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Los Angeles — By Joannaline C. Young on June 24, 2010 at 12:11 am
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Largest Mummy Collection in the World at California Science Center

Don’t miss out on the largest collection of mummies from all over the world at the exciting new exhibit, The Mummies of the World. The exhibition will premiere on Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the California Science Center, showing 70 mummies not just from Egypt but also Asia, South America, and Europe. Some of the specimens date back 6,500 years. These mummies have been preserved both intentionally and accidentally — by natural environmental conditions such as ice, desert, and bogs. You can interact with exhibits to learn about how these mummies’ lived and the history of their respective countries.

In addition to tickets for the exhibition, you can purchase a combo-ticket for the Mummies of the World exhibition and Mummies 3D: Secrets of the Pharaohs IMAX film.

Tickets: Adults (Age 18-59) $19.50, Child (Age 4-12) $12,50, Youth (13-17), Students with ID, Seniors $16,.50. Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended, as limited walk-ins will be allowed. Tickets may be purchased online ($2 per ticket service charge) or by phone at (323) SCIENCE, 7 days a week from 9am-4:30pm ($3 per ticket service charge). These are timed tickets only valid for specific date and time.

Parking: $8 per car, $10 over-sized vehicles (cash only).

Hours: 10am-5pm daily (last entrance to Mummies of the World is 1 1/2 hours prior to closing time)

Location: California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles (map)

Photo courtesy of SXC

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