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Puppetry in America

Puppetry in America

December 13, 2013 – April 13, 2014

Museum: American History Museum

Location: History Highlights Case, 1st Floor, Center

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.