Eternal Life – Exploring Ancient Egypt

Exhibition features

  • Mummies from 3000 to 1800 years ago along with their CT scans
  • Over 200 ancient Egyptian artefacts
  • Animated children’s film: A Day in the Life of Ancient Egypt
  • Projection mapping experience: A Journey to Eternal Life
  • VR experience: Virtual Tomb Adventure with ‘LiveAction’ Video Preshow
  • Educational game: The Mummy Maker
  • Interactive gallery
  • Docent tours

Exhibition period

  • Hong Kong Science Museum
  • 2 June to 18 October 2017


  • 750,000 visitors
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Come face-to-face with six ancient Egyptian mummies from the British Museum and use the latest technology to go beyond the wrappings! To enhance interactivity and learning, additional immersive exhibits – projection mapping, virtual reality and game experiences – were created to reveal the secrets of mummification and provide unique insights into the lives of ancient Egyptians.

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Mummy of child
Explore a tomb through virtual reality
Animation about life in ancient Egypt
Projection mapping explaining the journey to the afterlife