Mystery of the Mayan Medallion
Embark on an Archeological Adventure at the Mystery of the Mayan Medallion
In this immersive exhibit, visitors are transported to Palenque, Mexico, where an archaeological team has mysteriously disappeared from a dig site while investigating rumors of a priceless jade medallion. They will follow the clues the team left behind to locate the precious medallion while avoiding the dangers lurking in the ruins.
In the exhibit, visitors will:
- Translate glyphs
- Discover which rainforest animals are poisonous
- Learn how the Mayans recorded dates
- Take rubbings from a sarcophagus
- Interpret a “battle” mural
Exhibit components include archeology, biology and astro-mathematic field stations, an observatory and a tomb area that yield clues to the medallion’s whereabouts.