Pompeii The Exhibition

May 5, 2014 — 2 Comments

In the year 79 A.D., Pompeii vanished beneath thick layers of volcanic ash left by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. But what nature destroyed, it also preserved.


Pompeii: The Exhibition features over 150 precious artifacts on loan from the Naples National Archaeological Museum in Italy, which offer a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle and tragic end of this ancient Roman society forgotten for centuries until its rediscovery over 250 years ago.

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From garden frescoes and marble statues to Gladiator helmets and shin guards, coins and currency to religious altars and shrines — all set in their original surroundings — experience daily life in this once vibrant Roman city.

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Then, as the floors shake and the walls rumble, relive the volcano’s catastrophic eruption through an immersive CGI experience, culminating in the reveal of full body casts of twisted human forms, asphyxiated by extreme heat and noxious gases and forever frozen in time.

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Through excavated artifacts, multimedia experiences, and hands-on science exhibits, guests will learn the science of archaeology, volcanology, and Roman engineering while exploring the ancient civilization of Pompeii.

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WHAT: Pompeii The Exhibition 
Opens May 20, 2014 
700 Exposition Park Drive | Los Angeles, CA 90037


  • Tickets: Adult 18+ $19.75, Child 4 – 12 $12.75, Senior 60+ $16.75, Student $16.75

CONTACT INFO: (323) 724-3623

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2 responses to Pompeii The Exhibition

    Judy Richcreek July 3, 2014 at 9:14 pm

    Pompeii exhibit coming to Nashville, TN?

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