Imagine Exhibitions, Inc., known around the world for creating, producing, and operating immersive experiences, announces a new a long-term tenancy at Luxor Hotel & Casino to present Discovering King Tut’s Tomb, a reimagined show about the monumental discovery of the celebrated Egyptian Boy King that will open 100 years after renowned Egyptologist Howard Carter first laid eyes on the preserved tomb.
The opening of the exhibition is slated for August 30, just prior to Labor Day Weekend.
Tom Zaller, President and CEO of Imagine Exhibitions said: “I am thrilled to work with MGM Resorts and Luxor to bring this experience to Vegas – a one-of-a-kind immersive exhibition that celebrates the unprecedented discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb. This represents the next step in our evolution of our growing footprint in Vegas, and Luxor is the perfect home for this exhibition.”
Chuck Bowling, Luxor President and COO, said “Tom and his team at Imagine consistently introduce immersive, entertaining, and thoughtful exhibitions. Their attention to detail ensures that the Discovering King Tut’s Tomb exhibit will be something very special for our guests.”
Discovering King Tut’s Tomb will recount the story of the discovery of the tomb through the lens and voice of Carter.
The immersive display begins with a passageway to the burial chamber and unfolds with animations that illuminate the process of mummification and its significance to ancient Egyptian culture.
Additional galleries trace the 100 years of King Tut and explore archeological practices today.
Pods of virtual reality chairs enhance the visitor experience, allowing guests to take a deeper dive into the exploration of King Tut’s tomb.
About Imagine Exhibitions
A world leader in narrative-driven, immersive experiences, Imagine Exhibitions, Inc. creates, markets, and operates sophisticated, high-quality experiences for museums, brands, venues, and integrated resorts across the globe.
From ideation to operation, Imagine’s team of industry pioneers draws upon decades of success in the fields of immersive design, storytelling, and entertainment to consistently create and implement memorable and thought-provoking environments. The company’s custom experiences deliver focused messaging and serve to increase attendance wherever they are presented.
A global pioneer in traveling entertainment, Imagine Exhibitions has created many internationally recognized exhibitions. Imagine currently presents and operates more than 40 unique exhibitions in museums, science centers, aquariums, integrated resorts, and non-traditional venues worldwide. Imagine also designs, opens, and operates its own venues and creates and implements permanent and semi-permanent museums, brands, and entertainment properties.
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