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G1 Optimus Prime


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This object is on display in the Boeing Aviation Hangar room at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

G1 Optimus Prime

Collection Item Summary:

Optimus Prime, G1

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National Air and Space Museum


Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

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Gift of Rik Alvarez

Physical Description

  • Optimus Prime, G1
  • G1 introduces protagonist Optimus Prime as the heroic leader of the Autobots (the good guys) who is continuously battling the villain, Megatron, and his army of Decepticons (the bad guys). These opposing armies and their good versus evil struggle run throughout G1 as well as the sequels and spin-offs that make up the different Transformers universes.



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