Inspired by Norse mythology, Asgard is home to a proud intergalactic warrior race, first seen in Thor 2011 and later in Thor: The Dark World 2013. The Asgardians have been responsible for keeping the peace across the interconnected realms scattered throughout the stars, known as the Nine Realms. Ruled by Odin, King of Asgard, the realm of Asgard was home to Queen Frigga and sons Thor and Loki, until dynastic rivalry saw the family torn apart and Loki’s animosity spill across the universe, wreaking havoc on Earth.
The ‘Asgard: Protector of the Nine Realms’ room in Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe’ celebrates the heart of Asgardian power – the Throne Room of Asgard. It features major set pieces from the forthcoming Thor: Ragnarok 2017, and costumes and weaponry from Thor: The Dark World 2013.
Asgardian throne room
Situated on opposite sides of the throne are two significant elements of Asgardian life – its history as detailed in the Book of Yggdrasil, depicting The Birth of the Nine Realms; and The Observatory, a gateway between Asgard and the rest of the universe. Gatekeeper of Asgard, Heimdall’s costume, sword and dais are also on display.
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