Watch the Smithsonian’s Detailed Restoration of the Original U.S.S. Enterprise Miniature!

Yes, Star Trek’s U.S.S. Enterprise prop has been reconditioned and is now
on-display in Washington, DC!


IT MADE television history in all 79 episodes of the original Star Trek series, and today it is officially part of American history as it shines proudly for all to see at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. The model underwent a painstaking restoration this past spring at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, and is now on exhibit in the Smithsonian’s Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall.

Watch the video below to get the full story, and learn more about the exhibit at the Smithsonian’s website.


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Video and screenshot: William George/Vimeo/The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum



Stephen Vincent D’Emidio is the editor and publisher of Wonder Alliance.

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