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National Geographic Sacred Journeys

Event for tourists

Date: 10/1/2016

Time & Place:
Mayborn Museum Complex; 1300 S. University Parks Drive Waco, TX 76706 October 1st - December 31st

This fall at the Mayborn Museum Complex, families can observe, discuss, and begin to understand some of the sacred journeys made by diverse peoples around the world. Through immersive environments created with stunning photography from National Geographic, families see images of pilgrimages to places such as the Western Wall and Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem, the Longmen Grottoes in China, the Great Mosque in Mecca, the Ganges River in India, Uluru in the Australian outback, and many more. Artifacts from a variety of faith traditions will enrich the experience, including fragments of the Dead Sea scrolls, a stone from the Western Wall, and devotional objects taken into space by astronaut David Wolf.

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