Reinventing Reality: Explore the Science of Virtual Reality

Exhibition Name:
Reinventing Reality: Explore the Science of Virtual Reality

Reinventing Reality offers guests an interactive experience into the magical world of Virtual Reality. Explore how this incredible technology works, learn why virtual worlds feel so believable, and choose from a selection of thrilling full-body VR experiences. 


Highlights include: 

Experience Virtual Reality: Guests dive into fully immersive VR experiences. 

Reaity or Perception? Guests discover how VR uses—and sometimes fools—our brain to make the virtual world seem real. 

Creating Virtual Worlds: This section includes 12 VR Experience Pods, and 6 STEM professionals are profiled in a series of short documentaries.

Bringing Worlds to Life: Guests explore how computers create and project 3D objects into the virtual and real worlds.

Inside a VR Headset: Here we reveal how VR uses tools like cameras and gyroscopes to capture our body movements so we can interact with virtual environments.

The exhibition is entirely bilingual, in English and Spanish or English and French.


Science & Technology
Primarily Consists of:
Hands-On Activities
Please inquire
5,000 square feet
Venue duration:
12 weeks minimum
From Summer 2023
Special Requirements:
Previous Venues:

Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley - November 2019 - March 2020

Westfield Valley Fair, San Jose, September 2021 - January 2022

Science North, Sudbury, Ontario, April 2022 - September 2022

Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo, February 2023 - June 2023

Heather Birchall

San Jose, CA, 95130

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