Please allow 60-90
minutes to view the exhibit.
Passes All passes and
vouchers issued by the Detroit Science Center that are due to expire. May
28, 2007 will be honored
through January 6, 2008.
first exhibit entry time is 15 minutes after the Science Center opens.
last exhibit entry time is 90 minutes prior to closing.
Exhibit Entry Times
Mon-Fri. Last entry time: 1:30p.m.
4th Friday of the month: Last entry time:
Saturday and Sunday - Last entry time: 4:30p.m.
gum chewing, cameras or recording devices are allowed in the exhibit.
– Due to expected traffic volumes, sketching will not be allowed in the
exhibit except for
special designated ‘sketch
hours’, which will be Mondays, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm ONLY.
Art and Medical students are
encouraged to sketch at these times, but should be aware that regular
visitors will be viewing
exhibit pieces, which may from time to time block the sketcher’s view.
OUR BODY: THE
UNIVERSE WITHIN EXHIBITION EXTENDED THROUGH
6, 2008 AT THE DETROIT
Exhibition Features Five
New Full Human Bodies;
Continues to Draw
Record-Breaking Crowds to the Museum
As part of the extended run, the Our Body
exhibition features five new full human bodies
not previously displayed in
Detroit. The exhibit is comprised of 20 actual human bodies and 135
anatomical displays preserved through a process of polymer impregnation that
replaces fluids with polymers that prevent decay and decomposition.
Our Body: The Universe Within is the highest attended traveling
exhibition ever to be presented at the
Science Center. As of Aug. 23, more than 200,000 visitors have experienced
the exhibition, surpassing the blockbuster 2003 run of Titanic: The
Body: The Universe Within has been an extremely well-received exhibit for
Science Center,” says President & CEO Kevin F. Prihod. “We’ve seen a record
number of visitors walk through our doors. By extending the exhibition run,
and featuring five new specimens, we will have the opportunity to serve more
visitors and provide them something new to see in this one-of-a-kind
Body: The Universe Within exposes the inner workings of human anatomy by presenting actual human specimens,
anatomical displays, reproductions of historic anatomical artwork and much
more. By presenting an artful, compelling and dignified environment, guests
can connect with the human artifacts on a personal level that helps them to
better understand their own bodies.
exhibit literally, as well as figuratively, goes "under the skin,” exposing
the intricacy of the human body and allowing the general public a look at
what only doctors and scientists normally are allowed to see first-hand.
exhibit’s cutting-edge MicroWorld display features intensely magnified
images of healthy and diseased skin, organ and cell samples. Visitors can
investigate the microscopic forces that impact our health and discover the
surreally artistic effect achieved by viewing these samples under extreme
conjunction with the exhibit, the Science Center is showing the IMAX®
Dome Theatre film The Human Body. Using innovative filmmaking
techniques, combined with the latest medical and scientific imaging, The
Human Body shows us the ordinary miracles that keep our bodies running
at full steam from morning ‘til night and the extraordinary marvels of life.
Our Body: The Universe Within
is produced by the Universe Within Touring Company, LLC.
Tickets to Our Body: The Universe
Within are $24.95 for adults, $22.95 for seniors and $19.95 for
children. Science Center general admission is included.
exhibit is recommended for children ages 13 and over. All children
under must be accompanied by an adult.
Dome Theatre film The Human Body for an enhanced
experience! Tickets are an
additional $3 for adults and $2 for children and
seniors with the purchase of a ticket to
Our Body: The Universe Within.
School group admission is $14.95 per child.
Adult groups are $19.95 per person. For more group information click
is sponsored by:
OUR BODY: THE UNIVERSE WITHIN PRESS
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