Discover Your Superpowers: Hall of Heroes Exhibit Comes to May Museum

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The Wilbur D. May Museum is unmasking its latest interactive exhibition: Hall of Heroes. This exciting exhibition celebrates and explores the history and science behind some of pop culture’s favorite superheroes. See movie props, costumes, and memorabilia, and then put your own skills to the test to discover your superpowers. Hall of Heroes features dozens of interactive stations designed to test powers of the body, elements, mind, and more. Visitors of all ages will love this exhibit that combines science and science –fiction. Hall of Heroes also includes:

  • 1966 George Barris Batmobile & Interactive Batcave
  • Unique photo ops with life size characters
  • TARDIS from Doctor Who
  • Dioramas covering comic books to movies
  • Wind Tunnel
  • Superman Phone Booth
  • Games, Puzzles, and much more!

What: Hall of Heroes
When: January 20 – April 15, 2018
Where:
Wilbur D. May Museum

Cost:
Adults – $9.00
Children (3-17) – $8.00
Children <3 – Free
Seniors – $8.00
Contact: (775) 785-5961 or www.maycenter.com

Special Programming:

  • OPENING WEEKEND – January 20 & 21 – Meet Captain America, Wonder Woman, and more! Members of the Science Fiction Coalition (Reno Chapter) will be roaming the exhibit in costume to interact with visitors and provide photo ops.
  • CAPES & COCKTAILS – February 10 from 6pm – 10pm – A special, after-hours event for adult superheroes only! Don your favorite superhero costume and explore the Hall of Heroes exhibit — just leave the sidekicks at home! Food, drinks, music, and more. Admission includes unlimited access to Hall of Heroes, hors d’oeuvres, and one adult beverage token. Wear a superhero costume and earn an extra drink token! $25 in advance, $35 at the door. 21+ only. Tickets on sale now at the May Museum. Purchase in person or by phone.
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Hall of Heroes is one of the premier exhibits created by Stage Nine Exhibitions, a full-service developer of creative, unusual exhibits for permanent or temporary display. State Nine Exhibitions owns, operates, and tours six internationally-acclaimed exhibitions including: Expedition: Dinosaur, Toytopia, POPnology, The Animation Academy, Sweet: A Tasting Journey, and Rock U: The Institute of Rock “N” Roll. For more information visit www.stageninedesign.com.

Located within Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, the Wilbur D. May Center is managed by the Washoe County Community Services Department and continues to receive generous support from the Wilbur May Foundation.

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