Fact Sheet

Description:

CSI: The Experience is an immersive, interactive forensic science exhibit related to the hit TV series that invites people to use real science to solve hypothetical crimes in an exciting multi-media environment. The exhibit was developed by the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and Bob Weis Design Island Associates, with support from CBS Consumer Products, the cast and crew of the television show, and the National Science Foundation. The exhibit is accessible in English and Spanish.

Square footage:

6,000 square feet

Tour schedule:

May 25 - Sept. 3, 2007: Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
Fall 2007: Museum of Science, Boston
Spring 2008: Open
Summer 2008: COSI, Columbus
Fall 2008: Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul
Spring, 2009: Calfornia Science Center, Los Angeles
Summer, 2009: Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland
Fall, 2009: Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Spring, 2010: Open
Summer, 2010: The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia
(Schedule subject to change)


Partners (click to view)

Exhibit Advisors:

Ron Singer, M.S.
Crime Laboratory Director
Tarrant County Medical Examiner¹s Office

Art Eisenberg, Ph. D.
Professor and Director
DNA Identity Laboratory
University of North Texas System Center for Human Identification


Corporate Support:

    •  Major information technology support for CSI: The Experience was provided by Dell, including the entire computing infrastructure for the exhibit and all audio/visual electronics.
•  "Who Are You" courtesy of The Who
•  Microscopes provided by Olympus America, Inc.
•  Autopsy lighting provided by Gettinge USA.
•  DNA analysis technology provided by Applied Biosystems.
•  Bone specimens provided by Bone Clones, Inc.
•  Cell phone seizure toolbox kit provided by Paraben.
•  Mass spectrometer provided by Agilent Technologies.
•  Ballistic identification customized system provided by Forensic Technology, Inc.
•  Bullet Buddy provided by Savage Range Systems.
•  Finger printing machine, software and laptop computer provided by Identix.
•  Air travel accommodations for exhibit opening events provided by American Airlines.
•  Additional support provided by Carolina Biological, Hammond Drierite Co, Ltd. LLC, Hornady Manufacturing Co., Sellstrom Manufacturing Co., and Streamlight, Inc.


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