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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Exhibition Opens At Huntsville Space & Rocket Center

By: Huntsville Real Estate Expert Mike Manosky On October 4, 2010

narniaThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Exhibition will open at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center on October 9 and run through January 5, 2011. Based on the epic film series and C.S. Lewis‟ beloved fictional books, the 10,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art entertainment and educational experience offers visitors the opportunity to tour scenes from the fantastical literary world of Narnia. Through authentic costumes, props and set dressings from Disney‟s magical films, visitors will enter a world that combines the wonders of science with elements of fantasy.

“This exhibition is a truly captivating and entertaining experience for all ages,” said Eddie Newquist, Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer, GES. “From the scene displays and props seen in the Narnia films, to the scientific and educational aspects of the exhibition that stimulate the senses and the mind, guests will be transported into another world to experience Narnia like never before.”

Visitors to the exhibition will view artifacts from C.S. Lewis‟ personal study and
experience exciting environments such as the famous attic and wardrobe. Once inside
Narnia, visitors will encounter falling snow and other interactive and instructive elements
including:

  • A replica of the White Witch‟s Throne where visitors can sit on the icy throne and feel the chill. A nearby display describes the impact of climate change on our planet and investigates whether our planet could be frozen for 100 years, like the world of Narnia.
  • An area featuring King Miraz‟s Castle from The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian where visitors have the opportunity to build an arch, while learning about the architectural structure and strategy involved in the design.
  • An area highlighting the mythical creatures of Narnia, which allows visitors to create their own creatures featured in the film. Three stacks of rotating, square blocks stand in three, four, and six-foot configurations, each level featuring different aspects of a creature. By rearranging the different levels, visitors can create well-known characters from the Narnia films or mix and match the squares to create new characters.

Visit www.spacecampstore.com for more information or to purchase your tickets! Due to the expected response, advance ticket purchases are highly recommended and reservations strongly suggested to avoid lengthy admission delays.

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