Mummies of the World Exhibition Bower Museum @BowersMuseum


  • Bowers Museum 2002 North Main Street Santa Ana, CA, 92706 United States
Mummies of the world bowers museum

The largest exhibition of real mummies and related artifacts ever assembled is awaiting you. Now open, this exhibit provides a window into the lives of ancient people spanning every region of the world including Europe, South America and Ancient Egypt, offering exemplified insights into past cultures and civilizations. With over 1.4 million visitors experiencing Mummies of the World to date don't miss it while open at the Bowers Museum in Orange County.

Photo Via: Bowers Museum

Photo Via: Bowers Museum

Embark on a journey into the extraordinary world of mummies and mummification. Through modern science, engaging interactive and multi-media exhibits featuring 3-D animation, explore how mummies are created, where they come from and who they were. Using state-of-the-art scientific methodology, discover how modern science enables researchers to study mummies through innovative and non-invasive ways, offering unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations.

What secrets do mummies hold about the past and what incite do they bring us for the future? Be sure not to miss this exhibit to find out .

Featuring mummies and artifacts on loan from 12 world-renowned museums, organizations and collections from 5 countries. The exhibition includes:

  • The Vac Mummies, a mummified family from Hungary believed to have died from tuberculosis
  • The Baron Von Holz, a German nobleman found tucked away in the family crypt of a 14th century castle wearing his best leather boots
  • The Burns Collection, a group of medical mummies used to teach anatomy in the early 19th century
  • An Egyptian priest named Nes-Hor whom we have determined had arthritis and a broken left hip
  • Egyptian animal mummies including a falcon, a fish, a dog and a baby crocodile, many of which were deliberately preserved to accompany royals for eternity
  • MUMAB, the first replication of Egyptian mummification done on a body in 2800 years
  • And much more…

For more info on the museum and this limited engagement exhibit click on the link below.