A GROUNDBREAKING IMMERSIVE EXHIBITION.
THE 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISCOVERY.
A STORY 3,300 YEARS IN THE MAKING.

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Opens October 27th at the Vancouver Convention Centre

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

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 colour. 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 King Tut in his quest for immortality. Experience all of this and more at Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience, a story over 3,000 years in the making.

Exhibit Details

Open October 27, 2022 - January 8, 2023

LOCATION

Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver BC V6C0C3

HOURS OF OPERATION

Sunday - Thursday: 10am - 8pm (final entry 7pm)
Friday & Saturday: 10am - 9pm (final entry 8pm)

DURATION

The visit will take approximately one hour with final entry one hour prior to show close. The experience is self-guided so stay as long as you like!

HEALTH AND SAFETY

The well-being of our staff and guests is our top priority and we will follow all local, federal and provincial guidelines. To find out more about how we are keeping you safe, visit our FAQ's below.

Tour King Tut’s Tomb

Exclusive Companion VR Experience

Take a breathtaking tour of King Tut’s tomb through “Enter the Tomb”, an award winning companion VR Experience available exclusively as part of your VIP ticket. Narrated by Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville, “Enter The Tomb” takes guests on an elegant flythrough of the tomb with incredible high-definition detail in a VR experience not to be missed!

FAQs

general

What dates will you be in Vancouver?

We will be open from October 27, 2022 - January 8, 2023.

Where specifically are you located?

Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver BC V6C 0C3

For more information, please visit the Vancouver Convention Centre website.

Is parking available?

Yes, parking is available. For more information on parking, please visit the Vancouver Convention Centre website.

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 and @BeyondKingTut on Instagram and hashtag #BeyondKingTut when you do.

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 Vancouver@BeyondKingTut.com for more information.

What safety measures are in place for Covid-19?

Beyond King Tut is following the approved guidelines below:

Timed ticket sales to help reduce congestion and capacity.

Arrow markings to allow for separate entrance and exit directions.

Increased cleaning practices of high touch surfaces with approved cleaning products.

Multiple hand sanitizer stations throughout the exhibit and venue.

Contactless transactions only to lessen transmission risk.

For more information on safety measures at the event, please visit the Vancouver Convention Centre website.

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 Premium Flex or 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.

Can I bring a stroller?

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

Can I gift tickets that are 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.

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 screens during the show?

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

ticketing

How much are tickets?

OFF PEAK

Adult Timed Entry (Ages 16+): $31.99

Child (Ages 5-15) Timed Entry: $23.99

Senior Timed Entry (Tuesday Only): $28.99

Premium Flex: $48.99

VIP: $83.99

Groups 8+: $28.99

Family 4 Pack (price is per ticket): $26.99

Plus applicable taxes and fees.

PEAK

Adult Timed Entry (Ages 16+): $41.99

Child (Ages 5-15) Timed Entry: $28.99

Premium Flex: $63.99

VIP: $93.99

Groups 8+: $38.99

Family 4 Pack (price is per ticket): $29.99

Plus applicable taxes and 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 ticket prices are per ticket. 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 allow you to enter up to two hours before or after the start time as stated on your ticket, subject to exhibit opening hours.

VIP tickets includes flexible entry (Enter up to two hours before or after the start time displayed on the ticket, subject to exhibit operating hours), Enter the Tomb VR Experience, and a Beyond King Tut merchandise package.

Where do I purchase tickets?

Tickets can be purchased exclusively through our website.

Can I purchase tickets at the door?

No, all tickets for the event must be purchased online through our website.

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 exchange your tickets, please follow the step-by-step exchange process here.

How will I get my tickets?

A confirmation email from ShowClix, our ticketing platform, is sent to the email address used when tickets are purchased.

You are also able to view your tickets at any time after purchase through signing in to your MyTickets account on ShowClix.

How do I sign-in to my MyTickets account?

To sign-in to your MyTickets account, please click here.

Your username is the email address you entered when processing your order. If you don’t remember your password or don’t recall setting one up, please click “forgot your password” to reset it!

Do children under five need a ticket?

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

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 that are 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 Vancouver@BeyondKingTut.com 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 National Geographic's Beyond King Tut 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 National Geographic's Beyond King Tut 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.

about the show

What is National Geographic’s Beyond King Tut: The immersive Experience?

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.

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