The exhibition “Tutankhamun, the Pharaoh’s Treasury” in Paris has already welcomed over 1.3 million visitors since its opening on march 23, becoming the exhibition the most visited in the history in the French capital.
“The number of tickets sold for the exhibition +Tutankhamun, the Pharaoh’s Treasury”, which opened on march 23, 2019 at the Grande Halle de la Villette has exceeded the threshold of 1.3 million, surpassing the attendance of the exhibition +Tutankhamun and his time+ 1967, which attracted 1.2 million visitors to the Petit Palais, setting a record that had never been dethroned”, welcomed Tuesday the organizers of this event.
The exhibition must close its doors on 22 September and its opening hours have been extended with a close to 22: 30 (except Friday and Saturday) and midnight (Friday and Saturday).
“Tutankhamun, the Pharaoh’s Treasury” is the first part of the Cairo to Los Angeles, before arriving in Paris. It will then go to London and then to Sydney. The tour must be completed in 2024, with a number of other steps.
The 150 objects that will then join the rest of the permanent collection at the new Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
Author(s): By AFP – Paris