Traveling The Silk Road

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Adult (ages 18+): $11

Senior (ages 60 +): $9

Child (ages 3 – 17, 2 and under FREE): $9

Student (show student ID): $9

Discount tickets available at the Courtesy Center. Includes general admission and admission to the Traveling the Silk Road exhibit.

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Step 1,000 years back in time to experience the sights, sounds and stories of the greatest trading route in history:

Imagine a world in which the latest ideas traveled not by wireless networks but by camel. Centuries ago, merchants, missionaries and other travelers made their way across Asia, along the enormous trade network known as the Silk Road. Over rugged mountains and forbidding deserts, camel caravans loaded with precious cargo made possible the exchange of valuable goods, ideas and innovations. Traveling the Silk Road is an interactive exhibition that showcases goods and cultures from China to the center of the Islamic world from A.D. 600 to 1200.

Plan and map your path through four representative cities, tracking your progress on a passport to take home. Experience a global marketplace featuring exquisite silks and enticing spices. Along the journey, discover ancient technologies, learn how silk was made and uncover amazing stories.

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