I received tickets to attend the exhibit but was not paid to facilitated this post.
Opinions are my own.
Opinions are my own.
Mythbusters is in CLEVELAND!
Okay, not really here and not being filmed here but their exhibit, Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, is here and on display at the Great Lakes Science Center until May 3, 2015. There are over 150 items in this exhibit to see and do - from blowing a house down to pulling a tablecloth out from under the dishes.
In this truly fantastic exhibit, you become a real MythBuster and uncover the truth behind some of science's most popular myths. You can also explore authentic props and gadgets direct from the MythBusters set! And if that was not enough - Duct Tape Studio where you can design, build and test a myth using one of the world's greatest construction materials...duct tape!
There is so much to see and do - be sure to give yourself plenty of time to do it all! pst - don't forget to enter to win tickets at the end of this post!
The Blueprint RoomAlmost like the real-life operations room of the MythBusters’ set, with more than 60 artifacts salvaged from more than 700 experiments conducted on the series, hand-picked by the team including the buried alive coffin.
This is where the real action is at and you have the opportunity to do experiments. There are introductory videos for the big experiments to help you along the way made by the MythBusters.
I will admit it - we did not do all but we did most and there was so much to do and see that I missed so many great photo opportunities. I want to go back! Here is a sample of the exhibits.
Butter Side Up?
Will buttered side toast always land buttered side up?
Big Bad Wolf
It's the MythBusters version of the three little pigs! Build a house and knock it down in a wind chamber! There are three types of "building materials" to represent straw, wood, and stone but you can use any combination.
Run or Walk in the Rain
Does it matter if you run or walk in the rain? Will one way keep you drier? This is cool because you and a partner walk/run at the same time, through a food grade, specialty dyed water, and compare the results under black lights.
Change Like a Superhero
This one was just fun and my guy was featured in Cleveland.com feature on the exhibit. It took him about a minute to change and that was with just a few items! His cape kept getting caught up on everything.
Can you hang from a cliff like a stuntman? The husband took issue with this one because he thinks adrenaline would keep you hanging on.
What will happen when you try to pull a tablecloth off a fully set table? We all tried and it was pretty funny to see us all fail at it. There is even different types of material to try on. I saw a few do it but I was not one!
Our favorite and exclusive to Cleveland - Duct Tape Studio!Avon, Ohio is home to Duck Brand and the Duck Tape Festival - 12th year - June 19 - 21, 2015, so it makes total sense to have an entire exhibit, within the exhibit, dedicated to the MythBusters favorite (and strongest) tool in their box of tricks!
We spent a lot of time in there...
|Duct tape being added to the frame of this sled as a community experiment to see if it will work in the snow.|
|Where all those masterpieces end up|
|The duct tape boat at Mythbusters #beamythbuster|
|A few of the rockstars of the Great Lakes Science Center helping my MythBuster with his duct tape boat|
Okay, most of our time...
|I'm attempting to make a duct tape blanket.|
And for even more MythBusters programs and events
- Special MythBusters-themed programs and workshops that are fun for the whole family.
- MythBusters Overnight - Saturday, February 7 (Community Overnight for families and youth groups), 6 pm
- BUSTED! Myths Meets Science (Spring Break Camp) Monday, March 30 OR Friday, April 10. This day is one giant science experiment! Learn the basics of physics and chemistry as you put a variety of myths to the test. Includes admission to MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition. For grades K - 8. $62 ($57 members). Register at 216-621-2400 or online.
Now it is your turn to enter to win tickets to this once in a lifetime event in Cleveland, Ohio's Great Lakes Science Center!Enter via the gleam form below -
I received tickets to this exhibit to attend and giveaway in exchange for this post. I was not compensated in any other way. Opinions are my own.
©2015 Discovery Communications, LLC. All rights reserved. MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition is organized by Exhibits Development Group and Geoffrey M. Curley + Associates in collaboration with Discovery Communications and the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. MythBusters Developed and Produced by Beyond Entertainment Limited.