340 Ton Boulder Goes on Display at Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Posted on June 25, 2012
A 340 ton boulder has gone on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). The boulder is known as the LACMA Rock. The boulder is supported at the center of a long concrete slot. Visitors can walk along the slot and travel underneath the boulder. You can find out more about the exhibit, called Levitated Mass, here. Take a look:
A 200-foot-long transporter truck with 196 wheels was specially made to carry to boulder on its 110 mile journey to the museum. The exhibit does have an education component, which demonstrates concepts of size and scale for students.