Jurassic World: The Exhibition gains global expansion

Jade Burke

By Jade Burke

August 31st 2017 at 2:56PM
UPDATED September 1st 2017 at 11:41AM
Jurassic World: The Exhibition gains global expansion

‘We're devoted to bringing the exhibition to fans worldwide and seeing their excitement to be immersed in the world of Jurassic dinosaurs,’ says Universal’s Carol Nygren.

Cityneon Holdings Limited it taking Jurassic World: The Exhibition tour global.

Since its launch in 2016, the experience has been a success in Melbourne, Australia and Philadelphia where the exhibition saw over 800,000 visitors through its doors in less than 10 months.

It is now expected to welcome its one millionth visitor in Chicago, where it is being presented until early 2018 at the Field Museum.

"We are thrilled to be working on the Jurassic World franchise, and we can't wait to bring this immersive attraction to even more markets around Asia and the rest of the world," said Ron Tan, executive chairman and group CEO of Cityneon Holdings Limited.

"To enable Jurassic World: The Exhibition to reach even more people, we will begin to construct a second immersive and similarly unforgettable experience almost immediately."

Boasting a simulation of dinosaurs, the exhibition was developed alongside paleontologist Jack Horner, who served as paleontological advisor on Jurassic World.

Guests will get the chance to visit Isla Nublar as VIPs to explore a Brachiosaurus, come face-to-face with a Velociraptor and get up close and personal with a Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Carol Nygren, VP of live entertainment at Universal Brand Development, added: "With the continued global strength of the Jurassic World brand, we're devoted to bringing the exhibition to fans worldwide and seeing their excitement to be immersed in the world of Jurassic dinosaurs.

"Imagine Exhibitions has been a great creative partner and we're looking forward to continued collaboration on the exhibition."