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The Arizona Science Center is home to several permanent exhibits, a planetarium, theater, Maker Space, and for a limited time Pompeii: The Exhibition. Until May 28th visitors can extend the learning with this special exhibit with real artifacts from the Roman City of Pompeii!
About Pompeii: The Exhibition
More than 1700 years ago on August 24, 79 A.D., the the Roman city of Pompeii was frozen in time by the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius. The destructive ash and debris remarkably preserved the ancient city. This special exhibit examines life before and after the eruption, as guests take a journey back in time to when Pompeii was a bustling commercial port and strategic military and trading center.
- Introductory video about Pompeii.
- Exhibits showing Roman life during the time of the eruption.
- Simulated volcanic eruption in a 4D theater.
- Full body casts of human forms.
*A small, separate section of the exhibition features erotic art in a replica of a Pompeii brothel. Parental discretion is advised for this portion, which is not suitable for all ages.
Non-Member Pricing $11.95 Adult | $9.95 Children (3–17)
General Admission: Adults: $18 | Children (3–17): $13
*General admission is required to visit the featured exhibition.
Member Pricing $9.95 Adults $7.95 Children (3–17)
*Arizona Science Center members receive FREE general admission to the Center’s permanent exhibits.
Note: POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION requires a timed-entry ticket. Advance reservations are highly recommended. Guests can purchase tickets online or in person at Arizona Science Center.
Pompeii After Hours
A Night of Cocktails & Culture
Experience the city nature destroyed but also preserved in POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION after hours. Enhance your experience and come early – beer, cocktails, snacks and other refreshments available for purchase.
Exhibition and Supervolcanoes Planetarium Show
March 17 &18 | April 5 & 22 | May 6, 17, 24 & 25
Exhibition and Pompeii Uncovered Lecture Series
Fashion and the Pompeii Social Scene | March 28, 2018
Ancient Sex | May 23, 2018
One winner will receive a family 4-pack of VIP tickets to Pompeii: The Exhibition at the Arizona Science Center.
To enter, simply leave a comment below telling me what part of the exhibit you are looking forward to viewing. For extra entries share on Facebook or Twitter and leave me a link to your share in a separate comment.
*Giveaway is open to US residents ages 18 and over and ends at 11:59 PM AST on 04/27/2018. Number of entries received determines the odds of winning. One winner will be selected. Winner will drawn using a random number generator from all verified entries, contacted by email provided, and announced on this page at the end of the contest. Winner has 24 hours to respond or prize will be redrawn. Entrant is responsible for the email address they provide. All prizes will be awarded. No prize substitutions allowed. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook and we hereby release Facebook of any liability. Protected tweets do not count as an entry method for tweeting. Tweets must come from a public account. No purchase necessary. Sponsor responsible for arranging winner’s prize.
And the winner is… Sara, comment #2
My son has been learning about this in school this year! I’d love to be able to take the kids to show him these amazing artifacts!
This looks like a neat exhibit! I think our family would love to see all of it but the volcano experience sounds pretty neat!
Great giveaway! Science Center is an informative, interactive museum for children and adults. We have always loved going with our kids and grandkids.
The Simulated volcanic eruption!
The volcanic eruption sounds awesome!!
The simulated eruption and the body casts!!!! So cool!
The Volcanic eruption would be awesome to see!
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