Tower of Brahma

At this exhibit, there are three vertical rods and 7 tower pieces. Your challenge is to move the tower from one rod to another, following three simple rules.

You can move only one tower piece at a time.

You cannot put a larger tower piece on top of a smaller tower piece.

You can make use of all three rods to complete the challenge.

If it seems difficult, try starting with a three-piece tower first.

What is the smallest number of moves it takes to move your tower?

You can ask a staff member for some tips if you get stuck.

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Extra Challenges


  • Once you have done this, then try a four-piece tower.
  • Repeat the challenge adding one more piece each time you complete it.