Magics Theater and Museum

Welcome to Magic’s Theater and Museum!

Discover the enchanting world of Magic’s Theater and Museum, situated in the serene Southwest Austin. This captivating destination offers a delightful escape from the bustling entertainment districts of Austin. Nestled on Fitzhuge Road, just off Hwy 290W, a few miles west of “the Y” in Oak Hill, this museum is a treasure trove of magical artifacts and memorabilia from renowned magicians of bygone eras. Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of magic as you explore the captivating displays within.

Museum Admission and Hours

Magic’s Theater and Museum warmly welcomes visitors from Tuesday to Thursday, operating from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To ensure a seamless experience, we kindly request that you make reservations 24 hours in advance by calling 512-289-4461. The admission fees are $6 for adults and $4 for children aged 16 and below.

The Stage Show: Levitating His Assistant and More!

Prepare to be mesmerized by the wonders of our Stage Show! Step into the auditorium where the magician performs awe-inspiring illusions, including the famous act of levitating his assistant (as depicted above). Witness the dramatic spectacle of cutting an assistant in half and be thrilled by a series of captivating routines that will leave you in awe. The family-friendly Stage Show commences at 7:00 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Experience approximately an hour and fifteen minutes of astonishing sleight-of-hand magic, dazzling stage illusions, and engaging audience participation. Discover the available dates and purchase tickets by clicking the button below.

The Close-Up Show: An Intimate Encounter with Magic

For a more intimate magical encounter, join us in the Close-Up Show. This exclusive performance takes place in a cozy side room, accommodating up to 25 guests. Prepare to be astounded by mesmerizing sleight-of-hand illusions, such as vanishing coins and mind-bending card tricks, performed with remarkable skill. The Close-Up Show typically begins at 8:00 p.m., and reservations are required. We kindly request that guests arrive at least 15 minutes before showtime to ensure a seamless experience. This family-friendly show, spanning 50 minutes, is recommended for children aged 14 and above. Discover the available show dates and secure your tickets by clicking the button below.

Private Close-Up Shows: Tailored Magic for Your Group

Looking for an extraordinary experience for your group? We offer private Close-Up Shows during the week, catering to groups of 6 to 22 individuals. Enjoy a more relaxed atmosphere with flexible age requirements when the group is private. Please contact us for more information and to make arrangements for your private Close-Up Show.

Magic Show Prices

  • Tickets for all shows are priced at $30 each. Magic’s Theater is a BYOB establishment and charges a one-time corkage fee of $20.

Immerse Yourself in Magical Artifacts

We encourage you to arrive early or linger after the show to explore our museum. Marvel at a captivating collection of magical artifacts, including:

  • Photographs and posters showcasing contemporary magicians such as David Copperfield, Dean Dill, Fred Kapps, Professor Dai Vernon, and Lance Burton.
  • Harry Houdini’s legendary Chinese Water Torture Cell.
  • The exquisite sculptures “The Traveling Magician” and “School Days” by American sculptor John Rogers, crafted in 1877.
  • A rare 1924 poster depicting Carter the Great Vanishing the Elephant.
  • Personal wardrobe, props, and photographs belonging to the world-famous magician Doug Henning.
  • Photographs and an award plaque honoring the renowned magician Cardini.
  • T. Nelson Downs’ photographs and coins

Magics Theater and Museum Gallery

Magic’s Theater and Museum

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