NEW YORK, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale for the long-awaited debut of Odyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure exhibition at Discovery Times Square. This not to be missed interactive, multi-media exhibit contains more than 500 artifacts from deep-ocean expeditions around the globe and brings the most amazing deep-sea discoveries to the crossroads of the world at New York City's Discovery Times Square beginning May 24.
With the help of Odyssey's unparalleled deep-sea archaeological and technological capabilities, SHIPWRECK! offers visitors a unique look into the depths of the ocean through a mix of actual historical artifacts and hands-on, interactive computer games and exhibits.
SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure also offers guests the chance to put their investigative skills to the test by virtually piloting a submersible over the SS Republic wreck site looking for archaeological clues. An operable model of Odyssey's Remotely Operated Vehicle ZEUS' robotic arm in the exhibit allows guests to try their hand at recovering gold coins. Brave guests can step inside the Hurricane Simulator and experience the high-powered winds that have sunk thousands of ships throughout history. This exhibit is ideal for visitors of all ages, bringing history to life by uncovering priceless knowledge from the depths of the sea.
Discovery Times Square is open seven days a week and is located at 226 W 44th St New York, NY 10036. Tickets are available for $14.50 (child 4-12), $19.50 (adult) and $16.50 (senior = 65). Special savings for groups of 10 or more are available with advanced reservation. Once open, the last tickets are sold 90 minutes prior to closing. For individual tickets and venue hours, visit http://www.discoverytsx.com/exhibitions/shipwreck, call 866.9.TSXNYC (866-987-9692) or visit the Discovery Times Square box office.
Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (NasdaqCM: OMEX) is engaged in deep-ocean exploration using innovative methods and state-of-the-art technology for historic shipwreck projects, modern commodity shipwrecks and mineral exploration. Odyssey offers various ways to share in the excitement of deep-ocean exploration by making shipwreck treasures and artifacts available to the general public, students, and collectors through its webstore, exhibits, books, television, merchandise, educational programs and virtual museum located at www.OdysseysVirtualMuseum.com. The company also maintains a Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/OdysseyMarine and a Twitter feed @OdysseyMarine.
For details on Odyssey's activities and its commitment to the preservation of maritime heritage please visit www.shipwreck.net.
About Discovery Times Square
Discovery Times Square (DTS) is New York City's first large-scale exhibition center presenting visitors with limited-run, educational and immersive exhibit experiences while exploring the world's defining cultures, art, history and events. More than a museum, DTS has featured exhibitions of unparalleled breadth, including Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, Leonardo Da Vinci's Workshop, King Tut, Pompeii The Exhibit, Dead Sea Scrolls: The Exhibition and most recently Terracotta Warriors: Defenders of China's First Emperor. DTS is located at 226 West 44th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenues).
SOURCE Discovery Times Square