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Palace of Fine Arts

This is a cool museum if you go with children because there you have hundreds of experiments, it´s very interesting, your children and yourself will learn a lot and will have a lot of fun, there are a lot of games. You can see how the tornados form, you can do a huge bubbles, you can also feel yourself talking to a full auditorium and you´ll hear real applauses back as you give a speech.

There is also a demonstration of how the comets form in Space, how the colors affect your mind and give certain kind of mood or sensations, you can also create a water wall, you will see how your face would be if the right side would be exactly at your left side and visceverse.

I was particularly more attracted to the experiments they had there about our sensations, emotions, expressions and how our minds work, i.

Lake besides the museum
e what does relly "cute" mean? and how you can meassure "cuteness"?. There were also a panel showing the real and the possed smiles of people and you should tell if a smile is one kind or the other, then you´ll open some panels and see the right answer, the possed ones seemed very real but they were not.

At the same time that i was at the museum there was a lecture by Paul Eckman, who made a study on a tribe found in New Guinea who had never had contact with the civilization however they had facial gestures that are natural humans: smiles, signs of anger, sadness, etc. Unfortunately the lecture was private and i couldn´t go in but there was some info about it in the museum´s exposition

The entrance is $14 for adults. Check out some of the pictures...

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Palace of Fine Arts
Palace of Fine Arts
Lake besides the museum
Lake besides the museum
Huge columns
Huge columns
The evidence of course
The evidence of course
Beautiful building
Beautiful building
Entrance $14
Entrance $14
You can play with magnets
You can play with magnets
When black and white sand fall the…
When black and white sand fall th…
Doing patterns on the sand
Doing patterns on the sand
Make your own giant bubble
Make your own giant bubble
Will you drink this water?
The to…
Will you drink this water? The t…
Center of Attention Room
Center of Attention Room
Give a speach and hear the applaus…
Give a speach and hear the applau…
Dinosaur that functions when it se…
Dinosaur that functions when it s…
Nice light game
Nice light game
Three dimensional art
Three dimensional art
Straight hyperbolic slot does pass…
Straight hyperbolic slot does pas…
Feelings and Science
Feelings and Science
What´s Cuteness?
What´s Cuteness?
Do we really know our minds?
Do we really know our minds?
Are human minds unique?
Are human minds unique?
Each color gives you a different f…
Each color gives you a different …
Motion game
Motion game
Motion game
Motion game
Colored shadows
Colored shadows
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113 km (70 miles) traveled
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