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Extended twilight hours for “King Tut” at Pacific Science Center, Seattle

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on July 10, 2012 at 5:14 am with No Comments »
July 9, 2012 3:24 pm
Funerary mask from the "King Tut" exhibition at the Pacific Science Center. Courtesy photo.

Due to high demand, the Pacific Science Center in Seattle has extended opening hours of the sellout exhibition “Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs” to 8 p.m. every Saturday during July.

According to the press release: “Since the exhibition opened on May 24, every Saturday to date has sold out. The additional hours on Saturdays not only accommodate more people, but also offer guests an opportunity to enjoy the exhibition during the evening hours.”

The exhibition, which opened in May and is organized by National Geographic and Arts and Exhibitions International, features over 100 artifacts from the tomb of the ancient Egyptian king and other important sites, many of which have not toured the country before.

“King Tut” is open 9:45 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, and til 8 p.m. Saturdays in July. It runs through January 6, 2013. $15.50-$32.50. Pacific Science Center, Seattle Center, 200 Second Ave. N, Seattle. 800-664-8775, pacificsciencecenter.org


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