After more than 10 years, Sci-Fi World: The Experience will return to Los Angeles on Monday, May 27, inside the historic former Sears building in Santa Monica. The nonprofit museum is a 30,000-square-foot collection of science fiction and fantasy props, sets and costumes.

The latest acquisition for the event is the 10 Forward set from Paramount+ Star Trek Picard. The set was used in the opening of Picard episode one, season one, starring Sir Patrick Stewart and Brent Spiner. The original 10 Forward set was first seen in Star Trek: The Next Generation from 1989-1994. 10 Forward is the bar and restaurant where the Enterprise crew would socialize and strategize their conflicts with Guinan, played by Whoopi Goldberg.

Sci-Fi World

Courtesy Sci-Fi World

Other original props and replicas from TV shows and films include The Enterprise Bridge set from Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek 1966 Original Series set, with statues of the crew; Star Wars; DC and Marvel, including the Iron Man Hall of Armor; Doctor Who; Planet of the Apes; Lord of the Rings; the 25-foot bubble ship from Oblivion; full-size Alien Queen and Powerloader from Aliens; a 35-foot Millennium Falcon bounce house; a 1980s arcade on Free Play; a living 17-foot long Giganotosaurus dinosaur, and more. Exhibits include the Hall of Heroes and Hall of Robots, as well as a horror museum.

Standard and VIP tickets are available now for the opening night gala, which includes iconic props, sets and costumes, red carpet photo ops, an exclusive after-hours walk through the museum, a party, 1980s classic video games on Free Play, meeting celebrities, goody bag, special guest performances and a mystery band. Dress can be casual or cosplay. 

Tickets for the experience start at $20 for children, $30 for adults, discounts for seniors, military and first responders, and everyone under age 6 or over age 90 gets in free. Annual memberships start at $60. Special discounts for schools and students. Tickets are available on the website.  All tickets are a donation to the nonprofit Hollywood Science Fiction Foundation.






























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