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Touring 'Star Wars' Exhibition Lands in London

  • Reuters

Nicole Manis, of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, unpacks a Yoda puppet, Nov. 8, 2016, used in the sci-fi movies. The "Star Wars Identities" exhibition begins next week in London.

Nicole Manis, of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, unpacks a Yoda puppet, Nov. 8, 2016, used in the sci-fi movies. The "Star Wars Identities" exhibition begins next week in London.

The "Star Wars" universe comes to London this month as part of a touring exhibition where fans of the hugely successful sci-fi saga can get up close with the franchise's famous characters.

"Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition" features around 200 props, costumes, models and artwork from the original "Star Wars" films by George Lucas as well as an interactive quest where visitors can create a "Star Wars" identity.

Preparations were under way on Tuesday ahead of next week's opening at London's O2 venue, with organizers opening a crate carrying a puppet of the much-loved Yoda character and putting it on display.

The exhibition, previously in Munich, will run in the British capital until September 2017.

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