But that’s not all. Along with the immersive exhibit you’ve already heard so much about, a new multimedia experience will be opening on the SAME day downstairs in our Schaefer Planetarium and Space Object Theater! And there's going to be some amazing Star Trek connections!
-George Takei will be the voice in the film and immersive sound and light show, The Future is Here—How Sci-fi Becomes Reality!
"From computers and information storage to communicators and video-phones, to the U.S. space program itself, Star Trek and other science fiction works have influenced reality. We hope this new film and multimedia experience inspires a new generation to become the futuristic designers of tomorrow."
-A Kelvin Pod movie prop used in Star Trek: Beyond (2016) will be the new centerpiece of the Space Object Theater, with extraordinary artifacts from a variety of Star Trek movies and films surrounding it—yes, even MORE than what will appear in the exhibit! This is the first time the pod has ever been displayed in public.
Other items on display in the Schaefer Planetarium and Space Object Theater include:
● The filming model of the planet Excalbia from the original series episode, The Savage Curtain
● The parka that protects Ambassador Spock (Leonard Nimoy) from the arctic chill on the planet Delta Vega in Star Trek (2009)
● The suit that allows Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) to space-jump between starships in Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
● A uniform worn by Lt. Uhura (Nichelle Nichols) in the original series
● Books, artwork, and 3D objects that show visions of the future of space travel throughout time
The multimedia experience in the Schaefer Planetarium and Space Object Theater will remain open well beyond the close date of the Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds exhibit, which closes April 7.
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● Both the exhibit and multimedia experience are included with museum admission.
● Learn more at www.childrensmuseum.org/star-trek