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Countdown to The Doctor Who Experience

Countdown to The Doctor Who Experience

We are now into February and the days are ticking by to the opening of the highly anticipated Doctor Who experience. The venue at London’s Olympia Two exhibition centre is very accessible as it is right next door to Kensington Olympia railway and tube Stations, those driving can pre book parking spaces Here in either a multi-story or open air car park again both very close to venue.

Tickets for the show are on sale now through and watch out soon for a dedicated merchandise shop. You can also keep up to date via the Doctor Who Experience Twitter page.

From the BBC Doctor Who Facebook page…

‘The whole concept of the Doctor Who Experience, to give fans a chance to star in their very own Doctor Who adventure, is massively exciting,’ explains Matt,’I hope as many people as possible enjoy boarding the TARDIS to embark upon an exhilarating and sometimes terrifying adventure through time and space.’

The full press release with all the information available so far…

Step into the TARDIS and be part of the adventure… Doctor Who Experience – starring you as the Doctor’s companion

BBC Worldwide invite you on a journey of a lifetime. Step inside the TARDIS this spring to take a starring role in your very own Doctor Who adventure at the Doctor Who Experience.

Opening in London on Sunday 20th February 2011 at London’s Olympia Two venue, the Doctor Who Experience promises to be an unmissable adventure featuring an exhilarating and unique walk-through experience and an awe-inspiring exhibition.

Visitors will be invited to step through a crack in time to become the Doctor’s companion on an adventure. Their challenge will be to reunite the Doctor with the TARDIS whilst fending off threats from a Dalek spaceship and Weeping Angels along the way, before exploring the wonders of Doctor Who at an out of this world exhibition.

The Doctor Who Experience allows visitors to join the Doctor on a journey through time and space, encountering some of the best-loved and scariest monsters from the hit international television series. Special scenes filmed with current Doctor Matt Smith combine with amazing special effects and the chance to enter a recreation of the modern TARDIS interior topped off by a breathtaking 3-D finale. The walk through experience is a fully contained interactive Doctor Who adventure, which puts the public at the heart of the action.


The exhibition element of the Doctor Who Experience will chart the success of the show from the first series in 1963 to the most recent episodes starring Matt Smith and Karen Gillan. Displays will include items never seen before including original costumes, the Tom Baker TARDIS police box and two authentic TARDIS sets from the eras of David Tennant and Peter Davison. The public will also be able to get up close and personal with iconic sets from recent series, including the Pandorica Box and Chair and confront numerous monsters including several generations of the Daleks and Cybermen as well as Silurians an Ice Warrior and a Zygon.

Steven Moffat, Executive Producer and show runner for the hit television series comments: “The Doctor Who Experience is a fan’s dream come true – a fully interactive adventure that will allow viewers of the show to get as close as possible to some of the scariest monsters from the series. It will also be the first time that Doctor Who artefacts from all the show’s 47 year history – classic and new – will be on display together, many of them being seen for the first time. And never mind that, this is the day the Doctor teaches you how to fly the TARDIS through time and space, and takes you into battle with all his deadliest enemies in a brand new adventure. So steady your nerves and bring your own sofa – the Doctor needs you!”


Doctor Who star, Matt Smith, who has recorded a series of special, new scenes exclusive to the Doctor Who Experience comments: “The whole concept of the Doctor Who Experience, which will give fans a chance to star in their very own Doctor Who adventure, is massively exciting! I hope as many people as possible enjoy boarding the TARDIS next year to embark upon an exhilarating and sometimes terrifying adventure through time and space.”

BBC Worldwide is pleased to announce that it is planning to relocate the Doctor Who Experience to a long term home in Cardiff in 2012.
The Doctor Who Experience promises to be an unmissable adventure for the whole family to enjoy.

The Doctor needs your help – are you brave enough to step in to the TARDIS and join the adventure?

Door Price / Advance peak / Advance off-peak

* Adult: £20.00 / £18.00 / £15.50
* Child (5 to 16): £15.50 /£14.00 /£12.50
* Under 5’s are free
* Family of 4: £62.00 / £52.00 /£46.00
* Schools/Groups/Tour Operators: separate pricing.



  • the chosen one

    November 9th, 2012 - 10:42am

    i know it is a bit late but just got back from the exibition yesterday and it was the best day of my life i actually felt like i was part of doctor who

  • Melina (popy633)

    February 8th, 2011 - 5:12pm

    @Booboo I’m going at 10:00am thurs 17th :). and cool!

  • booboo

    February 7th, 2011 - 6:28pm

    Also, (i’m really proud of this) i’m literally in the first batch of people going!

    We are going at 11.00 on Thursday 17th

  • Melina (popy633)

    February 7th, 2011 - 5:44pm

    Also, (i’m really proud of this) i’m literally in the first batch of people going! 🙂 i can’t wait. only 10 days to go!!!!

  • Melina (popy633)

    February 7th, 2011 - 5:43pm

    There’s a website – and they release an image of the gift shop. it’s HEAVEN! It’s actually HEAVEN!


    February 5th, 2011 - 10:57am

    Im going on monday 21st ive already been to doctor who live

  • Respect the thing !

    February 4th, 2011 - 10:03am

    I was lucky enough to get one of the tickets the BBC were offering to the “test” days next week and I SO cant wait to see it all ! I’m then going back in March to do it all again !

  • Meevie

    February 4th, 2011 - 12:45am

    I can’t wait!!
    And maybe even permanently in Cardiff next year! Canada to London = so worth it 🙂

  • the master

    February 3rd, 2011 - 12:46pm

    sounds fantastic,i’m looking forward to seeing tardis control rooms and pandorica box and chair.

  • who do you think it is?

    February 3rd, 2011 - 7:56am

    im seeing that in the 1st week

  • USA Fan

    February 3rd, 2011 - 4:25am

    I wish they would bring something like this to the U.S. I think it would be very successful due to the growing fan base in America.

  • the great year 2 class 4 lego

    February 2nd, 2011 - 12:22pm

    link link you couthdown to the live pepole dont touch vampires. anyone

  • Jaketor Who

    February 2nd, 2011 - 9:48am

    i have my tickets. Me, and my mates are going on the 25th. and dressin up, cant wait now, its gonna be amazing!!!!!!

  • David

    February 1st, 2011 - 10:32pm

    I have my tickets,really looking forward to see what’s in the exhibition and what they have done with the classic items. i think there is a console room

  • Lynx

    February 1st, 2011 - 9:24pm

    I cant wait for this it sounds fantastic

  • I Love Cybermen

    February 1st, 2011 - 9:15pm

    Hope I can go. I’m going on an art course trip to London during Feb so we’ll see if I can see it then!

  • The Great One

    February 1st, 2011 - 8:53pm

    I cant wait to go I think it will be amazing, they will have classic monsters to

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