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Tickets on Sale Now for First-ever Interactive, Immersive Marvel Super Hero Experience in Collaboration with The Science and Entertainment Exchange, a Program of the National Academy of Sciences
NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. http://www.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.
About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit marvel.com. © MARVEL
About Victory Hill Exhibitions
Victory Hill Exhibitions, LLC. is an exhibition production and distribution company focused on delivering engaging, educational and interactive exhibitions for the global market. Victory Hill is devoted to combining intellectual content and creative talent to produce world-class museum-quality exhibitions. Using the latest technological capabilities and story telling techniques, Victory Hill delivers impressive, visually appealing, educational content, and entertainment enjoyed by visitors of all ages. For more information visit www.victoryhillexhibitions.com.
About Discovery Times Square
Discovery Times Square is New York City's first large-scale exhibition center presenting visitors with limited-run, educational and immersive exhibition experiences while exploring the world's defining cultures, art, history and events. More than a museum, Discovery Times Square is the destination for discovery through unique and immersive exhibitions in New York. At Discovery Times Square, events epic and rare come to life by connecting you to the greatest human stories ever told. Intelligent, exciting, and moving - it's the experience that counts. For more information visit www.discoverytsx.com.
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