THE IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE MAKES A WORLD PREMIERE IN BOSTON
When the guests come in Beyond King Tut: The immersive experience, they’ll meet ancient Egyptian gods like Ra and Anubis before descending into King Tut’s burial chamber and joining his quest for immortality. They will relive one of the greatest discoveries of all time – the king’s tomb with all its treasures waiting inside, recovered from the desert sand after 3,000 years. With nine galleries to explore on a multi-sensory, multimedia journey, guests will walk through the story of a young boy whose name still looms large and how he changed the ancient – and modern – world. Tickets are available at www.beyondkingtut.com.
Beyond King Tut aligned with the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE), whose mission is to study and safeguard egypt cultural heritage.
“For 100 years, the world has been fascinated by the story of the Child-King. The contents of his tomb, which come to life in this experience, have advanced the fields of archeology and Egyptology like no other discovery. We are proud to partner with the National Geographic Society on this rich experience and hope it sparks the curiosity of the next generation,” said Dr. Louise BertiniExecutive Director, The American Research Center in Egypt.
Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experiencein partnership with the National Geographic Society, is produced by Paquin Entertainment Group and Immersive Experiences, including the creative team behind the King Tut artifact exhibits that have attracted millions of visitors around the world.
“It was such an honor to visit King Tut’s treasures around the world, but these items returned to Egypt still. Beyond King Tut brings together some of that same team along with the stars of immersive art to present one of the world’s most compelling stories in a whole new way, borderless! Guests can experience the splendor of Egypt all around them and journey with us to the afterlife of ancient Egypt,” said Beyond King Tut creative producer Marc Lach.
Paquin Entertainment Group’s exhibition portfolio includes the acclaimed Beyond Van Gogh and Beyond Monet exhibitions which have attracted over 3 million visitors worldwide. from Montreal world famous standard studio developed the exhibition’s grand finale, a breathtaking journey through the ancient Egyptian underworld.
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TICKETS & HOTEL PACKAGES
Tickets are timed and dated, and advance purchase is strongly encouraged, as peak dates and times are already sold out (now until October 2). Prices start at $32.50 for adults and $22.50 for children from 5 to 15 years old (plus ticketing fees). Flat rates for families, seniors (Tuesdays), military, and groups are available, as well as VIP tickets, which include a flexible ticket for anytime entry, merchandise, and entry to the experience award-winning VR companion “Tutankhamun: Enter the Tomb” voiced by the acclaimed English actor Hugh Bonneville.
Discover ancient Egypt in Boston this summer: Personalized activities inspired by the exhibition, accommodation, shopping, spa treatments, food and beverages will be available throughout the city throughout the summer. Opportunities to leverage your visit to “Beyond King Tut” are listed here.
Hotel packages are available at 12 hotels in the Boston area: https://beyondkingtuthotels.com/
Tickets & Info: www.beyondkingtut.com
Booking will soon be available for Late Thursdays, a unique weekly opportunity to experience the exhibition as well as an evening of food, drink and music throughout the summer.
About the ARCE
Founded in 1948, ARCE is a private, non-profit organization comprised of educational and cultural institutions, professional scholars and individuals. Through grants, fieldwork and field schools, ARCE’s partnership with Egyptians contributes to the common goal of preserving cultural heritage. Over the years, ARCE’s close relationship with the Ministry of Antiquities (MOA) (formerly the Supreme Council of Antiquities) has ensured the success of our work together. ARCE’s mission is to support research on all aspects of Egyptian history and culture; protect, preserve and promote Egyptian cultural heritage; and to strengthen American-Egyptian cultural collaboration.
About immersive experiences
With a mission to create pioneering and unforgettable experiences for audiences through the power of immersive storytelling, Immersive Experiences harnesses the expertise of cultural events industry veterans to lead the evolution of immersive cultural content, including Beyond King Tut in 2022.
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 operating 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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