POMPEII FROM THE BRITISH MUSEUM - A WOW OF AN EVENING

By akablonded
Written September 26, 2013
I wish I had three thumbs -- they'd all be "up"! What a terrific bird's eye view of a tremendously interesting subject. I hope the British Museum does more in the future!
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Extremely well done

By aarkad
Written September 26, 2013
We thoroughly enjoyed this opportunity to view the British Museum exhibit. By learning about the objects used by the people in their daily lives we got a fascinating glimpse of the lives that were snuffed out on that terrible day. The experts' details gave us great insight into this vanished world. This was visually stunning. My only negative comment is that I would have liked to see more views of the streets and buildings. I visited Pompeii this past spring and I think that would have added more enjoyment. But very well done, and recommended for anyone who might have an interest in the history of this place and this event.
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Pompeii Review

By galpal43
Written October 22, 2016
Very interesting subject...I was sort of distracted by the hosts, but I did enjoy the artifacts.
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Pompeii from the British Museum

By cjgran
Written October 01, 2016
After a wait of 20 minutes, we were told the projector wasn't working and that they would refund our money. It took me an hour to get to the theatre. I sure would like my gas money back as well!! This was at the AMC Mission Valley 20 in San Diego, CA
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This is an exhibition - not a movie

By tantila
Written January 17, 2017
If you go expecting a high-flying time with reenactments, special effects, and loads of excitement, then you will be disappointed. This is NOT a movie. If you go to be walked through an amazing museum exhibit that most of us will not be able to travel to London to see, then you will be thrilled. The BM brings in actual experts (not the so-called ones the History channel keeps in a closet for whenever they need a new alien-friendly specialist) who are giants in the field (Mary Beard, Andrew Wallace-Hadrill) to take you step by step through the exhibition, looking at specific objects and sharing their knowledge. The only cons are that it is extremely British, which might be off-putting for some people, and that it is geared towards a general audience so you shouldn't expect an in-depth analysis. Personally I enjoyed it and thought it well worth the money.
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