Big River Steampunk Festival

Hannibal, MO 63401

573-248-1819

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What is Steampunk?

Steampunk can be called "Victorian Science Fiction".

It's a re-imagining of history -- Steampunkers are creative people who immerse themselves in the Victorian era, imagining what life would be like if the steam power of the  Industrial Revolution fueled modern technology. It's also a celebration of invention, the art of science woven into creative gadgets and costumes that recalls the elegance and romance of the Wild West and the Gilded Age coupled with the wonder of new inventions and technology to expand the possibilities of human existence (such as time travel).

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