Star Wars Exhibit at the Philadelphia Franklin Institute Feb 9-May 4, 2008

Update:

Philadelphia Inquirer Review

review of the exhibit in Fort Worth

  • Millennium Falcon enhanced by Boise Corporation proprietary 3D sound system ($5 to ride)
  • Real World robots
  • Luke’s original landspeeder from Episode IV
  • The original Yoda Puppet
  • Darth Vader’s actual helmet from Episode III
  • Also C-3PO and R2-D2

Rules: no lightsabers permitted. No prop blasters allowed. No food or drink or disruptive behavior. You must be 5 years old, 42 inches high, and not wearing sandals to get on the Star Wars airchair ride.

Cost: evening rates Wed thru Saturday are $10.50 adults $9.50 children, which includes admission to the museum which is usually like $14.

Website: http://www2.fi.edu/exhibits/traveling/starwars/index.php

Wikipedia Article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars:_Where_Science_Meets_Imagination

After Philadelphia, the exhibit travels to Saint Paul, Minnesota June 13-August 24

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One response to “Star Wars Exhibit at the Philadelphia Franklin Institute Feb 9-May 4, 2008

  1. Brian Atkiss

    If anyone is interested in Star Wars in the Philadelphia area the Philadelphia 76ers are holding a Sci-Fi/Star Wars dress up contest on April 22nd against the New Jersey Nets. The winner will receive a $500 cash prize. First 10,00 fans will get glo sticks. Visit sixers.com for tickets and more information.

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