At the Montreal Science Centre - Over 372 000 visitors! - BODY WORLDS 2: beyond successful!

    MONTREAL, Sept. 17 /CNW Telbec/ - After a successful launch on May 10th,
extending hours throughout the run, selling out eleven days before closing,
including a 60 hour non-stop day and night last weekend, the Montréal Science
Centre is proud to announce over 372 000 Montreal visitors for Gunther von
Hagens' BODY WORLDS 2, the world-renowned anatomical exhibition.
    "We exceeded our objective of 300 000 visitors. Once again Montréal has
proven it can carry the success of an Internationally renowned exhibit.
Visitors appreciated the authentic and original aspect of Dr. Gunther von
Hagens exhibit displays" comments Sébastien Théberge, Exhibition Director for
BODY WORLDS 2 in Montréal.
    "With this exhibits huge success, The Montreal Science Centre stamps its
place in the International network of recognized museums of science and
technology and its only the beginning" confirms Benoît Légaré, Vice-President
of the Montréal Science Centre. Going strong, we prepare for November's grand
reopening promising to generate new experiences of the finest quality in
science and technology. We hope to welcome as many visitors", continues Benoît
    BODY WORLDS has earned public and critical acclaim in more than 35 cities
throughout Europe, Asia and North America, and has been viewed by over 23
million people worldwide.

    Visit for all details on touring dates.

    As of today, the Montréal Science Centre will continue to welcome IMAX(R)
and the Interactif Movie Games Snowbirds visitors. All other exhibits are
closed until the official reopening scheduled for November 29. As of October
3rd, IMAX(R) TELUS will present the premier of Sea Monsters 3D.

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For further information:

For further information: Tammy Peddle, Manager, Communications & Media
for BODY WORLDS 2, (514) 787-1469, F: (514) 787-1470,; Catherine Giroux, Media Relations, Montréal
Old-Port Society, (514) 283-8085,

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