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Museum of Illusions opens in Seattle

The Museum of Illusions brings striking (and slightly discombobulating) visuals to life with its interactive exhibits and Seattle-themed displays.

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The anti-gravity room in Belgium’s Museum of Illusions turns your whole world upside down.

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Seattle’s arts scene just got a little trippier.

Friday, June 28, the Museum of Illusions opens its enigmatic displays and immersive experiences to curious Seattleites. The global chain is best known for its mind-bending exhibits like an anti-gravity room and a walk-in kaleidoscope

Here are some current exhibits to anticipate for your visit:

  • Illusion Rooms — Using mirrors, lighting, and dizzying patterns, these rooms defy your sense of reality (and make great photo ops).
  • Cloning Table — Table for one? Take a seat at this mirrored nook that makes it look like you’re about to conduct a meeting with, well, a bunch of you’s.
  • Holograms — Think of how it feels when that painting’s eyes follow you, then multiply it by 10.

In addition to these popular features, some rooms will showcase Seattle-specific sites like the Monorail and other beloved city structures — but with a twist, of course.

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