Muppets and Puppets

November 23, 2016 – January 22, 2017

National Museum of American History
1300 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, East Wing Floor Plan

In time for the winter holidays, this showcase presents a selection of Muppets and marionetts from the museum’s collection illustrating the evolution of puppetry. Included in the display are an Italian Prince and Princess marionette from 1900, an elf marrionette used at the 1963 World’s Fair, the first Kermit Jim Henson created for the television program, “Sam & Friends,” and two popular Muppets, Fozzie Bear and Swedish Chef.