CSI: The Experience has been entertaining, and educating, visitors to the exhibit since its opening at the Piazza Surfers Paradise on Friday the 2nd December 2011. But the time for the exhibit to pack up and leave Australasia has been confirmed for Sunday 22 April, leaving eager visitors 7 weeks to book their opportunity for some CSI detecting.
A huge number of amateur detectives have flocked enthusiastically to CSI: The Experience at the Piazza since its opening, and there are sure to be many more in the final 7 weeks. Tickets to all of the remaining sessions are on sale now.
There is a special School Group price available and it has seen many teaching professionals booking excursions to the exhibition to explore forensic science for themselves. The students spoke highly of the experience.
CSI: The Experience is an award winning exhibition that has earned international acclaim. It is 1,1110 square-metres of interactive forensic detective processes that closely parallel the realities of crime scene investigation. The exhibit has been designed in consultation with 175 forensic experts for visitors from 11 years old.
The ‘new recruits’ are invited to use scientific principles and techniques currently employed by forensic detectives and seen on multi award winning and long running crime series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation to solve cases. These include DNA and Firearm analysis and toxicology.
Visitors to CSI: The Experience are assigned one of three meticulously constructed ‘crime scenes’ available and their task is to solve the case by identifying and recording evidence as well as processing their findings in the ‘crime labs’ and ‘autopsy room’. On conclusion they will present their findings to department head and popular television personality ‘Gil Grissom’, who is played by actor William Peterson on television.
Our detectives have the opportunity to engage in a new form of interactive, experiential learning described by CSI Executive Producer Jerry Bruckheimer as ‘edu-tainment’. The exhibition is a hybrid of entertainment and science where an interactive multimedia environment is to provide educational value with a touch of pop culture appeal.
This is the first time the exhibition has visited Australia and it sounds like an amazing experience, I know if I was in Queensland I would be making the effort to go see it before the doors close on April 22nd.
Details of the exhibition are as follows:
WHAT: CSI: The Experience
WHEN: Only until 22 APRIL 2012
Open 10am-10pm daily (last entry 8.30pm)
WHERE: PIAZZA SURFERS PARADISE
Entry on Elkhorn Avenue, Surfers Paradise
TICKETS: Avoid the queue! Pre-book your tickets!
Tickets for all remaining sessions up to 22 April 2012 on sale NOW!
Ticket prices range from: $17.50 – $62.50 + booking fees.
Ticketek www.ticketek.com.au/csi or Ph: 132 849
SCHOOL GROUP INFORMATION:
Minimum: 12+ school students
Session times: Monday-Thursday 10:45am, 11:15am, 12.45pm, 1:15pm
Prices: School Group $12.50* per student
1 complimentary teacher ticket with every 12 students purchased
Any additional teachers/chaperones will be charged the normal ticket prices)
*A transaction and handling fee of $9.95 applies per booking. For this event, the Promoter has elected to charge a credit/debit card processing fee. A credit/debit card processing fee of 1.75% for Visa/MasterCard/American Express and 2.75% for Diners Club applies.Prices are correct at the time of publication and subject to change. Group seating will be taken from next best available seating.