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The Bodies Exhibit In NYC

An August 2006 trip to New York by ripplefan2

Quote: Coolest and strangest exhibit. A must-see!

Bodies the Exhibit

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Attraction | "The Bodies Exhibit"

If you happen to find yourself in New York down by the South Street Seaport, I would suggest a stop over at the Bodies Exhibit. The price is a bit much ($26 a person) but the experience is totally worth it. IT IS NOT FOR THOSE WITH WEAK STOMACHES! When you first walk in, the temperature is a bit below comfortable, so dress warmly, but the thought that you are about the side workings of your own body is very over powering. The place is extremely strange. Apparently, they take donated bodies, drain them out and soak them in a liquid polymer that refills in the body and reserves it so we can see it the way the exhibit wants it to be seen. You can find out the exact ways in which they create t...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 15, 2007

Bodies the Exhibit
South Street Seaport Exhibition Centre
New York, New York 10038