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PRESTO!!!! A GREAT TIME!!!

I wondered why a magician would only want a room that seats only 24. After arriving, I understood... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sparky0829
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Remington, Indiana
GREAT SHOW!

This magician and his show are truly unique. He has a variety of magic tricks and is so good about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pete P
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Blue Earth,Mn
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"One of America's Best Magic Shows!" Enjoy the mysteries of an ancient art as presented by Galena's master magician, P.T. Murphy. The setting is Murphy's private 24-seat theatre located in the heart of historic downtown Galena, IL. P.T. Murphy...more
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204 Hill St, Galena, IL 61036-2220
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wondered why a magician would only want a room that seats only 24. After arriving, I understood why...P.T. loves to interact with and get to know his audience. Although his interaction and intimacy with the guests is entertaining, his magic is breath-taking!!! I am...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This magician and his show are truly unique. He has a variety of magic tricks and is so good about involving the audience in a fun and entertaining manner, It's just a GREAT SHOW!

Thank Pete P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reluctantly, I agreed with my husband's idea to buy tickets to P.T. Murphy's Magic Show. My reluctance was due to the memories of our daughters foray into magic..... When we stepped into the small theater we were greeted by P.T. himself. Immediately he set to...More

Thank sscott909
PTMurphyMagic, Owner at P.T. Murphy Magic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! If was great meeting you. I pride myself in taking the "ick" out of magic. :) I am glad you enjoyed the show.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I both thoroughly enjoyed the show! It is definitely not a flashy Vegas magic show, but this isn't Vegas nor was it anywhere near as expensive as a Vegas show ticket. What it was though was entertaining and a genuinely good time....More

Thank Jennifer R
PTMurphyMagic, Owner at P.T. Murphy Magic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is way more than just a magic show. I’ve seen it three times. P.T. is very funny and a great entertainer. Even if you’re not crazy about magic, I predict you will thoroughly enjoy this show.

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PTMurphyMagic, Owner at P.T. Murphy Magic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my girlfriend of 20 yrs, Nee-C, to a four day getaway to Galena to propose to her and ask her to be my wife. I filled our days with all kinds of ghostly and supernatural activities she would absolutely love. Everything had to...More

Thank Todd S
PTMurphyMagic, Owner at P.T. Murphy Magic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Todd! Congratulations!!!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A quaint yet professional and very entertaining show! Clever and curious...exactly what you hope a magic show to be. A great option in Galena!!

Thank NWILFamilyof3
PTMurphyMagic, Owner at P.T. Murphy Magic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

PT does a nice job engaging with the whole audience. His tricks are clever. There were definitely moments when I found myself thinking "how'd he do that ?" On top of being entertaining, he just seems like a nice guy. It always feels extra good...More

Thank Frank Z
PTMurphyMagic, Owner at P.T. Murphy Magic Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks.

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This guy is great. Great showman. Great personality. Great tricks. We still can’t figure out the orange 🍊 trick. Great show for the ENTIRE family.

Thank bruced430
Reviewed August 3, 2018

There is no way I can explain this except to say it was magic! We were a group of 7, ages 10, 13, 17, 21, 39. 45, and 71. P.T. Murphy amazed us and entertained all of us throughout his whole magic show. If you...More

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winterhater83
November 5, 2017|
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Response from PTMurphyMagic | Property representative |
Hi WinterHat- The show changes in small increments throughout the year, but there are a few classic items that people always request upon their return, so some of the show is the same.
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Chicagodiner123
August 22, 2017|
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Response from PTMurphyMagic | Property representative |
Hi thanks for your question. We only seat 24 people. The theater is very small, so there is nowhere for younger children to go if they get bored. We recommend the show for ages 13 and up as the content is not geared toward... More
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Karen T
July 9, 2017|
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Response from Patrick Thomas M | Property representative |
Hi Karen- Please note: This show is recommended for ages 13 and up. You have no doubt read the various responses from people who have seen the show. We do not discourage younger people from attending, but we do suggest that... More
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