DEARBORN, Mich. (FOX 2) - Beam us over, Scotty! A Star Trek exhibit is opening this weekend at Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn.
Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds will be open all summer, from May 11-Sept 2, 2019.
The exhibit shows off more than 100 rare artifacts and props from the original television series and its spinoffs, and explores the show's impact on our culture from the technology to the fashion.
Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds includes props and artifacts from all six Star Trek television series and many of the films, including a tricorder, communicator and phaser from the original series, a Borg cube, a Klingon disrupter pistol, tribbles and more.
Visitors will also see original set pieces including the navigation console and rare costumes including Spock's tunic worn by Leonard Nimoy, Lt. Uhura's dress, Khan's open-chest tunic, Captain Picard's costume, a Borg costume, the alien Gorn and more.
Visitors will also get the chance to beam up inside the Transporter simulator and recreate the memorable scene from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan inside the KHAAAAN! video booth. Other highlights include the U.S.S. Enterprise and Deep Space 9 space station filming models, original scripts, concept art, storyboards and production drawings.
To celebrate the opening of the new exhibit Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation will host Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds Party on May 16, 2019. Tickets are $25 for non-members and $21.50 for members and include signature drinks, costumed characters, music, prizes and more. The event begins at 5 pm. Members also get the chance to preview the exhibition before it opens to the public on May 10 from 9:30 am - 5 pm.
Admission to Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds is free for members. Non-member ticket prices include admission to the museum and are $24 for adults (12-61), $18 for youth (5-11), $22 for seniors (62+) and children 4 and under are free. To purchase tickets, visit thehenryford.org.