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Moyse's Hall Strikes Back!

The annual Sci-Fi and Action Exhibition opens this half-term, from 24th October until 20th December...

Moyse’s Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds strikes back with an intergalactic exhibition celebrating two special sci-fi anniversaries as well as cult-classics from the big and small screens.

Opening during half-term on 24th October and running until 20th December, the 12th annual Sci-Fi and Action Exhibition will mark the 40th anniversary of the second Star Wars film, The Empire Strikes Back, one of the greatest sci-fi movies ever to hit the big screen.  

See a display of props and memorabilia from the movie that introduced us to Yoda, the legendary Jedi Master, AT-AT all terrain armoured walkers and a shocking family revelation that set the world talking.   

In addition, it’s 40 years since Galactica landed in homes across the globe. This classic series was a spin-off to 1978’s Battlestar Galactica; displays will explore the franchise’s impact upon popular culture. Around this time, Tom Baker was also capturing the public’s imagination as Dr Who; high-end screen props will reignite memories and look out for a real Dalek as you walk round the museum!  Finally meet an icon baddie – a real screen used Gremlin from the mid-1980s cult classic.

The intergalactic exhibition for all ages is open Monday-Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sundays 12pm-4pm (extended Sunday opening hours during half-term; 10am-5pm on 25th October and 1st November. Last entry one hour before closing time. 

Admission: adult £5, concessions £3; child £3 (5-16 years), family £15 (up to 5 people). Tel: 01284 758000, www.moyseshall.org. Face masks will be required and numbers limited to observe social distancing.