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Beyond King Tut: Vancouver to be first Canadian city to host new immersive exhibit

The exhibit will show the tomb as it was first discovered in 1922
Beyond King Tut Exhibit
'Beyond King Tut' immersive exhibit is coming to Vancouver in October 2022 to celebrate 100 years since King Tut's mummy discovery.

King Tut, welcome to the digital world. 

One hundred years after the remarkable discovery of King Tut's intact tomb and treasures, the famous mummy is coming to Vancouver in a fully immersive exhibit.

In partnership with the National Geographic Society, the Beyond Tut: The Immersive Experience will arrive at the Vancouver Convention Centre East on a newly-announced opening date of Nov. 4 2022 as its first stop on its Canadian tour. The show's opening date coincides with the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the intact tomb of King Tutankhamun. 

The exhibit uses sight, sound and state-of-the-art projection mapping to create a photo-realistic version of King Tut's tomb and treasures as first seen at the time of its discovery in 1922. 

Visitors have the option to add on the debut of award-winning virtual reality experience "Tutankhamun: Enter the Tomb" to the immersive exhibit. 

National Geographic will also be commemorating the discovery's 100-year anniversary with a documentary and a magazine feature in November.

Beyond Tut: The Immersive Experience

When: Limited run opens Nov. 4, 2022; Sunday - Thursday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (final entry 7 p.m.) and Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (final entry 8 p.m.)

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre East - 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver 

Cost: Prices start at $31.99 for adults and $23.99 for children ages 5-15 (plus ticketing fees). Package rates for families, seniors (on Tuesdays) and groups are available, as well as VIP Tickets, which include a flex ticket for entry, merchandise and entry to the award-winning “Tutankhamun: Enter the Tomb” VR companion experience. Purchase tickets online

 

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