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Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience Extended Through October 22!

Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience, a one-of-a-kind exhibition developed in partnership with the National Geographic Society and produced by Paquin Entertainment Group, has extended its run in Jacksonville through October 22 due to popular demand!

The multi-gallery, multi-sensory exhibition is a magnificent, time-traveling adventure that makes guests feel as if they are actually in Ancient Egypt. With nine galleries to explore, Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience takes visitors on an epic journey through King Tut’s life — his rule as a child pharaoh, his family, the discovery of his tomb and the mysteries surrounding his early death, and his journey to the afterlife.

Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience is not an artifact exhibition, rather it is a cinematic immersive experience 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.

The show is roughly one hour and is set up walk-through style. Start your Beyond King Tut journey at home with a free companion guidebook from National Geographic, available for download on

The exhibit is located at the NoCo Center, 712 N Hogan Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Tickets can be purchased at Paid ticket(s) must be purchased online in advance. The paid ticket must be a full-price adult ticket. Basic timed entry, Flex, and VIP tickets qualify. Group tickets do not qualify. Third-party discount tickets do not apply.

Since Ancient Egypt is part of the 6th-grade curriculum, Beyond King Tut will be offering every 6th-grade student in Jacksonville a free ticket to Beyond King Tut when accompanied by an adult with a full-priced paid admission as of August 1, 2023. One free 6th grader per one adult ticket. One adult cannot admit two free 6th graders.

Also available at the exhibition is The Secrets of Tutankhamun, 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.