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Thousands visit mag lab during annual open house

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Posted at 6:37 PM, Feb 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-16 15:16:29-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)--If you've ever had an MRI at the hospital you've been inside a magnet.

Thousands of people learned facts like this during a visit to the mag lab at its annual open house in Tallahassee.

The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory is the only one of its kind in the country and is also home to the world's most powerful magnet.

Children and adults got an up-close look inside the 370,000 square foot complex. Click here to learn more about the lab or schedule a visit.