Star Trek: The Exhibition Debuts In Louisville SundayPosted by T'Bonz - 21/01/11 at 01:01 pm
Star Trek: The Exhibition will open at the Louisville Science Center in Kentucky on Sunday, January 23.
A special event, Science With a Twist: An Evening Aboard The Enterprise, will be held for fans the night before the opening at 7 PM, with Robert Picardo (Star Trek: Voyager’s EMH) making a special appearance.
The event is nearly sold out, with limited tickets still available for the $100 Commander level. The Fan Club level tickets (sold out), priced at $25, will give fans in attendance at Science With a Twist: An Evening Aboard the Enterprise: a complimentary Star Trek cocktail, light desserts and entrance to the exhibit. The $100 Fan Club level ticket includes all of that plus a strolling dinner, phaser tag, entertainment and valet parking. There will be a cash bar at the event. There is also a $250 and a $2500 ticket level, with the latter offering ten tickets to the event.
Picardo will be signing autographs at Science With a Twist: An Evening Aboard the Enterprise and will also make a special appearance on opening day of Star Trek: The Exhibition at 1 PM, where his autograph can be obtained for $20.
Star Trek: The Exhibition, locally produced by AT&T, features: sets, costumes, museum pieces and props from all five Star Trek television series and from all of the Star Trek movies. Fans can sit in Captain Kirk’s chair (original series) and explore different themes at The Exhibition.
The themes include: Exploration, a history of the Star Trek story, which includes original models, costumes and props; Health Innovation, which features medical equipment, props and costumes; Communication, which features a reproduction of the Transporter Room; and Space Travel, which features set pieces from Star Trek: The Next Generation and ship models from the Federation (including Vulcan) and the Klingon Empire.
Star Trek: The Exhibition is $18 for adults and $14 for children aged 2-12. This price also includes admission to the Science Center’s permanent exhibits. Note that photos are not permitted inside The Exhibition. Photo opportunities will be offered for a fee.
Star Trek: The Exhibition will run through May 22.