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Museum of Illusions
  • 77 Eighth Ave.
  • Manhattan, NY 10014
  (212) 645-3230

  • 77 Eighth Ave.
  • Manhattan, NY 10014
  (212) 645-3230

Explore the world of illusions and experience the impossible at the Museum of Illusions, where nothing is what it seems. The Museum offers an intriguing visual, sensory and educational experience, including a handful of new, unexplored illusions. The collection of holograms, optical illusions and other installations are a playful reminder to question the world we observe. Amusing and awesome tricks will teach you about vision, perception, the human brain and science to explain why your eyes see things which your brain cannot understand. Make sure to visit the playroom, featuring intriguing and educational games and puzzles.

  • Days Closed:
    • None
  • Kid Friendly:
  • Multilingual Staff:
  • Senior Citizen Discounts:
Business Continuity
  • Re-Opening Status: Open - Limited Service/Capacity
Facility Info
  • Exhibits Space
  • Exhibits 50
  • Largest Room 20
  • Total Sq. Ft. 5000
  • Reception Capacity 4
  • Mtg. Venue: Largest Exhibit Hall - Sq ft 5000
  • # of Private Rooms 6
  • Nontraditional Space
  • Raw Space
  • Number of Rooms 6
  • Classroom Capacity 50