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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC’S BEYOND KING TUT BRINGS A GROUNDBREAKING IMMERSIVE EXHIBITION TO Milwaukee. JOIN IN THE DISCOVERY OF A STORY 3,300 YEARS IN THE MAKING.

The Experience

Through nine distinct multi-sensory galleries, Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience unlocks the 3,300 year old story of King Tut in an evolution of immersive experiences.

GO BEYOND THE MASK

Come face to face with King Tut as you examine his world beyond the mask.

DESCEND INTO KING TUT'S TOMB

Enter a recreation of his burial chamber, and walk through the story of his life, death and discovery.

JOURNEY TO ETERNITY

Travel through the different stages of the Pharaoh’s journey in the underworld, filled with trials and wonders.

EMBARK ON A JOURNEY

Join King Tut for a breathtaking voyage to the afterlife and explore the great beyond.

SEE ANCIENT TREASURES COME TO LIFE

The final room greets visitors with soaring projections of King Tut’s treasures, larger than life with the most cutting-edge clarity available, showcasing all the exquisite detail and artistry of these ancient items.

Exhibit Info

Milwaukee, WI

When: October 13 – January 6, 2024

Location: Baird Center, 400 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee WI 53203

Hours of Operation:

  • Wednesday & Thursday: 11:00am – 7:00pm (last entry 6pm)
  • Friday & Saturday: 11:00am – 9:00pm (last entry 8pm)
  • Sunday: 11:00am – 6:00pm (last entry 5pm)
  • Monday & Tuesday: Closed

Duration: The visit will take approximately one hour with final entry one hour prior to show close.

Health & Safety: The well-being of staff and guests is our top priority and we will follow all local guidelines. To find out more about how we are keeping you safe, visit our FAQ.

Groups: Have fifty or more in your party? Save on tickets and receive priority booking by contacting our group sales team by email at [email protected] or by phone at 1-800-441-0819.

Location

Baird Center
400 W Wisconsin Ave,
Milwaukee WI 53203

FAQ

ABOUT THE SHOW

What is National Geographic’s Beyond King Tut?

Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience is a cinematic immersive exhibition that takes guests on a journey to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time. Journey to modern-day Egypt and see wonders of the ancient world like the Temple at Karnak and the Great Sphinx. Experience ancient history come to life and gaze at the Egyptian sun as it rises above the Pyramids of Giza, filling the sky with vivid color.

Travel back in time 3,000 years to the 18th dynasty when King Tut ruled and gods like Ra and Anubis were worshiped by all. Descend into King Tut’s tomb, 100 years since its historic discovery and join him in his quest for immortality. Experience all of this and more in a story 3,000 years in the making.

Will there be artifacts on display?

Beyond King Tut is not an artifact exhibition. It is a dramatic and immersive projection experience that takes visitors back in time and into the world of Tutankamun in an exciting new way. The experience starts with a journey that winds visitors through visual galleries to learn about the king’s life, descend into his tomb, and even enter a recreation of his burial chamber. The final room greets visitors with soaring projections of King Tut’s treasures, larger than life with the most cutting-edge clarity available, showcasing all the exquisite detail and artistry of these ancient items.

Beyond King Tut goes BEYOND a traditional artifact display and uses the power of photography and multimedia to create a time traveling adventure of discovery!

How is this exhibition different from other immersive shows?

National Geographic’s Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience is the next generation of visual storytelling exhibitions. Our goal is to use this powerful platform — with multiple rooms of discovery — to transport visitors into the past through a unique narrative of this 3,000 year old story.

GENERAL

What dates will you be in Milwaukee?

Beyond King Tut will be open in Milwaukee from October 13 – January 6, 2024

Where specifically are you located?

Baird Center – 400 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee WI 53203

Is parking available?

Yes, parking is available please visit the Baird Center website for more details. https://wisconsincenter.com/

Can I bring a camera?

Absolutely! Photos for non-commercial use are allowed and we encourage you to share them on social media. Please tag @BeyondKingTut on Facebook, @BeyondKingTut on Instagram, @BeyondKingTut on TikTok and hashtag #BeyondKingTut.

There are some limitations, however: recording the event, flash photography, professional photography and professional videography is not permitted. Tripods and other professional photography equipment are not permitted. Please contact [email protected] for more information.

When should I arrive?

Please ensure you arrive promptly at the start time as indicated on your ticket. We cannot guarantee entry for guests who arrive late. Guests with VIP tickets can arrive up to two hours before or after the start time shown on your ticket, subject to exhibit opening hours.

If I miss my entry time or am running late, can I still get in?

At this time, we cannot guarantee entry outside of the entry time on your ticket. If you miss your entry time or arrive late and we are unable to accommodate you, no refunds will be issued.

How long should I plan on being at the show?

The show is roughly one hour and is set up walk-through style.

Can I bring my baby, and do they need a ticket?

Yes, babies and children of all ages are welcome to attend the show. Children 4 years and younger enter the show for free and do not require a ticket when accompanying an adult with a ticket.

Is the VR experience suitable for children?

VR usage is not suitable for children under 5, and is not recommended for children 5-12 years old.

Can I bring a stroller?

Yes, strollers are permitted. However, there will be no facilities for storing and parking strollers or leaving them unattended.

Is there seating available?

Seating is limited and is only available on a first-come, first-served basis. As seating is limited, we encourage guests to leave available seating for those with mobility limitations.

Will there be a gift shop?

Yes, we have a cashless gift shop available at the end of the show!

Can I bring in food or beverages?

No, food or beverages are not permitted inside the exhibit.

Can I bring bags into the exhibit?

We encourage you to leave valuables, large bags and other personal belongings at home. For the safety of our visitors and the exhibit, all bags entering or leaving the exhibit, including purses, are subject to inspection. Backpacks and duffel bags are not permitted in the exhibit.

Is there somewhere for me to store my things while I’m in the exhibit?

There are no storage facilities, such as coat check, for guests.

Can I touch the screen during the show?

No, we kindly ask all attendees to refrain from touching the screens during the experience.

TICKETING

How much are tickets?

Peak:

  • Adult (Ages 16+): $39.99
  • Child (Ages 5-15) Timed Entry: $28.99
  • Student/Senior/Military Timed Entry: $34.99
  • Premium Flex: $53.99
  • VIP (ages 16+): $79.99
  • Family 4 Pack: $34.99 (Per ticket)
  • Group (8+) Timed Entry – All Ages: $33.99 per person

Off Peak:

  • Adult (Ages 16+): $29.99
  • Child (Ages 5-15) Timed Entry: $23.99
  • Student/Senior/Military Timed Entry: $24.99
  • Premium Flex: $43.99
  • VIP: $69.99
  • Family 4 Pack: $24.99 (Per ticket)
  • Group (8+) Timed Entry – All Ages: $23.99 per person

Plus applicable fees.

Children 4 years and younger enter the show for free and do not require a ticket when accompanying an adult with a ticket.

Family Pack. A maximum of two adults (ages 16+) and a minimum of two children (ages 5-15) are required to purchase Family Pack tickets.

Premium Flex tickets give you the flexibility to enter the exhibit at any time between the stated hours listed on your ticket.

VIP tickets include the Beyond King Tut VR Experience, flexible entry (up to two hours before or after the start time shown on your ticket, within current exhibit opening hours only),  priority entry to the exhibit, and a Beyond King Tut Merchandise package.

Where do I purchase tickets?

Tickets can be purchased right here at beyondkingtut.com.

How can I book group tickets?

Groups of eight or more save and receive priority booking! To book group tickets, please contact our Milwaukee group sales team by email at [email protected] or by phone at 1-800-441-0819.

Can I purchase tickets at the door?

Tickets can be purchased at the door, subject to availability. To secure a timeslot and best pricing available, please order your tickets in advance online.

Are tickets refundable?

All tickets are non-refundable, as stated in the terms and conditions agreed to prior to successfully completing any ticket purchase.

How can I reschedule my tickets?

Change of date or time requests are subject to availability and must be made at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled entry time shown on your ticket.

To submit an exchange request, please follow the link in your ticket confirmation email or contact our customer service department at [email protected]

How will I get my tickets?

You will receive your tickets via the email provided during the purchase process. Be sure to check your junk mail as well just in case!

How do I present my tickets at the show?

You can print a physical copy of your tickets, or you can present the QR code for your tickets off a smartphone or other device.

Can I gift tickets under my name?

Yes, you can. Please ensure your guests have a physical copy of the tickets printed to be admitted entry if the tickets are gifted. Additionally, we require valid ID to be presented alongside the tickets prior to entry to ensure eligibility for the ticket type.

ACCESSIBILITY

I have a child with autism, SPD or ADHD. Will you have sensory bags/items?

We will not have audio sensory items available for guests, however, we encourage parents and caregivers to bring appropriate sensory stimulants and items that you may require. Please email [email protected] ahead of your visit for more information.

Are there flashing lights or loud sounds?

Yes, National Geographic’s Beyond King Tut contains bright lights that may cause discomfort for people with photosensitive epilepsy or other medical conditions. If this may affect your experience, please consult with a medical professional prior to attending the show.

Our Immersive Room has music playing that might be slightly louder than normal and may cause discomfort to people suffering from sensitivity to loud sounds. If this is your case, we recommend you are accommodated with a proper noise reduction device and consult with a medical professional prior to attending the show.

Can the show trigger vertigo or motion sickness?

Yes, the moving images, sounds and lights involved in the immersive experience may cause dizziness, motion sickness or vertigo. If this may affect your experience, please consult with a medical professional prior to attending the show.

Can I bring my service animal?

Yes, we allow service animals such as guide dogs. No pets are permitted.

Do you have wheelchairs or scooters for rent?

As we are a travelling show we do not have wheelchairs or scooters for rent.

Is the show wheelchair accessible?

Yes, National Geographic’s Beyond King Tut is accessible for guests of all abilities. Our show welcomes wheelchairs, mobile scooters, canes, etc.

Is there seating available?

Seating is limited and is only available on a first-come, first-served basis. As seating is limited, we encourage guests to leave available seating for those with mobility limitations.

Is the show suitable for the deaf/hard of hearing?

Yes, although we do not provide interpreters. The majority of National Geographic’s Beyond King Tut is visual and explained in text.

The reviews are in

"No one does it better than Nat Geo!"

- Barbara G, Boston

"Celebrates 100 years since Tutankhamun's tomb was discovered...Awesome!"

- Anna A, Boston

"It was amazing!"

- Agatha A, Boston

"A great way to spend a Sunday morning!"

- Linsey S, Boston

"Beyond King Tut was absolutely amazing!!

- Kinya K, Boston

"Eye-catching and historical."

- Tonia B, Boston

"Loved everything about it."

- Katherine M, Boston

"Great experience with my daughter. Yes, we would do another exhibit like this. VR experience was amazing."

- Josephine P, Boston

"That was great! We really enjoyed it!"

- Julianne T, Boston

"One of the best exhibits I've ever seen! King Tut's voyage to the afterlife."

- Janis, Boston

"My kids and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, and I may have some future archeologists on my hands!"

- Kimberly L, Boston

Discover more

Kids learning in the Beyond King Tut Exhibit

THE SECRETS OF TUTANKHAMUN

A virtual reality experience from Positron

The Secrets of Tutankhamun is a virtual reality experience that takes audiences on a breathtaking journey to ancient Egypt, over the pyramids and through the Valley of the Kings, down into the tomb of King Tut. Audiences experience this film on specialized Positron Voyager motion chairs that are equipped with advanced VR headsets and haptic feedback, bringing them closer to the artifacts and sarcophagus of Tut than ever before. Learning the story of the most famous boy-king the VR experience was captured with specialized photogrammetry at the actual historical sites. Over 80,000 high-resolution photographs of the archeological sites were reconstructed into 3D models to recreate an accurate digital VR version of the originals.

Kids learning in the Beyond King Tut Exhibit
Kids learning in the Beyond King Tut Exhibit

Go Beyond

Find visitor information, educator resources, and a free companion guidebook.

Kids learning in the Beyond King Tut Exhibit

GET A DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION TO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

Explore even more of Egypt’s golden past with a 30-day trial digital subscription to National Geographic, now free with your ticket to Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience. Explore every issue ever published in the Nat Geo digital archive, including our special edition for the 100th anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb. Keep an eye on your inbox for details on how to redeem your complimentary subscription after the purchase of your ticket.

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Groups and Corporate events

Have fifty or more in your party? Save on tickets and receive priority booking by contacting our group sales team by email at [email protected] or by phone at 1-800-441-0819.

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