Come face-to-face with the largest exhibition of real mummies and related artifacts ever assembled.
Mummies of the World 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.
Embark on a journey into the extraordinary world of mummies and mummification.
A never-before-seen collection of natural and intentionally preserved human and animal mummies
Mummies of the World highlights real advances in the scientific methods used to study mummies, including Computed Tomography (CT), ancient DNA analysis, and radiocarbon dating, all of which allow researchers to learn about the lives, history, and cultures of these mummies.
"MUMMIES OF THE WORLD: THE EXHIBITION" is a captivating exhibition that showcases mummies and related artifacts from various cultures and time periods around the world.
Walk-up sales are available during Corner Gallery business hours. The last entry is 1 hour before the doors close. When purchasing online, you must choose a date and time range for your tickets to MUMMIES OF THE WORLD. If you are unsure what day you would like to come, select the FLEX PASS which is good for one entry during regular exhibit hours. Due to anticipated demand, we encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance.
45 minutes to 1 hour, however, there is no time limit once you have passed through the entry area.
MUMMIES OF THE WORLD is recommended for children of all ages; however, content is best suited for 4th graders or older. Strollers are not permitted in the exhibit. Please note: This exhibition contains the mummified remains of people who lived in the past. Playhouse Square understands and acknowledges there are a variety of cultural and religious perspectives on the display of deceased individuals. We display this special exhibition for educational purposes. Families with younger children who may not have previously experienced an exhibition like this one may wish to focus on its educational aspects.
Yes, an audio tour is available for free, courtesy of Huntington Bank. Visit playhousesquare.org/mummiestour for how to access the audio tour. A smartphone with headphones is required.
No, we encourage you to utilize the free audio tour at playhousesquare.org/mummiestour.
Food and beverage are not permitted in the exhibit. Refreshments will be available for purchase in the Corner Gallery lobby before and after your visit.
Photo and video are permitted without the use of flash.
In order to encourage a respectful atmosphere, we ask that all mobile devices and tablets be put on silent mode.
Yes, we offer discounts for children, seniors, and students.
This exhibition is located on one floor with no stairs. It is wheelchair accessible, and we provide accommodations for visitors with accessibility concerns. Information is presented both visually and through an audio tour.
Yes, there is a gift shop located near the exit where you can purchase souvenirs related to the exhibit.
Small bags and backpacks are allowed, but we ask that you refrain from bringing oversized bags to ensure a comfortable experience for all visitors.
Yes, a coat check is available for your convenience.
We do not offer refunds for ticket purchases, but you can reschedule your visit for a different date and time, subject to availability.