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VR program "Digital Autopsy of the Tokyo National Museum's Ancient Egyptian mummy"

VR作品「東博のミイラ デジタル解剖室へようこそ!」
In 1904, Egypt sent a mummy to the Tokyo National Museum as a gift.
At its new home in the Tokyo National Museum, the mysterious coffin, completely covered in black material, ensconced in a deep mystery.
Finally, the latest technological advances have revealed the mysteries of our precious mummy covered in a black veil.
What was drawn on the coffin?
Who was the person wrapped in bandages?
How and why was the mummy made?
The truth of ancient Egyptian mummy is now revealed after three thousand years of deep sleep.
Come and enjoy incredibly realistic sensations that can be experienced with the latest virtual reality technology.

Play in Japanese
Free English voice guide available
Elementary and junior high school students: Free (normally 300yen)

July 13, 2016 (Wed) - September 4, 2016 (Sun)   (Every Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun,Holiday)
(Wed, Thu, Fri): 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00 (Sat, Sun, Holidays): 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00 *Admission starts 5minites prior to screening.
Asian Gallery (Toyokan)-TNM & TOPPAN Museum Theater
Running time
about 40 min.
High school students and above: 500yen
*University students and above require a museum admission ticket.
Elementary and junior high school students: Free(normally 300yen)
Pre-school children and persons with disability and one person accompanying them: Free

Regular Exhibition Set Ticket
*Sold only at the front entrance ticket counter
Adults: 1000yen
University students: 800yen
Ticket purchase
In front of the theater or at the front entrance ticket counter
*Admission at the front entrance ticket counter ends 15 minutes prior to screening. Admission at the front of the theater ends at screening time.
03-5405-8686 (Hello Dial)

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