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Descend into Ripley’s underground lab of illusions, where things are not always what they seem! Switch up your perspective, challenge your senses, and spark your curiosity as you engage with optical, photographic, and interactive illusions.

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Ripley's Illusion Lab Logo

Descend into Ripley’s underground lab of illusions, where things are not always what they seem! Switch up your perspective, challenge your senses, and spark your curiosity as you engage with optical, photographic, and interactive illusions.

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What is an Illusion?

The light entering your eyes goes directly to your brain as electrical signals. Those signals are then transformed into images — recreations of what you are actually seeing. But sometimes, your mind plays tricks on you and makes you see things that aren’t really there. At Ripley’s Illusion Lab, you can put your brain to the test and discover the weird world of optical illusions, a one-of-a-kind experience where education and entertainment go hand in hand!

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CHALLENGE YOUR SENSES

HOURS

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

MAY 28 – MAY 30
SUNDAYS – THURSDAYS: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

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