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Big fundraiser event with King Tut at Museum of Museums, Trafford Centre

20 Jan 2011

On 27 January to raise money for The Manchester Museum’s Ancient Worlds galleries

Spectacular exhibition, Tutankhamun – His Tomb and His Treasures (Museum of Museums, Trafford Centre) will host an extra special event on Thursday 27 January 2011, 5-12pm. Museum of Museums Night will celebrate all things Ancient Egyptian to support fundraising for The Manchester Museum’s Ancient Worlds galleries and will offer discounted entry to the exhibition.

The evening will feature guest appearances - including an exclusive book signing by the creator of the acclaimed children’s books, Horrible Histories, Terry Deary, who will sign copies of his books ‘Awful Egyptians’, ‘The Terrible Tomb of Tutankhamun’ and ‘Magic and the Mummy’, music, eye-opener tours, a display of The Manchester Museum’s own artefacts, food and drink plus much more!

There will also be a grand prize draw – offering visitors the chance to win the spectacular book, A Secret Voyage, by world renowned Egyptologist, Dr Zahi Hawass. The stunning collection of photography, history and notes is a limited edition and usually retails at £2,600. Prize draw tokens are available to buy for just £10 at the Tutankhamun box office on the night.

All proceeds go towards fundraising for the Ancient Worlds galleries.

Book online - adults: £8, children: £4, family (2 adults, 2 children): £20, students: £4