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Queens Of Egypt, National Geographic Museum, 8:15AM

When:
Thursday, April 25, 2019, 8:15 AM until 4:00 PM
Where:
National Geographic Museum
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/events/
1145 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20036

202-857-7700
Contact(s):
Nancy Krantz
Category:
travel
Registration is required
Fee: $12.75 due by April 11 for a timed tour. Payment should be given to Nancy Krantz or Marsha Birnbaum. Unfortunately no refunds are possible after we pay the museum on April 11.

Registrations due by April 11, 2019
Capacity:
20
Available Slots:
1
Members pay for their own charges

Travel back in time some 3,500 years to visit ancient Egypt, one of the world's greatest civilizations.  You will meet such legendary queens as Cleopatra VII, Nefertari, Nefertiti, and Hatshepsut.   See over 300 prestigious artifacts, including monumental statues, frescos, a mummy, jewelry, and more. 

 

Learn about the hidden role of women in all aspects of Egyptian society.  Meet seven Egyptian queens whose impact helped shape both the ancient and modern worlds.  Then travel in the footsteps of women through their daily lives into their tombs on their journeys to reach the afterlife.



Special Instructions: Meet at the Savage Marc train station at 8:15AM. Buy your own roundtrip ticket at the kiosk. Train leaves at 8:32AM.  Arrive Union Station at 9:12AM  Bathroom facilities on the train and at Union Station. Time to get coffee or quick snack at Union Station. You will need a metro card to take the Red Line to Farragut North.  At Farragut North, it's a 4 minute walk to the National Geographic Museum.  We can get a 45 minute private group tour at 10AM if we have 20 people; otherwise, we will do a self-guided tour.  Lunch at the National Geographic Society cafeteria nearby. Leave by 2:30PM to return to Union Station. Take the 3:30PM train back to Savage.  Arrive at 4PM.

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