NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets are on sale now for CSI: The Experience, a multi-sensory, interactive attraction challenging guests to take on the role of crime scene investigator and solve one of three true-to-life mysteries. CSI: The Experience will open October 1, 2011 at Discovery Times Square in New York City. Tickets can be purchased online now at DiscoveryTS.com/Exhibitions/CSI, at the Discovery Times Square box office (226 West 44th Street) or by calling (866) 987-9692.
The 12,000 square-foot experience was developed in consultation with 175 forensic science experts to combine the entertainment of the hit television show with real-life scientific principles and investigative techniques.
As the latest recruits in the world of forensic science and crime scene investigation, guests are guided through 1 of 3 crime scenes and 15 forensic lab stations with video messages from CSI: Crime Scene Investigation creator Anthony E. Zuiker; past and present cast members, including Eric Szmanda, Paul Guilfoyle, Robert David Hall, Wallace Langham, William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Jorja Fox and George Eads; and real-life forensic experts. The hands-on experience includes everything from DNA, blood spatter and fingerprint analyses, to forensic anthropology and toxicology to immerse exhibit goers deep into the science of solving crimes.
CSI: The Experience is designed for guests 12 years of age or older. Multimedia portions of the exhibit will be presented in English with Spanish subtitles.
Located in the heart of Times Square, CSI: The Experience will be open Sunday – Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Thursday – Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., with the average experience lasting between 60 and 90 minutes. Please note last entry is 60 minutes prior to closing. General admission will be $25 per person; seniors are $21.50, and children are $19.50. Special group pricing is also available for parties of 10 or more. Advance ticket purchases are recommended for the limited run.
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 a renowned line-up of exhibitions including Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, Leonardo Da Vinci's Workshop and King Tut: Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs. Located at 226 West 44th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenues) in the crossroads of the world, Discovery Times Square is produced and managed by Running Subway Productions.
About EMS Exhibits
EMS Exhibits, a division of Vienna-based Event Marketing Service GmbH, Austria, is the official international and exclusive booking agent & promoter of CSI: The Experience. Since its founding in 1993 by Christoph Rahofer, EMS Exhibits has led successful promotional and marketing campaigns for such world-class exhibits as National Geographic's Tutankhamun and the World of the Pharaohs, as well as produced shows such as EMS's own 1000 years of INCAgold, Leonardo Da Vinci: Man – Inventor – Genius, 100 Masterpieces as well as family entertainment interactive exhibits like DINO – Live!, The Barbie Story, World of Games and Busy Beeee! EMS Exhibits just recently was awarded the global touring rights to Star Trek: The Exhibition.
About CBS Consumer Products
CBS Consumer Products manages worldwide licensing and merchandising for a diverse slate of television brands and series from CBS, CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution, as well as from the company's extensive library of titles, Showtime and CBS Films. Additionally, the group oversees online sales of programming merchandise. For more information, visit www.cbsconsumerproducts.com.
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