AMNH Presents: Mummies
Where: American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
212-769-5100 Price: $27 for adults, $16 for children, and $22 for seniors and students
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Monday, March 20, 2017 through January 7, 2018
Mummies will offer an up-close look at one of the largest collections of mummies housed in North America. From ancient Egypt to pre-Columbian Peru, the exhibition will explore the intersection between societies, their environment, and the preparations they made for their dead.
Through high-resolution CT scans and forensically reconstructed sculptures, visitors will glimpse people from centuries ago and learn how contemporary scientists have gleaned stunning details about their ages, practices, and even their causes of death. Interactive touch tables let visitors virtually “unravel” or see inside mummies as they delve deep into the unique stories of the people or animals who lie within.
Mummies was developed by The Field Museum, Chicago.
The American Museum of Natural History gratefully acknowledges the Richard and Karen LeFrak Exhibition and Education Fund.
Mummies is proudly supported by Chase Private Client.