City Life Org – “Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience” will open in New York on October 28, commemorating the centennial of the discovery

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Visit King Tut’s World at Pier 36 with tickets on sale today for “Beyond King Tut”, produced in partnership with the National Geographic Society

Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experiencea new exhibit, created in partnership with the National Geographic Society, will soon bring the magic and mystery of ancient Egypt to New York. Beyond King Tut will open at Pier 36 for a limited time starting October 28, commemorating the 100e anniversary of the discovery of the tomb of King Tut (November 4, 1922).

Bringing the National Geographic Society’s historical archives to life, the anticipated exhibit combines the power of cinematic storytelling and hovering imagery to invite visitors into the world of the Golden King like never before.

The multi-gallery, multi-sensory exhibit takes visitors on a time travel adventure to ancient Egypt. With nine galleries to explore, Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience unlocks the 3,300-year-old story of King Tut – his reign as a child pharaoh, his family, the discovery of his tomb and the mysteries surrounding his untimely death, and his journey to the afterlife. Tickets will be available tomorrow at www.beyondkingtut.com.

Beyond King Tut will be a must-see for anyone interested in Egypt and the story of King Tut,” said Kathryn Keane, vice president of public programming and director of the National Geographic Museum for the National Geographic Society. “New technologies are making it possible to fully immerse people like never before in important stories from our past, allowing us to develop connections and understand the influence of history on our present and future generations.”

Beyond King Tut is produced by Paquin Entertainment Group in association with Immersive and the creative team behind the King Tut artifact exhibits which have attracted millions of visitors around the world. Paquin Entertainment Group’s portfolio of exhibits has attracted over 5 million visitors worldwide and includes the famous Beyond Van Gogh and Beyond Monet exhibitions. Reprising its role with these exhibitions, Montreal’s world-renowned Normal Studio presents a journey through Egypt in a way no one else can tell.

TICKETS & INFORMATION

Journey through the story of a young boy whose name still looms large and how he changed the ancient and modern world. Meet ancient Egyptian gods like Ra and Anubis, descend into King Tut’s burial chamber and join his quest for immortality. Relive one of the greatest discoveries of all time – the king’s tomb with all his treasures waiting inside, reclaimed from the desert sands after 3,000 years.

Tickets are timed and dated, and advance purchase at www.beyondkingtut.com is strongly encouraged with sales expected. Prices start at $47 for adults and $34 for children ages 5-15 (ticket fee included). Packages are available for families, seniors and groups. VIP tickets include a flexible entry time, merchandise and the award-winning VR companion experience “Tutankhamun: Enter the Tomb” voiced by acclaimed English actor Hugh Bonneville.

Join the conversation on social media:
Instagram: @beyondkingtut / Facebook: @beyondkingtut / #beyondkingtut

About Beyond King Tut
With a mission to create pioneering and unforgettable experiences for audiences through the power of immersive storytelling, a team of cultural events industry veterans came together with a vision to lead the evolution of immersive cultural content. Beyond King Tut is produced by Paquin Entertainment Group, in association with Immersive.

About the National Geographic Society
The National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization that uses the power of science, exploration, education, and storytelling to illuminate and protect the wonders of our world. Since 1888, National Geographic has pushed the boundaries of exploration, invested in bold people and transformative ideas, offering more than 15,000 grants for work on all seven continents, reaching 3 million students each year through offers educational and engaging audiences around the world through signature experiences, stories and content. To learn more, visit www.nationalgeographic.org or follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

About Paquin Entertainment Group
Established in 1985, Paquin Entertainment Group is a leading full-service North American arts and entertainment company with offices in Winnipeg, Toronto, Vancouver, Nashville and San Diego. Paquin Entertainment Group is home to a diverse portfolio, including artist agency and management, film and television, theatrical production, brand partnership and touring exhibits. Since its inception, the fundamental vision of Paquin Entertainment Group has remained unchanged: to foster a creative culture that seeks out and develops the best artists and productions in the world. For more information, visit paquinentertainment.com.

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