The Henry Ford Museum’s Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds Exhibit
Geektainment.TV host Caitlin Burt chats with Kate Morland, The Henry Ford Museum’s Exhibits Manager, about their Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds fully immersive, limited-engagement exhibit open through September 2, 2019. The exhibit showcases:
-more than 100 props and artifacts from the six Star Trek television series and many of the films, including an original series tricorder, communicator and phaser, a Borg cube, Klingon disruptor pistol, tribbles.
-Rare costumes, including the Spock tunic worn by Leonard Nimoy, Lt. Uhura’s (Nichelle Nichols) dress, Khan garments past and present such as the open-chest tunic worn by Ricardo Montalban and the costume worn by Benedict Cumberbatch in the 2013 reboot, Captain Picard’s (Patrick Stewart) uniform, a Borg costume, the alien Gorn.
-Transporter simulator in which visitors can create a film that shows them being beamed to another planet. KHAAAN! video booth where visitors can re-create the memorable scene from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.
-Spaceship filming models, including the U.S.S. Enterprise, Deep Space 9 space station.
-Original scripts, concept art, storyboards, and production drawings.