Pompeii will arrive in Madrid in the form of an immersive experience

Its history is well known, but it does not stop arousing fascination: it has been made into a movie, books have been written about it, its last moments have been recreated on video and, even so, Pompeii seems like an inexhaustible narrative: On August 24, 79, the eruption of Vesuvius devastated the city, but also put it on the map forever.

It will be precisely about those last moments of the city of Pompeii, before the eruption of the volcano, that the immersive experience will be about. Pompeii. The last daysan exhibition that will arrive in Madrid next September.

It will be in Madrid Artes Digitales (MAD), in Nave 16 of Matadero Madrid (Plaza de Legazpi, 8), and you will take a tour of “the city, the lifestyle, the customs, the gastronomy” of this city of the Roman Empireas can be read on its website.

Tourists walking through the ruins of Pompeii || Editorial credit: Secret Madrid

The exhibition also promises visitors to live first-hand “the tragic end that the fury of Vesuvius had in store for them.”

The current exhibition: Tutankhamen

After starting its programming with the immersive exhibition dedicated to Klimt, MAD is currently hosting Tutankhamen: the immersive exhibitionwhich can be visited until May 28.

Although Egyptomania continues to be the order of the day and justifies the presence of exhibitions on this subject by itself, the truth is that this year two events are commemorated that especially motivate their presence in museums: the 200th anniversary of the decipherment of the Rosetta Stone and the centenary of the discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb.

That is why other institutions such as the Palacio de Liria also host an exhibition in this regard: Alba and Carter: 100 years discovering Tutankhamenwhich has been extended until May 31.

MAD schedule

  • Monday: from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • From Tuesday to Thursday: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Friday: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays: from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Sundays: from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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