HYDE PARK — The Museum and Science and Industry will hold on to a collection of Walt Disney artifacts through the summer after an overwhelming response from visitors.
The exhibit, “Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives,” will be extended through Aug. 3.
The show, which features artifacts like the storybook from the opening of the animated movie “Sleeping Beauty” and a replica of Walt Disney’s office, was originally scheduled to end on Friday.
The 300 Disney artifacts will now remain at the museum at 5700 South Lake Shore Drive through the summer.
Tickets to the exhibit are not included with general admission and are $9 for adults and $7 for children.
The museum will also host a visit from a famous cave diver and arctic explorer on May 31.
Cave explorer Kenny Broad and cinematographer and arctic adventurer Sarah McNair-Landry will come to the “Earth Explorers” exhibit about them and other National Geographic explorers’ trips.
Both will be available to sign autographs at 11 a.m. in the exhibit.
The exhibit is not included in general admission and tickets are $19 for adults and $9 for children.
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