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Jan 18, 2017



Costume Preview on 25 & 26 January 2019 at the Mitteldom of Centro

Fan Event on 3 February 2019 at the Exhibition Hal

Oberhausen, 18 January 2019: Great news for all fans of the HBO TV-series GAME OF THRONES®, as they await the series' final season. The international blockbuster exhibition GAME OF THRONES™: The Touring Exhibition currently open at the temporary exhibition hall at Centro Promenade in Oberhausen since 27 November 2018, will extend its stay by 12 days through Sunday, 24 February 2019.

“Due to the great response of the fans and in cooperation with GES Events and HBO Licensing & Retail, we are happy to announce that the exhibition’s stay will be extended so more fans have an opportunity to visit before it departs for its next destination,” explains Andreas Waschk , CEO of AWC AG and managing director of Explorado Group GmbH.

To celebrate the extension, the exhibition will offer two additional events to provide fans another opportunity to step inside Westeros and the lands beyond. On January 25th & 26th, 2019 four costumes will be displayed in the Mitteldom of Centro in Oberhausen: Two different armors of Jaime Lannister, the dress of Cersei Lannister worn after she has taken the Iron Throne for herself and the clothing worn by Jorah Mormont when travelling north of the wall. During the costume preview, fans and visitors will have the opportunity to preview costumes from the exhibition, and to enter a contest to win tickets for the Cosplay Fan Event on 3 February 2019 by posting a selfie with one of the costumes or wearing their own costume at #GOTLiveCostumesContest.

Winners will receive a pair of tickets to the exhibition along with a free audio guide at the Fan Event on February 3, 2019 from 2pm – 4:30pm. Tickets for this event are limited and can only be won. Either post a selfie with one of the costumes displayed in the Mitteldom of Centro or post one in your own cosplay dress at #GOTLiveCostumesContest.

About GAME OF THRONES™: The Touring Exhibition

Fans of the series will recognize the breathtaking objects and enthralling artifacts from the screen, made real, and experience first-hand the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into the one-of-a-kind pieces showcased in this new 10,000-square-foot interactive experience. Each dynamically themed exhibition area will transport visitors to the world of GAME OF THRONES™ with a unique mix of immersive environments, interactives, and multimedia content set within a carefully curated collection of the most breathtaking items from the show.

In collaboration with HBO Licensing & Retail, global events provider GES Events designed and built the show’s largest public display to date. AWC AG is partnering with GES Events to present the exhibition in Oberhausen.

Visitors will be able to:

  • experience the wintry landscapes of the North and the tree-lined pathway of the Kingsroad;
  • view a garrison of Unsullied warriors and the iconic costumes of House Targaryen;
  • step into the House of Black and White
  • explore Castle Black, the home of the Night’s Watch
  • and finally reach the Iron Throne, in the shadow of which nobles and common folk alike struggle for survival.

GAME OF THRONES™ The Touring Exhibition will be shown in a temporary exhibition hall at the Promenade of CentrO Oberhausen until 24, February 2019 and tickets are available at

About HBO Licensing & Retail

HBO Licensing & Retail, a division of Home Box Office, Inc., partners with best-in-class licensees around the world to give HBO's global audience new and exciting ways to engage with their favorite shows. The division leverages iconic, award-winning HBO programs such as Game of Thrones, VEEP, Sex and the City, Silicon Valley, Insecure, The Sopranos, Big Little Lies, True Blood and more to create officially licensed consumer products, innovative merchandise programs, retail activations and live immersive experiences. HBO Licensing & Retail works across a broad range of product categories, including collectibles, apparel, publishing, live branded experiences, digital gaming, fashion and beauty collaborations, luxury accessories, and beyond. Officially licensed HBO merchandise can be purchased in retail stores around the world, online in the US at, and at the groundbreaking HBO retail hub, the HBO Shop®, located at 42nd and 6th Avenue in New York City.


About GES Events

GES Events, is part of GES, a Viad Corp (NYSE: VVI) company, and a global, full-service provider for live events, producing corporate events, exhibitions, conferences, congresses, exhibits and entertainment experiences. GES provides a wide range of services, including official show services, audio visual, cutting-edge creative and design, marketing and measurement services, and event registration services – all with an unrivaled global reach. GES partners with leading shows and brands, including Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Spring Fair Birmingham, MAGIC, and CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE. GES’ National Servicenter® has been recognized with certification under the J.D.Power Certified Contact Center Program℠ for the past nine years, and for the eighth year in a row Ad Age has named GES as one of the “World’s 50 Largest Agency Companies.” For more information visit

About AWC AG

Prior to founding AWC Consulting, a project development company specialized in visitor attractions, in 1989, Managing Director Andreas Waschk worked in the music business as a promoter for international artists such as the Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson and Luciano Pavarotti. Renamed 2006 in AWC AG the company participated in various successful projects, like the development and management of the original Titanic exhibition in Hamburg as well as the development of Germany's largest and most successful children's museum - the Explorado in Duisburg and the Science Center ODYSSEUM in Cologne. Meanwhile AWC AG is the engine of EXPLORADO GROUP, which offers comprehensive services for visitor attractions and family entertainment in the 360° model, with focus on international blockbuster exhibitions, such as the presentation of Harry Potter™: The Exhibition (2014 in Germany, 2015 in France and this fall again in Germany), STAR WARS™ Identities (2015 in Germany), but also on the development of own exhibition concepts such as The Strong Four (2016) and, in cooperation with 20th Century Fox, the Exhibition ICE AGE™: A Mammoth Journey (2017). Visit and

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