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03/23/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
On Thursday 23 March, the Museum opened its doors for free to explore more of ancient Egypt in celebration of our Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives exhibition, on at the Powerhouse Museum until 30 April.
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03/25/2017 at 06:50. Facebook
Last Sunday we had mummies running around the Museum! What will you get up to at this week's Egyptian Mummies: Family Sunday? Escape the rain inside the Powerhouse Museum and explore ancient Egypt this weekend.
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03/23/2017 at 20:45. Facebook
What does CT scanning ancient Egyptian mummies reveal? Read this interesting article from New Scientist before discovering the scans and what lies beneath the wrappings of six mummies in Egyptian Mummies, on now until 30 April: [ Ma.as Link ]

Unlocking mummies’ secrets: What imaging technology tells us

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Powerhouse Museum
03/23/2017 at 08:20. Facebook
To celebrate our Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives exhibition, on now until 30 April, we attempted to join the Guinness World Records for the most people dressed as mummies. All up, we had 846 mummies in the Museum! Take a look at the record attempt and visit the Museum today to explore more of ancient Egypt: [ Ma.as Link ]
School Holiday workshops are booking fast! Secure a place for your mini scientist, budding film maker, coder or future inventor.

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Discover the next generation of Australian fashion talent in Student Fashion, 27 March – 18 October, at the Powerhouse Museum. FREE with museum entry.

The exhibition features designs by four talented graduates.

Ann Xiao The Fashion Design Studio- Ultimo TAFE Sydney Institute of Fashion

Laura Davis Raffles College of Design and Commerce

Meredith Bullen UTS: University of Technology...
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Explore more of the Museum's collection for free this weekend at the Museums Discovery Centre Open Weekend in Castle Hill. Become an explorer with a range of free activities or simply explore the stores. Registrations essential: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Museums Discovery Centre Open Weekend

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Think you know mummies? Answer this week's #MummyMondays question and tag the friends you'll bring to go in the draw to win four tickets to see Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives at the Powerhouse Museum. We'll announce the winner by 5pm on Wednesday 22 March.
Today's question is a true or false: was beer a staple of ancient Egyptian's diet?
On Sunday 19 March 2017, to celebrate our Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives exhibition (on now until 30 April), we attempted to set a Guinness World Record for the most people dressed as mummies in one location. Thanks to everyone who came along and to Kleenex Australia for providing all the wrappings that we needed (which were all recycled afterwards).
Credit: Leïla Berney
Escape the rain at the Powerhouse Museum this weekend and discover what lies beneath the wrappings of six mummies from the British Museum in Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives: [ Ma.as Link ]
Join us to explore how indigenous communities are keeping their young ones alive by building connections to cultural practices: [ Maas.museum Link ]

Death & Dying: Deadly Ones in da'House!

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When a 10 year old girl takes her life in a regional community, how can we reconcile that as a characteristic of the 21st century norm? Have we become conditioned to accept the black plague of youth suicide as a rite of passage? Why are our young people becoming so desensitised that self-harm seems like it’s their only option? Could re-connection to culture be the way forward?

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Death & Dying: Deadly Ones in da'House!

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Do you have a budding storyteller, coder, mini scientist or designer in your family? School holidays are just around the corner. Check out our workshops for fun activities for kids of all ages.

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Calling all sleuths, history buffs and Sherlockian's... The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes is now on sale! Pre-book your tickets to Sydney's largest interactive mystery and save.

Hurry along, the game's afoot! Book: [ Ma.as Link ]

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

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Learn more about what lies beneath the wrappings with British Museum curator Daniel Antoine before seeing it up close for yourself in Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives, on now at the Powerhouse Museum: [ Ma.as Link ]
Think you know mummies? Answer this week's #MummyMondays question and tag the friends you'll bring to go in the draw to win four tickets to see Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives at the Powerhouse Museum. We'll announce the winner by 5pm on Wednesday 15 March.
Today's question: did mummification continue in Egypt under Roman occupation?
Become an archaeologist for the day and dig, discover, decode secret messages and write your own hieroglyphics at our Egyptian Mummies: Family Sunday this weekend.

Egyptian Mummies: Family Sundays

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What an incredible ancient Egyptian discovery! Come and learn more about this wonderful ancient culture in Egyptian Mummies, on now at the Powerhouse Museum: [ Ma.as Link ]

Giant statue of Pharaoh Ramses II is found buried in a Cairo slum

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Toot Toot, Chugga Chugga, Big Red Car. We're gonna ride the whole day long. Big thanks to The Wiggles and NSW Road Safety for visiting our newly reopened The Wiggles Exhibition last weekend. Come in and ride the Big Red Car for yourself!