Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Odyssey's Marine's 'SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure' exhibition at Discovery Times Square NY
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 at New York City's Discovery Times Square beginning May 24.
Odyssey's unparalleled deep-sea archaeological and technological capabilities, 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, visithttp://www.discoverytsx.com/exhibitions/shipwreck, call 866.9.TSXNYC (866-987-9692) or visit the Discovery Times Square box office.
Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. 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 atwww.OdysseysVirtualMuseum.com.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Photo: PR Newswire
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