If you've ever wanted to experience an immersive exhibit showcasing the science of Marvel's The Avengers and its respective superheroes, have we got the announcement for you! Marvel Entertainment, in collaboration with Discovery Times Square and NASA, have announced a new exhibit called 'Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.' which brings the Marvel Universe to life. You can read the full press release on the exhibit below.
Discovery Times Square, in association with Victory Hill Exhibitions and Marvel Entertainment and in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Academy of Sciences, announces the world premiere of Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. The highly anticipated new exhibition, based on the global box-office smash film franchise: Marvel's The Avengers, will premiere on May 23, 2014 at Discovery Times Square in New York City. Tickets are on sale now.
Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network) is a completely immersive, interactive exhibit experience that brings visitors into the world of The Avengers. Leading EdTech innovator Gamedesk created S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) based educational pathways for the exhibition, bringing to life the science behind Marvel Super Heroes and allows fans to participate in a simulated recruitment, as if they were being trained as agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Visitors of all ages are exclusively recruited to join S.H.I.E.L.D. and enter the official S.T.A.T.I.O.N. headquarters. Exhibition-goers are then taken deep into the Marvel Cinematic Universe where they will experience first-hand the vast array of intelligence files, classified studies, and experiments that explores the history and scientific origins of Marvel's The Avengers including Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America, Thor, and others. Visitors will also be given unprecedented access to some of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s most highly guarded artifacts recovered after the Battle of New York such as Captain America's Birth Pod, the Tesseract Portal Device, Loki's Scepter, a hermetically sealed Chitauri and more.
NASA, the Science & Entertainment Exchange program of the National Academy of Sciences, Neuroverse, and Thwacke are all collaborating on Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Exhibition visitors will map out the stars to find Asgard, learn to operate Iron Man's suit, witness the neurological effects of Bruce Banner's transformation into the Hulk, and physically test themselves against Captain America.
Discovery Times Square will be transformed into the Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. on May 23, 2014. For tickets to Marvel's Avengers: S.T.A.T.I.O.N. DiscoveryTSX.com/Exhibitions/Avengers. Tickets are also currently available for purchase at the box office. For information on purchasing tickets for groups of more than 10 please call 855.266.5387.