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The Puzzling Place, Portinscale

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Specialty Museum · Museum
The Puzzling Place is exactly what its name suggests: a puzzling house of brain-twisting decor. Test your alacrity with the puzzles in the puzzle area at the top of the stairs and throughout the shop; both are free to enter. A small entrance fee will get you into the main attraction, the World of Illusion, which contains an "anti-gravity" room, a hologram gallery, and the "Eyelusions" exhibit. Be forewarned: The reality-bending exhibits might leave you reeling with laughter and dizziness. Arrange your visit to The Puzzling Place and discover more family-friendly attractions in Portinscale using our Portinscale online travel planner.
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  • A fun place to spend an hour or so - especially when raining. Most items were fun and interactive. great for kids and adults  more »
  • Really enjoyable visit. Great way to spend an hour and have a laugh. Some serious illusions too. Unusual attraction but highly recommended  more »
  • Great value. Lots of interesting visual tricks and illusions - holograms, zoetropes, magic mirrors. Plus three or four small rooms set up with cameras so you can participate in the illusion. Also, lovely low pressure gift shop, relaxed and welcoming staff. Great way to spend an hour and memories for life. Don't miss it!
  • Appsolutely Amazing. Illusions, mirrors, puzzles and funny floors. Everything for any family. Definitely would go back. Incredible Fun Day Out!

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