Secrets of Egypt Family Day at National Geographic

Photo: Alice Rose

Secrets of Egypt Family Day is on Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at National Geographic Museum, 1145 17th St. NW. Embark on a virtual visit to the land of the Nile some 3,500 years ago, when the queens of the 18th and 19th Dynasties ruled over this storied empire. Check out the new multisensory exhibition, “Queens of Egypt.” Learn about the lives of seven incredible queens. Visit the “Sistine Chapel of ancient Egypt” and see more than 300 precious artifacts from every aspect of Egyptian women’s daily lives. Then try your hand at some hands-on activities, play Egyptian-themed games, see an Egyptian dance performance and much more. $5. Family Day is suggested for ages 3 to 12. Visit for more information.