Stroll the Streets of Pompeii in Cherry Creek North and
Denver Museum of Nature & Science has decorated Cherry
Creek North and the airport for the season-Pompeii style.
DENVER-November 13, 2012-Passengers at DIA and
shoppers in Cherry Creek North will be transported back to the
streets of ancient Pompeii thanks to the Denver Museum of Nature
& Science. Roman columns now dot the bustling sidewalks of this
popular shopping area and the baggage claim at the
The columns were installed to entice Colorado residents and
visitors to come see the temporary exhibition A Day in Pompeii, now open at the
Museum through January 13, 2013.
A Day in Pompeii offers Museum visitors an insider's glimpse
into the daily life-and tragic end-of this ancient Roman city that
was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. On
display are archaeological treasures that lay buried in Pompeii's
ruins as if sealed in a time capsule. Exceptional artifacts,
digital re-creations, activity carts, and historical enactors
provide a fascinating look at life in the ancient Roman Empire of
Extended hours to see the exhibition are available during the
holidays. For more information, click here.
Images are available upon request.
Charlotte Hurley, 303-370-6407, Charlotte.Hurley@dmns.org
About the Denver Museum of Nature &
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain
Region's leading resource for informal science education. A variety
of engaging exhibits, discussions and activities help Museum
visitors celebrate and understand the natural wonders of Colorado,
Earth and the universe.
Many of the Museum's educational programs and exhibits are made
possible in part by the citizens of the seven-county metro area
through the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.