Looking for a fascinating educational experience this summer? Look no further than the highly-anticipated Mummies of the World exhibition. The exhibition debuted at the Museum of Science & Industry in Tampa, on Friday, April 27, 2012. Running through September 9, 2012, the exhibition offers a wide view into mummies beyond what you've ever experienced before. With an astounding collection of 150 specimens and objects, Mummies of the World is the largest exhibition of real human and animal mummies and related artifacts ever assembled. Whether your interest is art, science, anthropology, history, or sociology, this exhibit has something for you.
The Mummies of the World exhibition offers visitors to the museum a rare chance to discover both naturally and intentionally preserved mummies from around the globe – some dating as far back as 6,500 years. Think mummies only come from Ancient Egypt? Think again! In this exhibition, visitors can see mummies from places as far-flung as South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. Through modern-day science and engaging interactive and multi-media components, Mummies of the World reveals how the scientific study of mummies provides a window into the lives of ancient people, offering unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations and showcasing how recent technology has dramatically changed the way scientists study mummies. Guaranteed fun for families and children of all ages!
For more information and details on purchasing tickets, visit www.mosi.org