A museum in Inverness is achieving record visitor numbers thanks to a new exhibition which is appealing to fans of Star Wars fancy dress costumes and other sci-fi themes.

Invasion opened at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery at the beginning of this month and features a range of props and outfits from films like Star Wars, Alien, Mars Attacks and Predator, including Darth Vader costumes and other exciting pieces.

According to BBC News, some 300 people a day have been flocking to check out the event, which will go on until May 29th 2010.

The museum's website states: "The collection of fabulous movie props and costumes is guaranteed to scare and thrill. Staring into The Predator's eyes is an unsettling experience!"

Should you want to impress your friends with sci-fi inspired fancy dress costumes, you'll not be short of ideas to choose from.

There are a whole host of characters, including Darth Vader, Yoda and Chewbacca, which are sure to make you the talk of the town!