State Museum showcasing Hall of Heroes: interactive superhero exhibit

Photos courtesy of SC State Museum.

Everyone who has grown up watching superhero movies or reading the comics may enjoy the South Carolina State Museum a little more than usual in the coming weeks.

The new interactive exhibit, Hall of Heroes, will open Saturday, Jan. 19.  The popular traveling exhibition celebrates and explores both the history and science behind America’s obsession with superheroes. Enhanced with interactives and hands-on displays, Hall of Heroes explores how the iconic characters have influenced popular culture through the 20th century and beyond, while providing guests with the chance to discover their own superpowers.

As soon as guests step into the exhibit, they immediately walk into the world of superheroes, crime-fighters, and the thick of the action through immersive experiences.  The journey takes guests through several themed environments with surprises around every corner.

Guests of all ages are invited to explore, learn and test their heroic abilities at engaging and challenging interactive stations, including:

-Thematic sections like Powers of the Body, Gadgets, Elements and Mastery
-Interactive displays exploring the history of heroes from comics to radio and beyond
-Challenges to test guests’ “super” abilities and demonstrate the science of superheroes
-1966 George Barris Batmobile interactive Batcave environment
-Hands-on stations like a wind tunnel, a laser lab, memory and logic interactive games, a super balance test, and more
-Fun photo-ops with iconic heroes including Batman, Superman, the Hulk and others

The exhibit also features various movie props, replicas, and rare artifacts from past and present major motion pictures and TV shows.

Admission for Hall of Heroes (which includes general admission) is $13.95 for adults, $12.95 for seniors, $11.95 for children ages 3-12 and $4 for museum members.

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