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POMPEII: The exhibition coming to Cincinnati Museum Center

POMPEII: The Exhibition will premiere at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) on February 16, bringing more than 150 priceless artifacts from historic Pompeii to the Queen City. Guests are invited to sign up for exclusive presale ticket access to be among the first to purchase tickets for the blockbuster exhibition.

POMPEII: The Exhibition provides an artifact-rich, immersive experience, including:

An introductory theater that sets the scene in a video with dramatic reconstructions of Pompeii and the nearby volcano, painting the picture of an idyllic Roman city.

A reproduced atrium from a Roman villa in 79 A.D. that serves as the entry point to the ancient city.

Holographic gladiatorial combat, a brand-new 3D experience that takes guests through the different stages of the Mt. Vesuvius eruption.

Over 150 authentic artifacts that help bring the story of Pompeii to life, including mosaics and frescoes; gladiator helmets, armor and weapons; a ship’s anchor; lamps, jugs, cups, plates, pots and pans and other household objects and furniture; jewelry; medical instruments; and tools.

A simulated 4D eruption theater that allows guests to experience the deadly impact Mount Vesuvius had on the city, culminating in the reveal of full body casts of twisted human forms, asphyxiated by extreme heat and noxious gases, forever frozen in time.

Through January 21, guests can sign up for exclusive presale access and be instantly upgraded to VIP tickets with no entry times and same-day reentry. Presale period is January 22-28. General admission tickets go on sale January 29.

POMPEII: The Exhibition opens February 16 and will run through July 28 at Cincinnati Museum Center. Visit for tickets and more information.