Discover the world of the Mayans at the Natural History Museum of Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News)- Explore the ancient Mayan society this November at the Natural History of Museum of Utah.

On November 10 the museum will debut a new exhibit called “Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed”.

In conjunction with the opening of the exhibit, the Museum invites the community to come to ¡Celebracion! A Tapestry of Culture, a cultural event featuring the living traditions of the indigenous people of Central America and Mexico held on opening day, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  • The event will feature traditional weaving, corn husk creations and metal work demonstrations by artists and craftspeople, an archaeology lecture, music, dancing, traditional foods including sampling of chocolate sourced from present-day Mayan countries, Maya ancestry experts and children’s activities.
  • Entrance into ¡Celebracion! and Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealedare included in the Museum’s price of general admission

For more information visit nhmu.utah.edu/museum/exhibits/maya or call 801.581.4303.

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