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Mummies

17-03-2017 12:00:00 07-01-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York Mummies | daily, 10am-5:45pm A brand new exhibit that will give you the chance to get up close to 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. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=212936 The American Museum of Natural History The American Museum of Natural History

March 17, 2017 through January 07, 2018
daily, 10am-5:45pm
The American Museum of Natural History
Upper West Side
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
$27; $22 seniors and students; $16 children
Description: A brand new exhibit that will give you the chance to get up close to 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.

Address: Central Park West and 79th Street
Upper West Side, NY 10024
Phone: 212-769-5100
Website: amnh.org

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