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Star Trek The Tour at the Queen Mary Dome

By January 20, 2008

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Star Trek The TourThe much-anticipated Star Trek The Tour opened Friday under the Queen Mary Dome in Long Beach. The interactive tour includes sets and artifacts from all five TV shows and 10 movies. Not only can you can sit in Captain Kirk's chair on the bridge, formerly in the temporarily closed Hollywood Entertainment Museum, you can also visit the Enterprise-D transporter room, Dr. Crusher's sick bay and Captain Picard's quarters. Interactive components include four full-motion Star Trek shuttlecraft simulators and a chance to virtually interact with original characters in your favorite TV episode and buy a DVD of the performance to take home. Other highlights include an 18-foot starship Enterprise and other ship models, costumes, prosthetics and props. The "History of the Future" gives those of us less in-the-know some context to how all the series and movies fit together in virtual time and space.

When: Jan 18 - Feb 17, 2008, M-F 10 am - 8 pm, Weekends 10 am - 10 pm
Where: The Queen Mary Dome, 1126 Queen's Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802, at the south end of the 710 Freeway
Cost: Adults $30 weekday, $35 weekend, children $16 weekday, $17.50 weekend, disounts for seniors, students and active military at box office only.
Parking: $15
Info: http://www.startrek.com/custom/include/community/tour/
Note: Queen Mary Hotel Star Trek packages including hotel room on the Queen Mary, 2 Star Trek tickets and 2 two $10 discount coupons for dining at the Promenade Café. Rates start at $185 for a weeknight stay, $219 weekends.

Photo Courtesy of Star Trek The Tour
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