--Look into a giant kaleidoscope. Do not adjust your eyes. Objects are jazzier more jazzy than they normally appear.
--Climb through the 35-foot-tall maze called Water's Journey, which simulates a water droplet's cycle from aquifer to atmosphere and back to earth.
--Make and bend noodles into any shape you want. We suggest fettuccine.
IF YOU GO
ADDRESS: 110 W. Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa
COST: Children, $9.50; adults, $15; military/seniors: $12.50. Children 1 and younger, free. Annual memberships range from $90 to $175.
HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The museum is open every day except Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
PARKING: Available at the adjacent Poe Garage on the corner of Ashley Drive and Cass Street. Regular parking is $1.20 per hour.