Batman Unmasked Exhibition Showcasing Costumes and Batmobiles Headed to U.K.

The Dark Knight is swooping into the U

Published Time: 06.06.2024 - 15:31:24 Modified Time: 06.06.2024 - 15:31:24

The Dark Knight is swooping into the U.K., just in time for Batman Day.

An exhibition showcasing costumes, props and vehicles from the caped crusader’s best-known cinematic outings is set to open this summer in Manchester following by London in the fall.

Produced by The Luna Entertainment Group in collaboration with Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment, Batman Unmasked will give fans a chance to step into Gotham City via a series of themed rooms and walkways.

Films represented include “Batman” (1989), “Batman Forever” (1995), “Batman & Robin” (1997), “Batman Begins” (2005), “The Dark Knight” (2008), “The Dark Knight Rises” (2012), “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” (2016), “Justice League” (2017), “Joker” (2019) and “The Batman” (2022).

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As they make their way through the world of the DC Comics superhero, fans will spot some of the Batsuits won by actors including Robert Pattinson, Christian Bale and Michael Keaton as well as the Tumbler and Batpod from 2008’s “The Dark Knight” and the Batmobile and Batcycle from “The Batman.”

Those who dare can also step into the Rogue’s Gallery, described as a “dark and mys -

terious space” playing homage to a Who’s Who of some of Batman’s fiercest foes. Guests will be able to get up close and personal with costumes and weapons including Uma Thurman’s Poison Ivy ensemble, Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn costume, Jim Carrey’s Riddler outfit and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Mr. Freeze suit.

Joaquin Phoenix’s suit from “Joker” and the infamous nurse’s uniform worn by Heath Ledger in “The Dark Knight” will also be on display.

There will also be activities and photo ops for younger fans, with the experience ending in a comic book and gaming area. Exclusive merch and 85 anniversary items will also be available.

The Manchester experience, which will take place at Depot Mayfield, will open on July 16 followed by London’s Covent Garden on Sept. 6 through to Nov. 3.

The exhibition dovetails with the 85th anniversary of Batman this year as well as Batman Day, which takes place on Sept. 21.

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