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Looking for compelling speaker to kick off a fascinating exhibit for your museum?


Spice up your next season with an fascinating exhibit and kick it off with a penetrating  program!

LOAN and LECTURE series

Ig Nobel Prize Winner

Science Speaker / Medical Lecturer

Circus Historical Researcher
Sword Swallower Dan Meyer

Cutting Edge Innertainment Sword Swallower Dan Meyer

Looking for something UNIQUE and DIFFERENT for your guests?

Cutting Edge Loan and Lecture Series


One of the most interesting programs you'll ever present -
Perfect blend of history, art and science for YOUR next exhibit!

"Sword Swallowing:   
The History, Ancient Art and Science of
Doing the Impossible"


Ig Nobel Prize Winner
Science Speaker / Medical Lecturer
Sword Swallower Dan Meyer


Winner of the 2007 Ig Nobel Prize in Medicine at Harvard University for historical medical research on sword swallowing injuries published in the British Medical Journal, Curator of the Sword Swallower's Museum and Hall of Fame, and Science Speaker and Medical Lecturer SWORD SWALLOWER DAN MEYER presents a unique combination of information, education, and entertainment - historical research on the ancient ART of sword swallowing, medical research on the PHYSIOLOGY and SCIENCE of sword swallowing, and cutting edge entertainment that's head-spinning, jaw-dropping, thought-provoking, mind-blowing, and loaded with audience participation! 

Fresh, unique and cutting edge for adults, yet wholesome and FUN for the whole family - A show your audience will NEVER FORGET!


Through his unique blend of educational and historical information, medical insights, family-oriented entertainment mixed with incredible feats, Ig Nobel science speaker Dan Meyer will keep your audience entertained and on the edge of their seats with a program they will NEVER FORGET!

One of last of the few professional sword swallowers left in the world today, a multiple Guinness World Record holding sword swallower and Ripley's Believe It or Not best known for swallowing swords UNDERWATER in a tank of sharks and stingrays, unique Science Speaker Dan Meyer is in constant demand for his world-class shows and high-profile stunts around the world.

President of the Sword Swallowers Association Intl and winner of the 2007 Ig Nobel Prize in Medicine at Harvard, Dan is recognized as the world's leading expert in the 4000 year old field of sword swallowing.

Dan's educational, informational, and motivational shows can be customized for science museums, science festivals, medical associations, health care events, colleges, universities, medical schools, festivals, exhibit openings, lectures, TV programs, documentaries, youth events, and other events around the world.

Museums where Dan has presented / performed

  Wellcome Trust Museum, London

  Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen
  Natural History Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  Experimentarium Science Museum, Copenhagen
  Centre for Life Museum, Newcastle, England
  Dundee Science Centre, Dundee, Scotland
  Palazzo Ducale Fondazione Cultura, Genoa, Italy

  Fjord og Baelt, Kerteminde, Denmark
  Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
  Maryland Institute of College Arts MICA, Baltimore, MD

  Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, IL

  Minnetrista Museum, Muncie, IN

  Nashville Children's Museum, Nashville, TN
  Guinness World Records, London, Copenhagen, Rome
  Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, London
  Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Copenhagen
  Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Times Square NY
  Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Myrtle Beach SC
  Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Dallas TX
  Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Orlando FL
  Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Panama City Beach, FL

  Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, San Francisco, CA

  Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Baltimore, MD

  Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, St. Augustine, FL

  Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Branson, MO

  Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Wisconsin Dells, WI

  Circus World Museum, Baraboo, WI
  Circus Hall of Fame Museum, Peru, IN
  Museum of the Mountain Man, Pinedale, WY

What others have said...



"Shocking, jaw-dropping and informative!

Like a cross between comedy and magic,
but it was ALL REAL and ALL AMAZING!"

  -Wellcome Trust Museum, London, England


"Fascinating!  Brilliantly done! 

 Absolutely DELIGHTFUL!"

 -Newcastle Centre for Life, Newcastle, England

"Sword swallowing is one of those things

that absolutely fascinates people!
I think that's proven by the sheer fact

that this program is SOLD OUT!
It's a strange feat, that's for sure,

one that sure gets people's attention!"

-Robin Garr, Director, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT

"Your performance was SUCH a joy to watch!

 It's so obvious that you LOVE what you do!"
 -Charlie Seton, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT

"I didn't expect to learn so much,

but I did and was surprisingly entertained!"
 -Marsgall Bergauis, Newcastle Centre for Life, Newcastle, UK



"Dan was the BEST live act we've EVER had here!

Our guests got a show they will NEVER FORGET!"
 -Drew Morales, General Manager, Ripley's Believe It or Not Dallas, TX

"Dan Meyer is a true professional and a perfect entertainer

with an amazing personality!
We highly recommend Dan for any project at any time."

 -Tina Lundh-Larsen, Ripley's Believe It or Not, Copenhagen Denmark

Please call to discuss your ideas - We'll be glad to brainstorm with you to put together a loan-and-lecture series or an incredible  compelling kickoff  for your next exhibit!​

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