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Baboon Appliqué from an Animal Mummy. Possibly from Saqqara, Egypt. Ptolemaic Period, 305–30 B.C.E. Linen, 51/2 x 23/8 in. (14.2 x 5.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.272E. (Photo: Gavin Ashworth, Brooklyn Museum)

Halloween Trolley Tour: Soulful Creatures and Green-Wood Cemetery

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

6–9 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Get spooky this Halloween with our one-of-a-kind tour of mummies and mausoleums! Curator of Egyptian art Ed Bleiberg will be your guide as we explore mummy myths and hidden symbols. The night begins with a tour of our special exhibition Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt, which explores the ancient Egyptian process and purpose of animal mummification. Then, hop on the trolley to Green-Wood Cemetery for a walking tour of the secrets of the cemetery, including an exclusive opening of a mausoleum that features hidden symbols.

Schedule:

  • 6 pm Meet in the Rubin Lobby
  • 6–7 pm Tour of Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt
  • 7:15 pm Meet in the Rubin Lobby, trolley ride to Green-Wood Cemetery
  • 7:45–8:45 pm Walking tour of Green-Wood Cemetery
  • 8:45–9 pm Return to Museum

Please wear comfortable shoes: We will ride the trolley to and from the cemetery, but you will be walking through the cemetery in potential darkness.

Tickets are $40 ($35 for Members) and include Museum admission, cemetery tour admission, and trolley service to and from the Museum. To receive the Member code, email membership@brooklynmuseum.org with your full name and Membership ID. Not a Member? Join today!