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Boston’s Museum of Science Honoring Leonard Nimoy with 20-Foot Monument

Boston's Museum Of Science Honoring Leonard Nimoy With 20-Foot Monument
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Plans are being laid to honor Leonard Nimoy with a 20-foot monument outside Boston’s Museum of Science. Following the recent announcement that the city would honor the native Bostonian’s 90th birthday, declaring March 26th as “Leonard Nimoy Day,” the museum has partnered with Nimoy’s family to develop a monument in the shape of the iconic Vulcan salute.

The planned “Live Long and Prosper” hand gesture monument will be illuminated, made of stainless steel, and designed by artist David Phillips. The plan is for it to be located in front of the museum at Science Park.

For those interested in donating, the museum has set up a fundraising page to help with the estimated $1-million cost.

Artist rendering of the Leonard Nimoy tribute monument outside the Boston Science Museum

In a statement, Nimoy’s daughter Julie said, “The ‘Live Long and Prosper’ symbol represents a message that my dad believed so strongly in. My dad always loved Boston. And he would be honored knowing that the Museum of Science would be the permanent home to this memorial. The sculpture not only depicts one of the world’s most recognized and loved gestures for peace, tolerance, and diversity, but it will also be a beautiful tribute to my dad’s life and legacy.”

Nimoy played the iconic role of Spock on Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: The Animated Series, the first six Star Trek feature films, Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes “Unification I” and “Unification II,” 2013’s Star Trek Into Darkness and most recently appeared as a holographic image on Star Trek: Discovery. He passed away in February of 2015 at 83 years old, due to complications from COPD.

For more in formation and to support the project, visit mos.org/nimoy.


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  1. Carlo Recagno

    March 31, 2021 at 4:19 am

    You forgot to include 2009 Star Trek Movie, where Nimoy played a role much more substantial that 2013’s Into Darkness

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