[HAPPYDAYS] The museum of optical illusions – eye can’t believe them! (pun intended)

in #ocd-resteem3 years ago (edited)

Child or adult, you have to visit at least once in your lifetime a museum of optical illusions!

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It's the day I go on vacation (I know! I had to have my luggage done and sleep, so I could drive all night… yeah, no – not me!), but I couldn’t miss this unique experience. I played the Theremin and laid on a 2200-nail bed without anything happening to me (Properly preparing – a five second nap was enough on this bed) and tried to solve the mysteries behind each optical illusion.

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The Optical Illusion Museum guides its visitors through three major chapters, each for another illusion.

Deformed mirrors

The space of deformed mirrors is the place where I had so much fun. I had the chance to become thin like a toothpick and round like a balloon, I had a belly up to my nose and looked like a dwarf.

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Optical illusions

The optical illusions have a dedicated space: over 50 original paintings, some of them large, that – the museum says - challenge the intelligence of those who will try to solve the mysteries behind them. All images are equipped with measurement tools that help visitors understand how illusions work.

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Oh my! I have three hands!

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Unique experiences

The third space is dedicated to objects that will give you unique experiences: here, you will be able to understand how holograms work, try to decipher the mechanism of cinematic illusion, or be able to try your musical talents at a Theremin, the first electronic musical instrument.

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This is a mobile project and aims to reach all major cities in Romania. Although it is a premiere for our country, the concept of Illusion Museum is popular in many of the world's major cities that have such permanent interactive museums: Barcelona, Zagreb, Moscow, Ljubljana and St. Petersburg. This are just a few examples of cities with a “tradition” like this.

All images are taken with my Sony Xperia XZ 😊


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