INDIANA JONES™ AND THE ADVENTURE OF ARCHAEOLOGY: THE EXHIBITION HOURS EXTENDED BY POPULAR DEMAND!

At the Montréal Science Centre until September 18, 2011 

MONTREAL, June 21, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Starting Saturday, June 18, 2011, in response to tremendous popular demand, Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology will be extending its evening hours until 9 p.m. daily (except Sundays). A world premiere at the Montréal Science Centre, the exhibition will also open one hour earlier from June 20 to 23, i.e. from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Note that the Montréal Science Centre will be open on the Fête nationale and Canada Day, Fridays, June 24 and July 1!

Hours extended by popular demand: 

  • Monday to Saturday - 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Sunday - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Exceptional hours and holidays:

  • Monday to Thursday, June 20 to 23 - 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Holiday Fridays, June 24 and July 1 - 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology - The Exhibition invites budding archaeologists to follow in the steps of the famous adventurer at the Montréal Science Centre, until September 18, 2011. Presented by the National Geographic Society, made possible by Lucasfilm Ltd., and produced by Montreal's X3 Productions, the exhibition gives visitors the opportunity to share in the feats and findings of this great film character, through a fascinating interactive and educational museological adventure.

The entire experience is enhanced with a handheld interactive video companion. The device provides visitors with a wealth of information, videos and commentaries about the exhibit content, and lets them create their own virtual quest through the exhibition as they learn about the exciting science of field archaeology.

The exhibition leads visitors through 14 archaeological locationsthat the well-loved film character explored during his adventures. They can admire a vast and exclusive collection of Indiana Jones film props, models and conceptual art from the Lucasfilm Archives, as well as remarkable real-world artifacts from the collections of the famous Penn Museum and National Geographic Society. The interactive exhibition explores legendary sites and sheds light on myths associated with relics like the Ark of the Covenant and the Holy Grail.

Information and ticket sales
Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archeology is presented at the Montréal Science Centre from April 28 to September 18, 2011. To purchase tickets or for further information, visit us online at www.montrealsciencecentre.com or www.indianajonestheexhibition.com; in person at our Box Office (2, De la Commune St. West, at the south end of St.Laurent Blvd); or contact us at (514) 496-4724 or (877) 496-4724. Reserve now!

The Montréal Science Centre wishes to thank its principal partner, the Government of Canada, its presenting partners TELUS and HYDRO-QUÉBEC, as well as La Presse, media partner for this exhibition.

About the Montreal Science Centre
Since its opening in 2000, the Montréal Science Centre has hosted more than 7 million visitors, staged more than 40 exhibitions, and screened more than 70 films at the IMAX®TELUS theatre in addition to organizing a number the thematic weeks in keeping with current preoccupations and issues. First institution dedicated to scientific culture in Québec, it has also hosted more than 1.2 million students as part of its school programs. As a result, the Montréal Science Centre is now recognized as a major science and technology institution.

About X3 Productions
X3 Productions consists of three reputed Montreal-based creative companies who have joined forces and combined their extensive expertise in order to offer turnkey project solutions that reflect the challenges faced by museums around the world. For more information, visit x3productions.ca.

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For further information:

Julie Mailhot
Press Relations Officer
T. 514-283-8085
F. 514-496-1617
C. 514-838-4524
OldPortCorporation.com
jmailhot@oldportofmontreal.com
www.montrealsciencecentre.com

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