Based on Universal Pictures’ blockbuster film Jurassic World, Museum Victoria and Imagine Exhibitions have announced that Melbourne Museum will host the world premiere of Jurassic World: The Exhibition – opening in March 2016.
“We are delighted that Melbourne Museum will host the world premiere of Jurassic World: The Exhibition,” said Dr. Patrick Greene, CEO Museum Victoria. “We know that dinosaurs capture the imagination of young and old alike, and this exhibition is sure to wow audiences and inspire young minds.”
A unique, immersive exhibition experience, Jurassic World: The Exhibition allows guests to get closer to dinosaurs than ever before. The Exhibition features encounters with realistic, life-size animatronic dinosaurs set in highly themed environments inspired by the film.
Paleontologist Jack Horner, who served as a Paleontological Advisor on the Jurassic World film, is also working with the exhibition to infuse it with interactive educational elements, allowing guests of all ages to learn more about these incredible prehistoric creatures.
The dinosaurs are being developed by Creature Technology Company, renowned for producing the world’s most technologically sophisticated and realistic animatronics for arena spectaculars and stage shows, including those featured in the worldwide hit Walking with Dinosaurs. By seamlessly blending immersive education with theatrical settings, the Exhibition represents the next generation of museum presentations.
“There is no other dinosaur brand in the world that comes close to Universal Pictures’ Jurassic World franchise,” said Tom Zaller, President & CEO of Imagine Exhibitions, Inc. “Combining the franchise with Creature Technology’s dinosaurs and our immersive design and interaction will, without doubt, be the closest fans will ever come to seeing a dinosaur.”
“We are thrilled that Universal Partnerships & Licensing has entrusted Imagine Exhibitions to deliver the Jurassic World: The Exhibition experience.”
Jurassic World: The Exhibition opens at Melbourne Museum in March 2016. Tickets are now on sale. For more information, visit: www.jurassicworldtheexhibition.com for details.
Image: a dinosaur from Jurassic World: The Exhibition (supplied)