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International Magic Shop

89 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5BX, England
+44 20 7405 7324
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Great selection of magic and professional staff

Great selection of magic from amateurs to true professionals! Very helpful staff as well. Arranges... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Juha-Matti R
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Rovaniemi, Finland
Overpriced and rude staff

It's a nice little shop however the staff will rip you off - pulling numbers out of thin air for... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
ella123g
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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Traditional, family run magic shop in central London. We stock magic tricks, books and DVDs, featuring close-up magic and illusions for all ages and skill levels. Our little shop is like a secret Harry Potter den and everyone is given a warm welcome whether they a complete beginner or a top professional. We also supply mail order magic via our secure online store but we highly recommend a visit if you are in London. Visiting a real magic shop is the best way to begin your love of magic. Our International Magic Conventions in London have been running since 1972 and featured some of the biggest names in magic from all over the world. Seeing a live magic performance cannot be beaten. Keep an eye on our website for our next events. The magic shop was established here in 1962 by award winning magician Ron MacMillan and is now run by his son, Martin. Nearest tube stations: Chancery Lane (central line) &/or Farringdon (circle / Hammersmith & city / district)
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28 Jun 2018
“Great selection of magic and professional staff”
2 Apr 2018
“The Right Place to Experience THE ART OF MAGIC”
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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89 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5BX, England
Holborn
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+44 20 7405 7324
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Great selection of magic from amateurs to true professionals! Very helpful staff as well. Arranges lectures for professional magicians who visit London.

Thank Juha-Matti R
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

It's a nice little shop however the staff will rip you off - pulling numbers out of thin air for prices, which were ridiculous. The old geezers working there must get bored and get fun out of insulting customers.More

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Martin M, Owner at International Magic Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Hi Ella I am genuinely very sorry to read about your poor experience in our Magic Shop and would love to get to the bottom of the issues you have raised. If you can give me an idea of your visit date and time we...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

It's just too good to be true! As a magician myself, I've never visit a magic shop with that ''HIGH QUALITY'' and fantastic customers' service. Definitely one of the main attraction of London. If you are interested in magic or just want to see some...More

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Martin M, Owner at International Magic Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Hello and thanks so much for the kind review. We are delighted you had a pleasant visit and enjoyed the staff and content of our magic shop. Hope your magic is going well for you and we look forward to seeing you again next time...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

This was a truly magic experience for my grandson Max's 6th birthday. He learnt some magic tricks from staff in the shop and has been demonstrating them ever since. At the end of the day including a trip on the London Eye, a river cruise,...More

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Martin M, Owner at International Magic Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

We're delighted to hear that Steve, thank you. Max was an absolute pleasure in the shop and we hope he will continue to demo and practice his magic - look forward to seeing the results of his efforts and if there's anything we can do...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Visited for the first time with my ten year old daughter and seven year old son. The magic demonstrations were brilliant and my daughter had a lovely time choosing what magic tricks to buy. The whole experience was amazing, really special. Would definitely recommend a...More

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Georgia M, Owner at International Magic Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Thanks so much for the kind review. So glad you enjoyed the visit and look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

First visit to the international magic shop today with my 14 year old son who is getting into magic. Very enjoyable experience. The staff were very welcoming and took the time to discuss what types of magic tricks he was interested in doing and suggested...More

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Georgia M, Owner at International Magic Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Many thanks for the visit and review. Hope your son is enjoying the magic and progressing well. if there’s anything we can help with, please let us know.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We managed to spend a delightful spell in the shop and were entertained during our visit. We managed to see a variety of magical demonstrations and even purchased some special tricks to take home with us. This delightful shop is crammed with a wide variety...More

Thank James B
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Martin M, Owner at International Magic Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you so much for the kind review. Great to see you and hope we can be of help in future. Regards, Martin.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant. Very professional, very friendly and obviously very passionate and knowledgeable about their craft. Looking forward to my next visit to London where I will be popping in again.

Thank Praetorian59
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Martin M, Owner at International Magic Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

So glad you enjoyed the visit - hope it helped fire your passion for magic and look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The two man running the shop are two of the most kind people I met in London. I went 3 times in two days. The last day (it was a saturday and they closed at 4pm) I was in pub nearby and hoped they where...More

Thank Björn A
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Georgia M, Manager at International Magic Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thanks for the lovely review, will pass on your kind comments to Martin and glad you enjoyed.

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

International Magic is a great shop. Martin (the owner) is a true magical mind and is responsible for the creation of some great tricks. He is also an encyclopaedia of magic and a thoroughly nice chap. Others you may encounter are Marco, a funny, helpful...More

Thank PaulConfused
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Georgia M, Manager at International Magic Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thanks a million. I'll pass on your comments and know the guys will be pleased to hear if they haven't already seen.

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