This latest New York attraction brings you the coolest features from the hit television series, CSI, and lets you walk through interactive exhibits as you learn about things like blood spatter analysis, forensic pathology and firearm identification. Opens October 1st, 2011 and ends March 4, 2012
Ride the television crime wave (not literally though, please) and play a crime scene investigator at CSI: The Experience in New York. This exciting traveling experience, brought to you by CBS, is coming to New York—the setting for much of the CSI show’s winning drama. Don’t worry though—you won’t be watching any live psst-mortems or wading through formaldehyde soaked exhibits. This exhibit lets you experience the less morbid aspects of the life of a CSI detective, such as blood-type matching, DNA testing and much more! Exhibition opens October 1, 2011 and ends on March 4, 2010
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You’ll join CSI: The Experience as the latest recruit to the forensics team, guided through the experience by videos featuring real CSI cast members as well as real-life forensic scientists. You will work your way through the crime scene with the goal of completing the investigative process and solving the big crime. The exhibit features 3 crime scenes, 15 informative forensic lab stations and high-tech special effects that might have you considering a change of career.
As entertaining as CSI: The Experience really is, you’ll also learn quite a bit about the field of forensics. Toxicology, autopsies, firearm and toolmark identification, printing, blood spatter analysis, DNA and forensic pathology are just some of the fields in which you’ll use your scientific inquiry skills to help solve one of three hypothetical crimes. The steps of formal scientific inquiry, of course, include identification, analysis, formulation, and validation—not that you, a seasoned forensic investigator, needed to be told that!
This exhibit is best suited for those 12 and older. CSI: The Experience, New York offers an interactive preview for families to check out prior to entering so that they can make an informed decision about the age-appropriateness of certain material. Each of the three crime scenes in this attraction features a different story line, but all are equally engaging and challenging to solve. The average time in the exhibit is around an hour, so this is an excellent attraction to hit at the end of a long day of sightseeing. Photography and video cameras are not allowed inside the gallery.