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Exploring Ancient Egypt

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Get up close and personal with not just one, but three real mummies! Investigate one of the most intriguing primary civilizations ever to exist and learn about their spiritual and cultural practices, burial methods and rulers.

Your Package Includes:

Cost: Approximately *$8.50 per person.

Complement your field trip by including:
Student Labs

Egypt 101: What is Egyptology? What does an Egyptologist do? Come explore this exciting field of study in our “mini” Egyptology Lab. Great for 1st – 5th grade students!

Egypt (Mummification): Discover the process of mummifying the dead; and delve into the closely held secrets of the ancient embalmers. Perfect for 6th grade and up!

For full class list and pricing information, visit our Lab page.

Book Exploring Ancient Egypt today by contacting us at (713) 639-4659, e-mailing fieldtrips@hmns.org, or filling out our online booking form.

Optional Add-ons:

  • On-site Outreach Program:
    Delve deeper into a wide variety of topics with an on-site Outreach Program, catered to your group’s needs! Explore a wide variety of topics, from the rock cycle to chemical reactions to ancient civilizations. Programs can be added onto any package; for full program details and pricing information, visit our Outreach page.
  • Lab Classes:
    Explore science, nature and history in our interactive science labs which feature specimens, artifacts and laboratory equipment – including dissections labs for grades five and up! Lab classes can be added onto any package. For full class list and pricing information, visit our Lab Class page.

Important Information Regarding Packages
  • *All prices are approximations, and may vary depending on the number of students attending and availability.
  • Packages are available Monday - Friday during the school year on a first-come first-serve basis and fill quickly, so schedule early to ensure your spot.
  • If your program of choice is unavailable, we will make every effort to create a similar itinerary that will accommodate your needs.
  • Select items may not be available during summer months; please contact fieldtrips@hmns.org for details.
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