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Blockbuster show about science and technology in Muslim Civilization has already attracted 400,000 visitors to LA’s Premier Science Center
Los Angeles, 2nd January 2012: Due to popular demand, the award-winning 1001 inventions exhibition, will continue it’s run at the California Science Center (CSC) for an additional ten weeks. More than 400,000 people have already visited the blockbuster show which highlights the enormous contribution to science and technology made by men and women of many different faiths in Muslim Civilization.
California Science Center (CSC), Los Angeles
Since it launched in London in January 2010, the 1001 Inventions exhibition has attracted more than 2 million visitors during its continuing journey across Europe and the United States. The exhibition opened at the world-renowned California Science Center on the 27th of May 2011 and was scheduled to exhibit there until the end of the year. During that time it attracted enormous interest from different communities across the region as well as attention from local and national media channels.
Speaking on behalf of 1001 Inventions, Prof. Mohamed El-Gomati OBE, said: “1001 Inventions has enjoyed enormous success over the last 12 months, and the cornerstone of that has been our exhibition’s very successful residency at the leading science center in California. We’re delighted to announce that, due to popular demand, the 1001 Inventions exhibition will be staying in Los Angeles for an additional ten weeks, allowing even more people in the Golden State to experience our interactive science history show.”
Jeffrey N. Rudolph, President and CEO of California Science Center (CSC)
Speaking on behalf of California Science Center, President Jeff Rudolph, commented: “We are pleased to host 1001 Inventions for an additional ten weeks. The exhibition brings to life important achievements and timeless, historical innovations from the Muslim world - spanning the fields of engineering, medicine and design.”
1001 Inventions will be open at the California Science Center until the 11th of March 2012, free of charge, seven days a week. After its time in Los Angeles, the exhibition travels to Washington, DC, where it will open on the 3rd August 2012 for a 6-month residency at the National Geographic Museum.