Museum Exhibits, Classes & Workshops, Family & Kids

Traveling the Silk Road: Ancient Pathway to the Modern World

When: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays, 12-5 p.m. and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Continues through Oct. 5 2014

Take a journey across Asia and discover the spectacular sights, sounds and stories of the greatest trade route of ancient times. Emboss a passport with symbols as you travel from one city to the next. Experience a full-scale re-creation of a night market, complete with spices, luxury goods and precious raw materials. Walk through a 41-foot-long replica of the prow of an Arabian sailing ship, with a cutaway view of its cargo below deck. Traveling the Silk Road features immersive re-creations of ancient settings, life-size models, engaging videos and hands-on activities.

Price: Free with Museum admission ($12 Adults; $10 Youth, Seniors)


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