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Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs

A Mystery 3000 Years in the Making

Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs, brings to life ancient wonders, historical intrigue and a modern-day forensic adventure, all wrapped up in one giant screen movie experience. The worldwide curiosity about mummification is an age-old phenomenon and these relics of the past create a window into the fascinating and mysterious world of the pharaohs. Filmgoers will marvel at the sight of these human time capsules, presented on the largest screen in the Carolinas.

The film unravels several mysteries enshrouding the ancient royal mummies, and recreates the dramatic story of their recovery--an Indiana Jones-type tale of tomb-raiders and hidden treasure that leads to one of the most significant archaeological finds in modern history. After the discovery, follow researchers as they embark on a genetic analysis of mummies that could ultimately have major implications on the study of modern human diseases.

Set in captivating IMAX, brush back the sands of time and explore the power of ancient Egypt.

Complete your mummy experience with a visit to Mummies of the World, now on exhibition.

At Discovery Place IMAX

November 11, 2011 - April 08, 2012


Sun, Sep 25
No showtimes.


Adult (14-59)
Child (2-13)
Senior (60+)