STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION Invited to the Detroit Science Center
Exhibition to make its Midwest debut February 14th 2009
DETROIT, Dec. 5, 2008 -- Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRXI) announced today that STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION will make its Midwest debut at the Detroit Science Center on Feb. 14, 2009, for a limited engagement. This multi-city touring exhibition contains the world's most comprehensive collection of authentic Star Trek ships, set re-creations, costumes and props from 5 television series and 10 films over the last 40+ years.
This unparalleled experience, which recently made its national tour debut at the San Diego Air and Space Museum, enables the public to step inside the Star Trek universe and become active participants in the legacy that has captivated our imagination for generations. Whether it is sitting on a recreation of the original U.S.S. Enterprise bridge or traveling through space on motion simulators, STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION fully immerses visitors in the legendary television adventure that has become synonymous with scientific innovation and ingenuity.
"STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION is an incredible journey through space and time, and will give our visitors a close encounter with the science and exploration of the universe, as seen through the unique perspective of the Star Trek experience," said Todd Slisher, Detroit Science Center Vice President of Science Programs. "The Star Trek franchise has inspired people for generations, and we feel that this exhibit will similarly inspire our visitors to seek out the real-life science, engineering, technology principles that lie behind the stories and destinations of the Enterprise."
"Science meets science fiction in STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION," states Arnie Geller, President and CEO of Premier Exhibitions, Inc. "Visitors to the Detroit Science Center will not only explore modern day technology and advancements that were inspired by this groundbreaking series but view one-of-a-kind costumes, props and filming models from this remarkable series. This exhibition will ultimately allow individuals to connect the dreams of the big screen with the reality of actual space exploration."
Highlights of STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION include:
• Re-creations of original sets from Star Trek: The Next Generation, including Captain Picard's quarters and command chair.
• A chance to ride through a Star Trek adventure in two full-motion flight simulators.
• A full-scale recreation of the Transporter Room from Star Trek: The Next Generation.
STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION is produced by Premier Exhibitions Inc. (NASDAQ: PRXI) and licensed from CBS Consumer Products.
® & © 2008 CBS Studios Inc. All rights reserved. STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc.
Premier Exhibitions, Inc. is a major provider of museum quality touring exhibitions throughout the world.
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