Seattle's EMP Museum dedicates most of its square footage to rock music (including an entire room of historically significant guitars), but the venue also hosts a steady stream of exhibits and events dedicated to other pop-culture avenues, especially science fiction.

Current visitors can check out "Icons of Science Fiction" (get up close and personal with a Dalek!), but in March 2015, EMP will unveil "Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction," an interactive exhibit packing over 150 props from movies and TV into a 3,500-square-foot gallery.

According to curator Brooks Peck, quoted in the EMP press release:

Infinite Worlds takes the form of a mechanized, alien spacecraft that has been exploring the galaxy for thousands of years. Along the way it has gathered weird and interesting costumes, tools and other objects from a number of alien civilizations. Now the ship has come to Earth and invited us to come on board. It's a bit like a Borg cube combined with Storage Wars.

That's a presentation concept we can get behind, especially considering all the cool items that'll be on display. A partial list includes: a proton pack and ghost trap from Ghostbusters; the Dune sandworm head; Luke Skywalker's Star Wars lightsaber; Klingon robes and weapons from Deep Space Nine; an egg from Alien: Resurrection; Six's red dress from Battlestar Galactica; and a full-scale T-800 endoskeleton from Terminator 2. Furthermore...

The exhibit will also contain original short films featuring new and archived oral history interviews with some of sci-fi's greatest luminaries. The films provide a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process and include interviews with artists, directors, authors and actors including George Lucas, Anne McCaffrey, James Cameron, Ronald Moore, and Jane Espenson.

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Sounds mighty cool. For anyone else not in the Pacific Northwest... who's up for a road trip?

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