“We wanted to bring this historic event back to life and allow visitors to relive it vividly,” said John Norman, managing director of exhibitions for IMG, the company mounting the exhibition.
Tickets to see “Pompeii: The Exhibition” at The Leonardo are on sale now. Tickets are $24.99 for adults, $19.99 for children (3 to 15), and $21.99 for seniors (65 and up) and military with valid ID. The group rate, for 15 or more, is $18.99. The school group price is $8.99 per student. Leonardo members can get in for $9.99. Advance ticket reservations are recommended; go to theleonardo.org/pompeii or to The Leonardo box office, at 209 S. 500 East, in Library Square in downtown Salt Lake City.
“Having Pompeii’s archaeological treasures visit Salt Lake City is truly an honor, as these pieces rarely leave Italy,” Alex Hesse, The Leonardo’s executive director, said in a statement.