Guided Tours of Egyptian and Explorers Gallery as part of BBC Civilisation Festival
Date: 5 March 2018 - 9 March 2018
Monday 5th to Friday 9th March 2018, 1pm to 2pm daily
As part of the BBC Civilisations Festival, taking place regionally and nationally during March 2018, Torquay Museum will be offering FREE guided tours of the Explorers and Ancient Egyptian Gallery.
Listen to the stories of the incredible journeys made by Torquay's famous explorers, from the frozen wastes of the Antarctic to the depths of the Brazilian rainforest- and come face-to-face with wonderful artefacts from ancient Egypt, including Devon's only Mummy. The gallery is the main showpiece of the museum and features fascinating artefacts collected by Torquay-based explorers and scholars during their travels across the globe. Free of charge, with a valid museum entry ticket.
For further information about the BBC Civilisations Festival visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts
Torquay Museum's 2,500year old Egyptian mummy boy is the star of an Augmented Reality app being developed by the BBC Research and Development department as part of the Civilisations series. Take a look at this BBC webpage for further information: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-42966371