Perception Deception

A man smiling and holding two over sized model hex nuts through his left arm.

Find out how we perceive the world around us. Is your brain playing tricks on you?

Have you thought about?

  • What is perception and why is it important?
  • Do we have more than five senses?
  • Why does our brain fool us?
  • How is the way we perceive the world affected by modern technology?
  • What is perception and why is it important?
  • Do we have more than five senses?
  • Why does our brain fool us?
  • How is the way we perceive the world affected by modern technology?

WHEN AND WHERE

All Ages

Learn About

This show explores the senses, how we perceive the world around us, and what exactly is happening when we experience an illusion.

For Educators

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Wednesday 24 April, 2019

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Find out how we perceive the world around us. Is your brain playing tricks on you?

3-9
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

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8+
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Join us for a graphic look at the science of mummification. This is not one for the squeamish.

Thursday 25 April, 2019

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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8+
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Almost 50 years ago the space race was concluded by Apollo 11 taking Astronauts to the Moon. 

Discover the science, technology and humanity behind the massive Apollo program. 8yrs+ 

Friday 26 April, 2019

10+
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

From wheels to wifi we have embraced technology, how far could technology go?

How far should technology go? What do you think?

Recommended for ages 8 and up

3-9
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Location:

Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

It's another dinosaur puppet adventure with Mutty the Muttaburrasaur as he sets off to rescue his parents missing eggs from hungry egg-stealers. There's a host of dinosaurs to meet and learn about as we bounce through the Cretaceous landscape seeking help from friends and running from the meat-eaters. Come and join in all the fun of puppet palaeontology with the

All Ages
Time:
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Find out how we perceive the world around us. Is your brain playing tricks on you?

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