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"Sulu" sets a course for The Tech Museum Actor George Takei, best known for his role as the helmsmen of the U.S.S. Enterprise, to open STAR TREK®: THE EXHIBITION

Press Release Date 
Monday, October 19, 2009
Join "Sulu," a host of Klingons and other alien species and prepare to boldly explore the largest collection of authentic Star Trek sets, costumes, props and priceless museum pieces ever put on public display. The exhibition, spread across 15,000-square-feet, features more than 200 artifacts stretching from all five television series to 11 feature films. The exhibition, which makes its first and only Bay Area showing, opens officially on October 23rd for a limited engagement. WHAT: Actor George Takei opens/gives media tour of STAR TREK®: THE EXHIBITION along with The Tech Museum President Peter Friess and Team San Jose Chairman Dan Fenton and various Klingons, character look-alikes and other "humans" WHEN: 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 WHERE: The Tech Museum, 201 South Market Street, San Jose CA STAR TREK: THE EXHIBITION is produced by Premier Exhibitions Inc. and licensed from CBS Consumer Products. ® & © 2009 CBS Studios Inc. All rights reserved. STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. About The Tech Museum The Tech Museum is a hands-on technology and science museum for people of all ages and backgrounds. The museum - located in the Capital of Silicon Valley - is a non-profit educational resource established to engage people in exploring and experiencing technologies affecting their lives. Through educational programs such as The Tech Challenge, our annual team design competition for youth, and internationally renowned programs such as The Tech Awards presented by Applied Materials, Inc., The Tech Museum celebrates the present and encourages the development of innovative ideas for a more promising future.