The gown, which Diana wore during her wedding to Prince Charles on July 29, 1981, is part of the award-winning exhibition "Diana: A Celebration." It opens at the Frazier on Saturday and is on display through Jan. 13, 2013.
The 7,500-square-foot exhibit explores the life of the late princess and spotlights 150 of her personal objects, including designer dresses, diamond tiaras, family jewels, heirlooms, personal mementos, paintings, rare home movies and photos.
Admission, which also includes access to the museum's permanent gallery, is $21.50 (ages 15-59); $19.50 for seniors (60 and older); $10 for children (4-14); and free for ages 3 and younger. For more information: www.fraziermuseum.org or (502) 753-5663.
In honor of the exhibit, the Frazier has a few special events planned at the museum:
A Royal Evening Honoring Diana is from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday. Guests will get a chance to preview the exhibit before it officially opens to the public at this black-tie event, which is a fundraiser for the museum. Cocktails and exhibition viewing is at 6:30 p.m.; dinner is at 8. Tickets are $300.
KNight for a Princess is from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The event includes local DJ's, a cash bar, sword fighting demonstrations, a British-themed costume contest, complete with celebrity judges and more. $50 for Frazier members; $60 for non-members.
See a photo gallery of Princess Diana's wedding gown here.
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