things, inspiring kids and adults alike to be curious and to tinker.
Explore 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. Delve into modern-day electronics too -- after all, your iPod and iPhone didn't pop out of thin air!
Some examples of what you'll see are: -Windup Edison wax Cylinder record player -tereoscopes (many) -One of the Movieolas that edited Pee Wee Herman's Big Adventure! -Magic Lantern -Box Wooden Camera -Windup toys -Mutoscope / Nickelodeon with Charlie Chaplin and Felix the Cat on it from about 100 years ago
Coinciding with the NY/NJ/PA Core Content Curriculum Standards for Science, Social Studies, Technology and STEM/STEAM.