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Great show.

The dragons in the square which come out every thirty minutes are great and if you sit in the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Skala, Greece
Quite remarkable location with lots of adventure for children

Combine this location with a ticket for the "Palais Royal" just in front of it. On somewhat 5... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
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1 Place du Chateau, 41000, Blois, France
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

I never knew magic could be presented in so many different ways - what a fabulous journey this museum of mystery takes the traveller on - great for children and adults alike!

Thank HMFtraveler
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The dragons in the square which come out every thirty minutes are great and if you sit in the square you see them free of charge. We paid for a joint visit with the chateau and for a tag on attraction its great fun. Only...More

Thank rogertarrant
Reviewed 4 September 2018

It is easy to pass a few hours in this museum. On entering we were greeted by a magician performing some sleight of hand card tricks in an chamber of dioramas, before we proceeded in to the chamber of illusions. Here your mind is tested...More

Thank Virtualcolm
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Combine this location with a ticket for the "Palais Royal" just in front of it. On somewhat 5 levels, you get an overview of the achievements by the french magician Houdin (hence the origin of the name Houdini). Choose your timing right and enjoy the...More

Thank IDoLoveFood
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We visited with our three children aged 12, 11 and 9 and all interested in magic. Saying that they were all disappointed and had enough of walking around after an hour. We had over another hour to wait for the show, so we went outside...More

Thank DellyonHols
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

A fantastic and great value visit for all ages. Included in the entry fee are the wide ranging and interactive exhibition of all things magic and illusion, and the magic show which lasts around half an hour. The standard of magic is excellent and the...More

Thank Technobot
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The museum is clean and nice, well organized and kids enjoyed it. The best was the show “shadows”, very interesting, excellent script and very good actors/magicians. Every 30 minutes you can see from outside a great “performance” of robotic dragons.

Thank facundoe773
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We learned for mechanical marvels, sleight of hands, tricks and optical illusions. Also we saw a very interesting magic show!

Thank Antonis K
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We were not put off by recent reviews. Charming little attraction. Magic show really sweet our 9 year old loved it. Other exhibits are their to keep you amused before main show in basement - do check performance times before going in as even during...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

The mechanical dragons are impressive as is the outside of the building but as for the rest, well the inside is fairly small and just okay.

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