There are film clips, models, costumes and props from the films on display, including characters C-3PO, R2-D2, Hans Solo and Chewbacca. There are also several hands-on, interactive and immersible experiences, such as two Engineering Design Labs, where visitors can test out their own ideas about Star Wars-like technology, and the Millennium Falcon, which allows fans to make a virtual jump into lightspeed.
If you cant wait until the official opening of the show on June 18, theres a midnight opening for Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination exhibit 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, June 17. $35 to $50. Regular exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Through September 18. 1515 Hermann Drive. For information, call 713-521-1515 or visit www.thehealthmuseum.org.
June 17-Sept. 18, 2011