Major King Tut exhibition heads to Seattle // (c) 2011 Pacific Science Center
Seattle's Pacific Science Center has announced that it will host the west coast debut of Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs. The exhibit will be on view from May 24, 2012-Jan. 6, 2013.
This is the largest King Tut exhibition ever shown on the west coast, featuring more than 100 objects from both the tomb of King Tut and from royal and private tombs and temples of important rulers throughout 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history.
In addition to these artifacts, many of which have never been seen in North America, the exhibition will offer the opportunity to learn about King Tut’s life and death through recent CT scans of his mummy.
Group tickets for the exhibition are now on sale. Individual ticket sales will be available in early 2012.Pacific Science Center is located in Seattle Center, just a few blocks away from the downtown district.