Princeton Tonight invites you to Princeton University for a free event to have an interactive conversation with Eiran Gazit the creator of Gullivers Gate in the heart of NYC at Times Square.
Honey, They Shrunk The World: NYC Exhibition Lets You Tour A Tiny Globe
New York’s Time Square is known to many as the crossroads of the world — and now a new tourist attraction displays much of it under one roof. Gulliver’s Gate is a miniature, for-profit exhibition populated by tiny people and the equally small things that exist in their world.
The exhibition is made up of miniature models that represent places in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. Similar to real-life, there are moving cars, trains, planes and boats — but every model has its own quirks. In the United Kingdom, there are wee versions of Buckingham Palace, the Tower Bridge and a movie theater filled with penguins watching Happy Feet. In New York City, a tiny Spider-Man climbs the Brooklyn Bridge. The New York display was made by Brooklyn model makers who couldn’t resist etching images of themselves onto the front of the New York Stock Exchange.