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May 24th, 2012 37 comments

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Doctor Who Experience Opening Date

Keep an eye out for the new Doctor Who Experience website coming soon.



With thanks to BBC Worldwide…

“My exhibition of the year so far? The Doctor Who Experience” The Guardian

“The hottest ticket in the universe” Daily Mail

“suddenly it’s as if you’re actually in an episode of the television series” The Telegraph

BBC Worldwide today announced the official opening date for their multi-award winning attraction the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff, the home of the BBC One show. Doors will open to the public on the 20th July with tickets going on sale at 10am on the 14th June. Paula Al-Lach, Head of Exhibitions and Events at BBC Worldwide formally accepted the keys to the Experience’s distinctive new home in Cardiff Bay this afternoon and the first exhibits are already being moved in.

Philip Murphy, Managing Director of BBC Worldwide Live Events said: “The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff is going to be just minutes away from where the BBC Wales television series is made which I’m incredibly excited about. The Experience sets out to engage visitors’ imaginations from the outset immersing them in the world of Doctor Who and what better place to do this than in Cardiff the home of the show.”

Image from The BBC Facebook page.

The Doctor Who Experience is the first ever interactive Doctor Who exhibition that invites visitors to star in their very own Doctor Who adventure. Arriving at the venue they will step through a crack in time to become the Doctor’s companion, taking on the challenge of reuniting the Doctor with the TARDIS whilst fending off threats from some of his most fearsome foes – entering a Dalek spaceship and finding a way through a maze of Weeping Angels. Featuring a replica of the Eleventh Doctor’s TARDIS which visitors get to fly themselves the interactive walk-through culminates in a stunning 3D finale that sets the scene for fans entering the exhibition.

The exhibition presents fans with the world’s most extensive collection of original Doctor Who costumes and artefacts stretching back almost 50 years to the very first series of Doctor Who.

The content of the exhibition is updated constantly with new items from the television series to ensure it is ever changing offering fans the chance to get up close to the incredible sets, costumes and props that feature in their favourite show.

New items to be shown to the public for the first time in Cardiff include the Doctor’s cradle seen in A Good Man Goes to War; the Silence spaceship and Matt Smith’s sonic cane from Let’s Kill Hitler with many more items being kept under wraps until the doors open on 20th July.



  • Give me a Dalek any day

    June 3rd, 2012 - 5:19pm

    It’s a year since I went to the London one today. Time really has flown by. 🙂

  • dalek eternal

    June 3rd, 2012 - 3:44pm

    lol i got a school trip for geography to cardiff bay the day before this opens so id be in walking distance of it otherwise id be going for a walk on lunch and going in the place but the teacher said shes going to take us to the see the new home of the doctor who studios from outside so that should be fun

  • booboo

    June 2nd, 2012 - 12:31pm

    We dont know yet but its less than 2 weeks before they go on sale

  • Mr Carl A. Davidson.

    June 2nd, 2012 - 12:30pm

    Please tell me how much the tickets will be to enter the Doctor Who Experiance in July.

  • Malcolm Taylor

    May 31st, 2012 - 12:58pm

    OH BLIMEY Great to have new neighbours!
    (Malcolm Taylor is a fictional character of FB who uses the *Norwegian Church* in Cardiff Bayy as his secret LAB)
    Lee Evans played Malcolm in the Easter special “Planet of the dead”

  • Dr who who

    May 21st, 2012 - 10:11pm

    I would love to see at the experience is
    The astronught
    Headless monk
    Madame vaste
    Anti bodies
    And new series cybermen
    Along with new costumes of the compains and the doctor
    Doctor in green coat
    Amy the rebel flesh
    Rory the girl who waited
    And river in day of the moon

  • the astronaut of death

    May 21st, 2012 - 3:51pm

    is that the painting from the pandorica opens ii dont think it is very acurate due to it looking different when in doctor who

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