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MH de Young Museum
in Golden Gate Park
— "King Tut" Special Exhibit
— June 2009-March 2010
"King Tut" Special Exhibit
- Most Weekends Sold Out
- June 27, 2009 - March 28, 2010
"Tutankhamun and the
of the Pharaohs"
"Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the
Pharaohs" features over 130 artifacts — ranging
from small jewels to a whole sarcophagus — from the tomb
of Tutankhamun, his
royal predecessors, his family, and court officials.
The historic exhibition
includes 50 pieces from King Tut's tomb (originally
exhibited around the world in 1979) plus an additional 80 objects
from the tombs
Even if you attended the previous "King
back in 1979, there's so many more
amazing objects to see this time around. Audio tours are highly recommended — you
get a lot of detailed and historical information. This
exhibit is spectacular — be prepared for crowds!
Open daily 9am-9pm
thur' September 30, 2009
After that, the exhibition is open from 9am-6:30pm
Tuesdays and Sundays and until 8:45pm on Fridays.
There are several early and holiday closures, so
be sure to check the museum's web site when planning your visit.
All tickets to this exhibit are timed and dated.
It is recommended that you arrive approximately 30 minutes early
to line up.
Parking (for cars and bicycles) is available in the Concourse parking facility.
Access to the north entrance is from Fulton St. @ 10th Ave. Access to the
south entrance is at Concourse Dr. and Martin Luther King Dr. inside the
Open daily, year-round.
Limited parking is available on John F. Kennedy
Drive and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
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