TAMPA - Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry landed a gem with the Mummies of the World exhibit.
The mummies exhibit, running now through Labor Day, is the largest collection of human and animal mummies ever assembled.
There are some 150 specimens and objects from around the globe from more than 20 museums. Through modern science and engaging interactive and multimedia exhibits, the exhibition reveals how the scientific study of mummies provides a window into the lives of ancient people.
On Saturday, July 21 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. - the museum is hosting a 'Make Me a Mummy' event in the Grand Lobby, where families can participate in Mummy arts and crafts. You can make mummy puppets and join in on a Mummy-wrapping contest, with prizes given out.
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