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The Odditorium – A Curiosities Museum in Hot Springs

January 18, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Maxwell Blade’s Odditorium and Curiosities Museum in Hot Springs, ARStrange taxidermy, voodoo dolls, mysteries of nature, and much more will intrigue and startle you at Maxwell Blade’s Odditorium and Curiosities Museum in Hot Springs, AR.

Are you fascinated by the weird, the mysterious, and the mildly morbid? If so, then you do not want to miss Hot Springs’ Odditorium and Curiosities Museum!

The ever-growing collection is owned and exhibited by Hot Spring’s illusionist and entertainer, Maxwell Blade. His collection of more than 300 rare and strange objects come from all over the world.

Previously housed in what was once one of the South’s only drive-through mortuaries, the Odditorium has since moved to Hot Spring’s restored and historic Malco Theatre.

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Hot Springs Baseball Documentary “First Boys of Spring” To Air In February

January 15, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Larry Foley's 'First Boys of Spring' documentaryThe Major League Baseball Network plans a February broadcast of Larry Foley’s documentary film “First Boys of Spring,” which details how Hot Springs became the birthplace of spring baseball – Saturday, February 13th, at 5pm (CST) and Sunday, February 21st, at 8am (CST).

In the spring of 1886, the National League’s Chicago White Stockings were looking for somewhere to conduct their spring training that wouldn’t be hampered by the weather or the restraints inherent in practicing indoors. They changed history by choosing to move their spring training sessions to Hot Springs, AR – and Spring Baseball was born.

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