A young child's smiling face appears reflected in a mirror outside. Image: Paul Upward and Timberplay Scotland.

Light Exhibits

Confound your sense of sight with these visual illusions. Step inside a kaleidoscope and spin the patterned discs to trick your eye.

Explore how light reflects off objects and enters our eyes before being processed by our brains and discover how our minds can be fooled with visual illusions.

Explore Light

Join Fergus as he reveals how our sense of sight can be tricked, with the help of the light exhibits at Glasgow Science Centre's Outer Space.


More light experiments

Learn with Celine about light refraction with some light bending experiments.


Page header image credit: Paul Upward and Timberplay Scotland

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