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Puppetry in America

Puppetry in America

December 13, 2013 – April 13, 2014

American History Museum
14th and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Location: 1st Floor, Center, History Highlights Case

Howdy Doody and Kermit are only two of the beloved and familiar puppets in the museum's collection. Learn about the history and variety of puppets from marionettes and hand puppets to shadow puppets and ventriloquist figures, and learn about the role of significant puppets in American culture. Other highlights include Oscar the Grouch,Cookie Monster, Swedish Chef, and a selection of puppets from The Corpse Bride.