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‘Star Wars’ attraction opening on Las Vegas Strip

Updated April 9, 2018 - 7:00 pm

As Luke Skywalker’s mentor once said: “Your eyes can deceive you. Don’t trust them.”

Later this month, Grand Canal Shoppes visitors can deceive their eyes, touch and even smell in virtual reality with a new “Star Wars” attraction.

Participants, who must be 10 or older, will work in teams of four to navigate a storyline that includes breaking into an enemy base alongside characters from the science fiction franchise, according to a statement Monday.

Tickets start at $32.95 a person, according to the attraction’s website. The Void, a startup, developed the experience with Lucasfilm’s ILMxLab and opened two locations in London and Orlando, Florida, in December.

Tickets for “Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire” went on sale Monday. The attraction, inside The Venetian and Palazzo, opens April 27 at 10 a.m. Hours of operation are Sunday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to midnight.

The Review-Journal is owned by the family of Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson. Las Vegas Sands operates The Venetian and Palazzo.

Contact Wade Tyler Millward at wmillward@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-4602. Follow @wademillward on Twitter.

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