PATENTED TOYS, TOOLS, GIZZZMOS!
See Patented Items from 3 Centuries
See a rare 1907 English Patent Book ~
Meet & Greet USA Patent Holder
~ light refreshments and a Toy as a door prize, too!
next date TBA
(other hours can be scheduled for groups of 20+)
~ A special fundraising event given by the Logic Puzzle Museum
533 Milwaukee Av, Burlington, Wisconsin
admission/person, all ages.(Event is for adults & children ages 6-18, though not younger.
( If you bring younger ones, full admission still applies to younger ones)
Meet & Greet session with USA Patent Holder
Showcases a USA Patent and inventor, other inventions to examine, too.
Others who hold a USA Patent, the general public and families
are invited to attend, Those who bring a copy of their own patent papers
to show, will recive a gizzzmo/toy to keep!
AND fun at the event this year
Patented Toys, too! demonstrated, and visitors may try several of them, one will become the Door Prize!
The session includes seeing the actual USA Patent, plus
the item itself invented by a Wisconsin resident. The invention has 8 drawing figures and
18 claims, a significant number of claims for a patent. The inventor will briefly explain
the invention, how the idea came about, the process experienced, cost, and other aspects
with this patent application.
The inventor has invented other items, though not patented; and also
conducts inventing labs at schools as a hands-on workshop. Interested schools in the
geographic area should contact the Logic Puzzle Museum: 262 763-3946.
Visitors should note that this session is not a time to discuss an individualís
ideas that might be patented, but rather a time to see inventions already patented. Those who
want to patent something will find excellent details online about applying for a patent at at the
USA Patent Office website.
A very rare 1907 English Patent book with description and drawings
will be on exhibit. Interesting patent descriptions and drawings including Improvement for a Shipís Balance,
a Hat Ventilator, an Insect Catcher, a Rainproof Cover for Motor Cars, a Contrivance for laying a
Coffin into a Grave, and other patents with features of machines.
There are 20+ different
patented items to examine
at the event from a wide
range of history.
The museum's gift shop has many unusual curiosities, science gizzzmos, and patented items
for sale evening. Purchases help to support the non-profit educational museum.
Please note: the hands-on brainteaser & logic puzzles section
is not open during this featured event. Come another time for that fun!
Another event You will also like:
Mystery Objects: hundreds of hands-on items!
What are these things anyhow? an annual event
Presented by the Logic Puzzle Museum in Burlington, Wisconsin.
It's less than 2 hours from downtown Chicago, only about 12 minutes from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin;
and 45 minutes from downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Your map has a road to this event, too.