POMPEII: The Exhibition in Cincinnati

Feb 01, 2024 1227

Open February 16 to July 28, 2024. Union Terminal - 1301 Western Ave, Cincinnati, OH. A volcano awakens. A city vanishes. On August 24, 79 A.D., the city of Pompeii was frozen in time by the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius. But what nature destroyed, it also preserved. Through 150 artifacts, POMPEII: The Exhibition tells the tale of a city hidden from view and forgotten for centuries.

In a media-rich, object-based immersive experience, discover the bustling commercial port and strategic military and trading center that was Pompeii. Authentic artifacts from Pompeii recreate a sense of this world as you discover how its people lived, loved, worked, worshipped and found entertainment at the height of the Roman Empire. 

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SOURCE: https://www.cincymuseum.org

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