Mummies Of The World: The Exhibition To Debut June 13 At Orlando Science Center

The nationally recognized Mummies of the World exhibition will make its debut at Orlando Science Center on June 13, 2015. The exhibition presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience real mummies in a scientific setting.

Mummies of the World at   Orlando Science Center

Mummies of the World is the largest exhibition of real mummies and related artifacts ever assembled, showcasing a collection of naturally and intentionally preserved mummies, presented with reverence and dignity.

Included in the collection are the Vac Mummies, a mummified family from Hungary believed to have died from tuberculosis; the Baron Von Holz, a German nobleman found tucked away in the family crypt of a 14th century castle wearing his best leather boots; as well as MUMAB, the first replication of Egyptian mummification done on a decedent body in 2800 years; and more.

Through modern science and engaging interactives, this astounding collection of specimens and objects reveals how the scientific study of mummies provides a window into the lives of ancient people, offering unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations.

Mummies of the World will be on display for a limited time, beginning Saturday, June 13. Currently tickets are available through June 30, but according to the site, it will be in Orlando through November 29, 2015. It is a timed entry exhibit, with last entry at 4pm Sundays through Thursdays, and 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

Pricing for the exhibit is: Adults $27.00; Seniors & Students $24.00; Youth (3-11) $18.00; Members $10.00; Florida Teachers $12.00; and Reciprocal Members $20.00.

For more information, please visit osc.org or mummiesoftheworld.com.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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