Mindbender Mansion (mid-size)

'Spelling Fever' interactive activity

Fast Facts

Summary

Mindbender Mansion, an eclectic place full of brainteasers and interactive challenges, boosts brain power through fun and engaging STEM content. 

Square Footage 
2,500 sq. ft.
Topics 
Collaboration
Critical Thinking
Problem Solving
STEAM
Price 

$40,000 for 3 months, plus shipping

Highlights 

Full Body Challenges
Brain Teaser Puzzles 
Immersive Environment

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Enter the wonderfully puzzling world of Mindbender Mansion, an eclectic place full of brainteasers and interactive challenges guaranteed to test the brain power and problem solving skills of even the most experienced puzzlers. 

STEM based educational content is woven into the puzzles, videos, and group challenges found inside Mindbender Mansion. At the heart of the exhibit is the essential scientific task of problem-solving and critical thinking, and group challenges require communication, collaboration, leadership, and teamwork skills.

Visitors to this fun and quirky mansion return again and again, with friends and family, to experience the mystifying world of Mindbender Mansion. Adults, families, children and school groups alike will enjoy challenging their minds as they try to master each of the 11 individual brainteasers and the three large-scale group activities in this fun and unconventional exhibit!

Virtual Tour

Mindbender Mansion entry

Entry—Clue cards are available to help keep track of clues and passwords from the puzzles that lead to membership in the Mindbender Society.

Mindbender Mansion parlor

Parlor—In the Parlor there are three individual Brainteasers, all of which provide clues toward the final challenge that determines eligibility into the Mindbender Society.

Mindbender Mansion library

Library—In the Library there are three individual Brainteasers, all of which provide clues toward the final challenge that determines eligibility into the Mindbender Society.

Mindbender Mansion kitchen

Kitchen—In the Kitchen, there is one large-scale group activity (Feeding Frenzy) and two individual Brainteasers. Visitors receive clues toward the final challenge.

Mindbender Mansion feeding frenzy activity

Feeding Frenzy—In this large-scale activity, teamwork is necessary to successfully meet the challenge: to fill a minimum of 10 T.V. dinner trays on a moving conveyer belt within the specified amount of time.

Mindbender Mansion map room

Map Room—In the Map Room there is one large-scale group activity (Amazing Maze) and three individual Brainteasers. All three brainteasers provide clues toward the final challenge.

Mindbender Mansion amazing maze team challenge

Amazing Maze—In this large-scale activity, up to four visitors work together to tilt a table in different directions, guiding a ball into six holes as quickly as possible in the allotted time.

Mindbender Mansion spelling fever activity

Spelling Fever—In this large-scale, full-body activity, teamwork is necessary to successfully meet the challenge: to correctly spell answers to trivia questions within a limited amount of time by hopping on letter squares.

Mindbender Mansion wall of fame

Wall of Fame—Visitors see if they are eligible to become a member of the Mindbender Society and possibly add their portrait to the “Mindbender Society Wall of Fame.”

Availability

Arkansas Discovery Network

Arkansas Discovery Network

OMSI for refurbishment

Danville Science Center

Museum of the Rockies

Montshire Museum

Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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School Resources

Educator Guide

A collection of PDFs and guides for museum staff and teachers to expand on the educational content of the exhibit, including in-classroom experiments and activities for your museum floor.

Museum Resources

Exhibit Floor Plan

This sample floor plan gives you an idea of how Mindbender Mansion will look in your gallery space.

Media Resources

Marketing Kit

All the logos, images, and assets you need to properly market the exhibit, promote sponsors, and get guests excited about their visit!

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