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Our Senses: An Immersive Experience

A young girl stands in a room with black and white gridlines curving across the walls and floor

Find out why we have senses, how they work, and what makes human perception so unique.

In this highly experiential exhibition, explore 11 immersive spaces that dare you to trust your senses—then show you how what we perceive is not simply a window into the world around us but a product of our brains. 

 

Reviews

"Takes you out of your comfort zone – that is, challenging the senses through which you've experienced your entire life – and places you in the unknown." — The New York Times

"Prepare for sensory overload: Your eyes, ears, nose and, especially, brain are going to be tested." — The New York Times

 

Our Senses: An Immersive Experience is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (amnh.org).