Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. exhibit coming to Discovery Times Square


Attention Marvelites! If you happen to be in the New York area May 23, 2014 to January 4, 2015 you'll need to carve out some time to visit the a new exhibition based on Marvel's legendary heroes. Read the press release below. - Aljon

Victory Hill Exhibitions, in association with Marvel Entertainment, announces the Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N., the highly anticipated new exhibition based on the global box office smash, Marvel's The AVENGERS. Premiering May 23, 2014 at Discovery Times Square, this S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) based exhibition will run from May 23, 2014 to January 4, 2015.

.Marvel’s AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. sets New York City World Premiere May 23, 2014
The Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network) is a completely immersive experience that brings visitors into the world of The AVENGERS. Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. is an interactive exhibit experience that allows visitors to participate in a simulated recruitment as if they were being trained as agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

"This is a real game changer in the exhibition world," said Sean Haran, VP of Business Development at Marvel Entertainment. "By teaming up with Victory Hill Exhibitions, we are bringing all of the excitement of the big screen into an incredibly engaging experience that allows people to really delve into and explore the world of the The Avengers," continues Mr. Haran.

Visitors of all ages are granted S.H.I.E.L.D. access to the official S.T.A.T.I.O.N. headquarters and taken deep into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here they will have open access to a vast array of intelligence files, classified studies and experiments that explores the history and scientific origins of Marvel's The Avengers. Visitors will also be given unprecedented access to some of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s most highly guarded artifacts such as Captain America's Birth Pod, the Tesseract Portal Device, Loki's Scepter, a hermetically sealed Chitauri and more, recovered after the Battle of New York.

"To work so closely with the Marvel team on this incredible production, alongside some of the greatest scientific individuals and institutions in America, has been a real honor. With this exhibit, we are seamlessly integrating story and science to create a truly immersive edutainment environment, set within Marvel's Cinematic Universe," states Nicholas Cooper, Victory Hill founder / Chief Creative Officer.

NASA, the Science & Entertainment Exchange (a program of the National Academy of Sciences), Neuroverse, and Thwacke are all collaborating on the Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Exhibition visitors will get the chance to 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.

"We are thrilled to be bringing this exhibition, based on Marvel's world renowned entertainment franchise, to life at Discovery Times Square. To provide fans the opportunity to experience The AVENGERS universe through this immersive exhibition is a great pleasure and a continuation of our efforts to bring people closer to the stories and entertainment properties that they love," states James Sanna, President of Discovery Times Square.

Discovery Times Square will be transformed into the Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. official headquarters and opens the doors on May 23, 2014 for the World Premiere. Individual tickets will go on sale in coming weeks, with group tickets now available. For information on purchasing tickets for groups of more than 10 please call 855.266.5387.

For more information about the Marvel's AVENGERS: S.T.A.T.I.O.N. visit http://www.avengersstation.com and follow the latest developments through social media by visiting: www.StationExhibit.com/Avengers
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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 www.marvel.com.

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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