Mummies of the World enters final weeks at Cincinnati Museum Center

. March 24, 2015

CINCINNATI – Just a few weeks remain before nationally recognized Mummies of the World: The Exhibition closes at Cincinnati Museum Center on April 26. The presentation in Cincinnati marks the eleventh stop of the exhibition’s national tour and the exclusive Greater Cincinnati engagement. Parents looking for ways to keep the children busy and entertained during Spring Break will find loads of fun and enriching adventures at Cincinnati Museum Center including this groundbreaking exhibition which is closing soon.

Mummies of the World: The ExhibitionCincinnati residents and the surrounding communities are encouraged to visit the largest collection of rare mummies from across the world, which includes displays of naturally and intentionally preserved mummies. Also Included in the exhibition are the Vác 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; MUMAB, also known as the Maryland Mummy, a modern-day ancient mummy created by scientists in 1994 using the same methods as ancient Egyptians; and many more.

“We are so pleased that Mummies of the World is here in the Greater Cincinnati area providing the public with this rare opportunity to learn about the history, stories and science involved in the study of mummies,” says Marcus Corwin, president of American Exhibitions, Inc., producers of Mummies of the World. “We encourage those in the area to be sure and plan ahead, as this is their last chance to see the exhibition before the collection of mummies leaves for the next stop on the national tour.”

Through modern science and engaging interactives, this astounding presentation of more than 150 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 at Cincinnati Museum Center through April 26, 2015. For more information, please visit www.cincymuseum.org or www.mummiesoftheworld.com.

Pricing:
Adult: $19.50
Child: $12.50
Senior: $17.50
Member Adult: $12.50
Member Child: $8.50

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