SAN ANTONIO – A brand new exhibit known as “The Power of Poison” is coming to the Witte Museum.
The theatrical exhibit will take company via the mist and vines of Colombia’s Chocó Forest.
Visitors shall be in a position to discover poison’s function in nature, legend and human well being with interactive instruments like an enchanted e book.
The enchanted e book resembles an historical botanical quantity and shows animations of well-known toxic plant species, together with belladonna and monkshood.
There’s additionally a life-sized scene of the Mad Hatter from Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland,” which tells the story behind the saying “mad as a hatter.”
“Visitors of all ages will enjoy the interactive exhibits while exploring how poison can both harm and heal in the exhibition’s immersive galleries: Poison in Nature, Texas Tales, Poison in Myth & Legend, Detecting Poison, Victims and Villians, and Poison for Good,” a press launch states.
“The Power of Poison” is an elaborate exhibition organized by the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
It shall be open to the general public beginning Saturday, May 21.
The Witte Museum is situated at 3801 Broadway Street and free parking is on the market within the adjoining Brackenridge Park Parking Garage.
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