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DC's newest museum offers visitors a mind-bending experience

The District's newest museum just opened its doors in Northwest DC

WASHINGTON — D.C. is filled with museums of all kinds. A new mind-bending museum just opened its doors on Tuesday, Dec. 13. It's the Museum of Illusions, located at 925 H Street Northwest in CityCenterDC.

"The Museum of Illusions Washington D.C. is unlike anything else that we've got in Washington and it's a really exciting space where we say education meets entertainment and science meets magic," said MOIDC owner Ghida Damirji.

The museum’s unique hands-on experience is designed to include illusionistic rooms, optical illusions and a playroom with didactic games and puzzles, with all exhibits on science, mathematics and psychology, allowing visitors to learn about vision, perception, and the human brain through attractive and fun exhibits.

MOIDC takes inspiration from its surroundings, featuring iconic Washingtonian culture in a variety of ways throughout its more than 50 exhibits. As guests make their way through the museum, they can expect to be followed by the wandering eyes of George Washington as they take in a beautiful mosaic of Capitol Hill. The Museum even offers an ode to the Blue Metro Line in the Reverse Room, where guests can seemingly “hang” from the Metro car’s ceiling. The Ames Room is the perfect place for people to have fun with their height as guests will appear to grow and shrink as they walk from one corner of the room to the next.

For more information and to grab your tickets, check the Museum of Illusions website here


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