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Hollywood, CA: "Star Trek The Exhibition" at Hollywood & Highland Starting October 10

Posted on Wednesday, October 7th, 2009 2:12 PM by Scott Jentsch

A 10,000 square foot exhibition containing authentic ships, set recreations, costumes, and props from the eleven Star Trek movies (including the most recent, Star Trek) and five TV series will open to the public on October 10, 2009 at Hollywood and Highland in Hollywood, California.

The press release (which is included below) mentions the following highlights:

  • Props and costumes from the J.J. Abrams directed film, Star Trek.
  • Capt. Kirk's chair with a visitor photo opportunity using green screen technology
  • Recreation of the Engineering Room from the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D
  • Shinzon's throne featured in the film Star Trek: Nemesis
  • Recreation of the bridge of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D, featured in Star Trek: The Next Generation. Visitors can sit in Jean-Luc Picard's Captain's Chair.
  • A replica of the sickbay from Star Trek: The Next Generation. The ship's sickbay was the setting for many of the show's most important scenes.
  • Recreation of Quark's Bar from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine featuring live music and special event entertainment.

Tickets for the exhibition range from $10.50 to $16.50 and can be purchased at the box office or in advance at www.ticketweb.com. The exhibit is open seven days a week: Sunday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. For more information, text “Hollywood” to 75309 or call 866-940-3976. The address for the exhibit is 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028.

Visit the web site for Star Trek The Exhibition or see the press release below for more details. You can read a review of the exhibition by the New York Times done when it was at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia earlier this year.

Have you seen this exhibition? Let others know what you thought of it by adding your comments below!

Press Release

STAR TREK® THE EXHIBITION Beams into Hollywood & Highland October 10

Exhibition to Feature Props and Costumes from 2009 Blockbuster Film

October 06, 2009

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION will open October 10 for an interactive, hands-on limited engagement at Hollywood and Highland in Hollywood, Calif. Presented by the Event Agency, under license from CBS Consumer Products, the 10,000 square foot touring exhibition contains the world’s most comprehensive collection of authentic Star Trek ships, set recreations, costumes and props from five television series and 11 films spanning more than 40 years. This exhibit includes props and costumes from the 2009 J.J. Abrams directed film Star Trek.

This unparalleled experience enables the public to step inside the Star Trek universe and become active participants in the legacy that has captivated imaginations for generations. Whether it’s sitting on the bridge of the U.S.S. Enterprise or traveling through space on motion simulators, STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION fully immerses visitors in the legendary adventure that has become synonymous with scientific innovation and ingenuity.

“STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION is the ultimate voyage through a legendary piece of history, giving visitors a first-hand look at the scientific endeavors of the Enterprise crew,” states Brian Bouquet, president of The Event Agency. “This opportunity will go a long way to inspire the next generation to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and motivate everyone to boldly go where no one has gone before.”

Highlights of STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION include:

  • Props and costumes from the J.J. Abrams directed film, Star Trek.
  • Capt. Kirk’s chair with a visitor photo opportunity using green screen technology
  • Recreation of the Engineering Room from the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D
  • Shinzon’s throne featured in the film Star Trek: Nemesis
  • Recreation of the bridge of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D, featured in Star Trek: The Next Generation. Visitors can sit in Jean-Luc Picard’s Captain’s Chair.
  • A replica of the sickbay from Star Trek: The Next Generation. The ship’s sickbay was the setting for many of the show’s most important scenes.
  • Recreation of Quark’s Bar from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine featuring live music and special event entertainment.

Tickets for STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION range from $10.50 to $16.50 and can be purchased at the box office or in advance at www.ticketweb.com. The exhibit is open seven days a week: Sunday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. For more information, text “Hollywood” to 75309 or call 866-940-3976. The address for the exhibit is 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028.

Visit the STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION fan page on Facebook here. And follow the exhibition on Twitter @StarTrekhwood

STAR TREK THE EXHIBITION is produced by The Event Agency and licensed from CBS Consumer Products. The Event Agency, Inc. is a Southern California entertainment marketing firm specializing in the marketing promotion of touring events. It serves as a one stop shop for clients including: Bodies… The Exhibition, Titanic The Artifact Exhibition, Motor Trend Auto Shows and AMP Live Events. The Event Agency independently produces and tours over 60 events nationally and internationally every year.

® & © 2009 CBS Studios Inc. All rights reserved. STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc.



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