Kodet's Harlem Museum

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John Kodet opened his Harlem dime museum in about 1900. The museum was the last of its kind in New York City, which once boasted over 50 dime museums in the 1880s. And really Kodet's establishment at 150-156 125th Street in Harlem was the last of its kind on the planet when in closed in 1924-- until surprisingly the following year when Hubert's Museum opened on 42nd Street for a 40-year run. The connection between Kodet's and Hubert's are many, the most obvious being that both combined a penny arcade with a dime museum.