Train like an agent and delve into the science, history, engineering, genetics and technology behind our favourite Marvel Cinematic Universe Super Heroes, as for the first time in Australia, Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. opens in Melbourne.
This multi-room experience offers fans of all ages the opportunity to explore the super-workings and back-story of each of The Avengers as they train to become an agent of the S.T.A.T.I.O.N. An acronym for Science Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network, guests will step inside the popular films and become part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe storyline.
As part of their training, fans will get the opportunity to interact with props and characters straight from the big screen. Visitors will be able to go through Captain America’s personnel file and explore the cutting-edge science that made Steve Rogers into Captain America, or explore the Bio Lab transformation of Dr Banners superior brain as he morphs into The Hulk.
Dedicated to Thor Odinson, King of Asgard and son of Odin, the Thor Observatory allows visitors to get up close and personal with Thor’s outfits, test your worthiness by attempting to lift Thor’s hammer, Mjolnir and study the universe and its current parameters using NASA’s EYE on the exoplanets program.
Get up close with Iron Man’s iconic suits of armour, or experience what a simulated flight inside the suit would be like, and in a world first, keep up with the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe, as the Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. experience in Melbourne includes never before seen displays on Black Panther, The Wasp and Thanos.
Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. has also been provided a super-powered dose of science and technology by NASA to enhance the authenticity of the experience and pique visitors’ interest in real-world science and technology. With comprehensive educational materials available for teachers, plus supporting materials created by Quantum Victoria, it is a thrilling learning experience for high school kids to follow STEM pathways by amplifying the scientific themes and characters that are core to Marvel’s storytelling.
Open daily, the Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. experience runs through to June 2018. For more information, visit: www.avengersstation.com.au for details.
Image: Captain America Room – Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. (installation view)