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Museum of International Masks and Puppets

Address: 518 Prospect Ave, Open Hand Theater, Syracuse, NY 13208
Phone Number: (315) 476-0466
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Ranked #13 of 16 Attractions in Syracuse
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums

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English first
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This really is a little gem located on Syracuse's Little Italy" area in a beautiful old former mansion. It's a great place for both young and old and offers plays and workshops for people who love puppets.

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16 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

This museum is a great place to go with younger kids. They have shows that vary and are very fun. You can see how puppets are made, and also in the summer they run camps for kids. Recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

The museum is only a couple of rooms, but it still has some really neat puppets that are worth checking out. The building itself looks like a castle. I've only seen one performance there and it was a little inappropriate for young kids (and a little juvenile for adults) but I would definitely check out another performance. It's certainly a... More 

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