EVENT: Visit to the ‘Wrapped: The Search for the Essential Mummy’ Exhibit in Tacoma, WA


Wrapped: The Search for the Essential Mummy
Wrapped: The Search for the Essential Mummy

The topic of mummification always attracts visitors regardless of age or gender. It has beheld the fascination of people for centuries and this exhibit gives a detailed account of this very popular topic. Running till the end of September 2011, we are planning a visit there on the 2nd of September. We will be going down for one day.

Date and Time

Friday, September 2, 2011

Preliminary Schedule

  • 7 am – meet at UBC or make your own way to Tacoma
  • 12 pm – arrive in Tacoma and Meet-n-Greet
  • 12 pm – 2 pm – time in exhibit
  • 2 pm – 3.15 pm – free time (including Lunch)
  • 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm – Pre-Pub talk entitled “Offerings to the Gods: The Egyptian Goddess of Beer”
  • 5 pm – dinner
  • 6.30 pm – leave for Vancouver

The Pre-Pub talk is led by exhibit curator Stephanie Lile and will focus on ancient beer making as well as several mythological mysteries.. [More details]


Washington State History Museum
1911 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA

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The museum visit is not free, unfortunately.

  • Adult (18 & over) US$ 8.00
  • Senior (60+) US$ 7.00
  • Student (6-17 years) US$ 6.00
  • Child (5 and under) free

Note: If our group will have more than 15 members, we are eligible for special Group Rates, where it would only be US$ 6.00 per person.

In addition to these entrance costs, expenses for food and transportation would have to be borne by each individual.


We are planning to hire a bus depending on the interest level and as such the cost would increase.

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