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Mummies of the World
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21+ Nights
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Mummies of the World: The Exhibition

The goal of Carnegie Science Center is to provide a safe, welcoming, and enriching experience for all of our program participants. With the health and safety of our community, visitors and team members, and their families in mind, Mummies of the World: The Exhibition is closed and will not reopen due to the Science Center’s closure. This decision is consistent with recommendations set forth by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the Allegheny County Health Department regarding social distancing at large events. If you purchased tickets for Mummies of the World for an upcoming date, please contact our Reservations Team at CustomerService@CarnegieScienceCenter.org for more information.

Please note: Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh are closed temporarily, including Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History, Andy Warhol Museum, and Carnegie Science Center – The Rangos Giant Cinema, USS Requin (SS 481) submarine, and Highmark SportsWorks®.

3/4/2017 to 10/5/2019

On display Sat., Oct. 5, 2019–Sun., April 19, 2020
This is one Pittsburgh event you don’t want to miss.

10/5/2019 to 4/20/2019

Open March 28 through April 19, 2020
This is one Pittsburgh event you don’t want to miss.

3/4/2017 to 10/5/2019

Explore 125 real mummies and related artifacts from across the globe in Mummies of the World: The Exhibition. This blockbuster exhibition provides a window into the lives of ancient people from every region of the world including Europe, South America, and Ancient Egypt, offering unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations.

10/5/2019 to 4/20/2020

Explore 125 real mummies and related artifacts from across the globe in Mummies of the World: The Exhibition. This blockbuster exhibition provides a window into the lives of ancient people from every region of the world including Europe, South America, and Ancient Egypt, offering unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations.

The exhibition enthralls guests with dramatic displays of the mummies and their personal stories, as well as state-of-the-art multimedia stations that take visitors on a 4,500-year journey to explore the mummies’ history and origins as well as how they were created, both naturally and intentionally.

3/4/2017 to 2/24/2020

Mummy Mania Weekend

Sat.–Sun., Feb. 22–23
If you’ve been waiting to visit or want to re-visit Mummies of The World, this is the perfect weekend to come! Visit this blockbuster exhibition Sat.–Sun., Feb. 22–23 and chat with mummy experts inside the gallery. Plus, purchase general admission to the Science Center and enjoy mummy-themed activities throughout the building, snap mummy-inspired photos at a green-screen photo booth, and explore the history, science, and processes behind mummification at our Pharaoh’s Phrog live demonstration show in the Works Theater.

3/28/2020 to 4/20/2020

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3/4/2017 to 10/6/2019

Opening Weekend Special Guest Experts

Sat., Oct. 5

Professor Cassandra L. Kuba and students from California University of Pennsylvania, 10 am–1 pm in the main lobby (included with a General Admission ticket) – Stop by Cal U’s mummies activity table to see real animal mummies and learn about the science behind them!

Professor Margaret A. Judd, 1 pm in the Suzy Broadhurst Overlook (included with a Mummies of the World ticket) – Professor Judd is a bioarchaeologist in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh. As a bioarchaeologist, she studies ancient human skeletal remains to discover how people experienced life and death within their unique sociocultural and physical environment. She’ll talk about her studies and mummification at a 20-minute, family-friendly presentation on the second floor of the gallery.

Professor Judd completed her graduate work in Canada and England and was Special Collections Curator in the Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan at The British Museum before coming to the University of Pittsburgh in 2004. She is Vice President of the Paleopathology Association. She has excavated extensively in Jordan and northern Sudan. Most recently she excavated a Byzantine monastic crypt at Mount Nebo, Jordan.


Mummies of the World Photo Gallery


Exhibition content may vary by market.


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Visitor FAQ

Get your Mummies of the World questions answered before your visit.

Three

Must-See Exhibits and Galleries

Learn more about the mummies and artifacts within Mummies of the World.

Four

Questions About Mummies

Start your journey to unlocking the secrets within Mummies of the World.

Five

Information for Educators

Unwrap the science of mummies with your students!

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Family Guide

We welcome you and your children to experience Mummies of the World. Review this guide if you have questions about exhibition content.


Presented by:
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Sponsored by:

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Displayed in

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