Come meet the only Egyptian mummy in North Carolina! Located in Historic Downtown Statesville, Iredell Museums' will showcase the highlight of their collection, a 3000 year old Egyptian mummy.
Families can explore the culture and history of the 22nd Dynasty, uncover the mystery of mummification in the hands-on CSI Lab, and meet Kasra the Dromedary Camel in "The Mummy Treasure of Al Faiyum."
Every Saturday, join Iredell Museums for Mummy and Me! Programs are for kids of all ages 1 - 100 and are included in the cost of Admission thanks to a Wells Fargo Foundation Grant. Admission is $5 plus tax per person.
Upcoming Events & Programs
August 1: Chinese Art Workshop
August 5: Dollar Day - $1 admission for all!
August 5: Mummy & Me Puppets
August 12: Mummy & Me Mummy Memory
August 19: End-Of-Summer Bash! Museum opens at 2:30
August 25: Pre-K Beetle Mania
August 26: Mummy & Me Mummify Yo' Self!
Sept 2: FINAL DAY
FIELD TRIPS & PRIVATE TOURS
Field trip season is on at the Museum! During Field Trips, the Museum is Open to Visitors. However, if you wish for a more personalized Museum experience, please choose a time to visit other than scheduled field trip times. We want to be available to you and make your experience the best it can be! Scheduled field trips and private tours are listed below. If you have any questions about your visit time, please give us a call at 704-873-7347.
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Iredell Museums is a non-profit organization in Statesville, North Carolina with two locations to serve your educational and cultural needs and programs for all ages. From living history at Gregory Creek Homestead, to rotating art, science and history exhibits at 134 Court Street, there is something for the whole family!
Located at 134 Court Street in downtown Statesville, our Gallery is our main office of operations. Our current exhibit is "The Mummy Treasure of Al Faiyum," open now through September 2017. We are open to the public Wednesday - Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 1-5. We are also open for field trips and special tours. For more information on these programs, please contact Angel Johnston, Educational Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For all other inquiries, please call the museum at 704-873-7347.
Gregory Creek Homestead, located at 1335 Museum Rd, is our heritage site and winds through a 27 acre site, that also serves as our environmental education site. We hold all our living history days at our cabins. We have 9 cabins gathered there: a one-story cabin, a two-story cabin, a livestock barn, a forge, a smokehouse, a corn crib, a mother-in-law's cabin, an open barn, and a schoolhouse. The grounds are open to explore. Cabins are open for special events. Please check our calendar for living history dates.