American actor Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock and Canadian actor William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk appear in a scene from 'The Man Trap,' the premiere episode of 'Star Trek,' which aired on September 8, 1966. (CBS Photo Archive)
Trekkies and techies unite. Soon there will be a place to satisfy your need for science reality and science fiction all under the same roof.
Klingons, Romulans and Vulcans will be right at home alongside robots, inventions, space exploration when the exhibit opens Oct. 23.
Billed as the ultimate experience for fans and first-timers, the interactive display will feature original costumes, genuine props and authentic recreations of sets from all five Star Trek television series and 11 Star Trek feature films, including the newest one that hit theaters in May.
"Star Trek is deeply grounded in science and technology topics such as physics and astronomy." Peter Friess, president of The Tech Museum, said."We think visiting scientists, engineers, educators and others will agree that hosting the Exhibition at The Tech Museum is perfectly logical."
Among the highlights being beamed in for the 15,000 square foot exhibition, will be:
Tickets are already being sold for the exhibit.