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Museum exhibition offers glimpse into world of ‘Star Trek’

May 11, 2019
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In this May 9, 2019 photo, the actual uniforms worn by actors LaVar Burton, who played the character Geordi La Forge, and Patrick Stewart, who played the character Jean Luc Picard, are displayed at the "Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds" exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich. The traveling exhibition runs through Sept. 2 at the museum and offers a look at more than 100 artifacts and props from the original TV series and its spinoffs. It also explores its enduring impact on culture, from arts and technology to fashion and literature. (Ed Pevos/Ann Arbor News via AP)
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In this May 9, 2019 photo, the actual uniforms worn by actors LaVar Burton, who played the character Geordi La Forge, and Patrick Stewart, who played the character Jean Luc Picard, are displayed at the "Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds" exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich. The traveling exhibition runs through Sept. 2 at the museum and offers a look at more than 100 artifacts and props from the original TV series and its spinoffs. It also explores its enduring impact on culture, from arts and technology to fashion and literature. (Ed Pevos/Ann Arbor News via AP)

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — An exhibition at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in suburban Detroit is offering a glimpse into the world of “Star Trek.”

Titled ”Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds ,” the exhibition runs through Sept. 2 at the museum in Dearborn. It offers a look at more than 100 artifacts and props from the original TV series and its spinoffs. It also explores its enduring impact on culture, from arts and technology to fashion and literature.

The traveling exhibition from Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture includes a tricorder, communicator and phaser from the original series. It also features artifacts from the “Star Trek” films and original set pieces, including a navigation console and costumes.

The exhibition is a collaboration involving CBS Consumer Products, which manages licensing and merchandizing for the network.

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