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About The Las Vegas Exhibit

About The Exhibit

About CSI: The Experience Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Exhibit

CSI: The Experience was developed by the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and Bob Weis Design Island Associates with support from CBS Consumer Products, the cast and crew of the television show, and the National Science Foundation. CSI: The Experience is an immersive, interactive forensic science exhibit related to the hit TV series that invites people to use real science to solve hypothetical crimes in an exciting multimedia environment.

At CSI: The Experience visitors will participate in forensic investigations and use scientific inquiry to solve crimes.
Goals for the Exhibit—CSI: The Experience

  • To advance critical thinking skills through forensic investigation, scientific inquiry, and technology.
  • To promote public awareness of modern advances in forensic science.

Our Educational Goals for Exhibit Visitors:
1. Visitors will understand the principles underlying the following areas of forensic science:

  • DNA identification
  • Toxicology
  • Forensic anthropology
  • Forensic entomology
  • Forensic pathology
  • Forensic art
  • Firearm and toolmark identification
  • Information technology
  • Latent prints
  • Blood spatter analysis

2. Visitors will use information technology in their investigations to:

  • Simulate the analyses of clues using database technology.
  • Comprehend the role of human judgment, even when using advanced technology.
  • Compare historical methods of crime scene investigations with today’s advanced forensic sciences.

Preview the Las Vegas Exhibit

The Briefing Room

Crime Scene 1 – A House collided

Crime Scene 2 – Who got served?

Crime Scene 3 – No bones about it

Lab 2 & Authopsy

Report to Grissom

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“…The exhibit features cutting-edge technology straight from the crime lab, challenging visitors to form their own hypotheses in order to solve a crime.”Boston Museum of Science Anticipates CSI: The Experience

“The show CSI has inspired its millions of fans to become interested in forensic science. We think the show’s connection to the exhibit will help draw many people into a high quality science learning experience.”Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry

The latest chapter in the “CSI” story heads to the museum to teach adults — and older kids — about the wonders of forensic science.“Variety TV” Get ready for “CSI: Chicago.”

Show creator Anthony Zuiker tells BuddyTV: “I wanted people to feel like they took the next step from television. If TV can provide an educational medium, then we’ve done something special.”Show Creator Talks About the ‘CSI’ Experience

All videos property of CBS Broadcasting Inc., and Fort Worth Museum of Science and History (c) 2007. Video footage may not be broadcast or shared, in whole or in part, without express permission from all parties.  This project is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation awarded to the Fourth Worth Museum of Science and History. Other partners include the American Academy of Forensic Science, CBS and Rice University Center for Technology in Teach and Learning. MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 TM CBS (c) 2000 – 2017 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. and Entertainment AB Funding LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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