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National Museum of Mathematics

Bronx Preparatory Charter School students Shakeel Hawker, right, Pablo Guante, center, and Shaquille Beeston look at some of the interactive displays at the new National Museum of Mathematics.

National Museum of Mathematics

December 26, 2012

Located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, the museum is aimed at children aged 8 to 13. The designers and curators have given the place a playground feel. The 40 exhibits include a "wall of fire" made up of laser lights that teaches kids about geometry and a square-wheeled tricycle that still manages to produce a smooth ride thanks to a wavy track.