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Museum of International Masks and Puppets

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Address: 518 Prospect Ave, Shoppingtown Mall, Syracuse, NY 13208-2523
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+1 315-476-0466

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Located in a predominantly Italian part of the city - this excellent place offers puppets and masks from all over the world to view. Very nice and unique.

Reviewed 14 June 2016
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

Located in a predominantly Italian part of the city - this excellent place offers puppets and masks from all over the world to view. Very nice and unique.

Thank Jvalant
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This is an amazing gem in Syracuse. The castle like building houses tremendous homemade, beautiful puppets of all shapes and sizes. Most give an important message about other cultures, peace, tolerance and harmony. The people who run the program put their heart and souls into every aspect of the museum and the programs they run and shows they put on.... More 

1 Thank RoseZ1963
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 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.

2 Thank PainterManSyracuse
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 10 December 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!

4 Thank ellendejavu
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Reviewed 5 February 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 

6 Thank Nicole M

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