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Pump House Steam Museum presents: Egypt, Gift of the Nile

May 11, 2015 -

When:  12 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13

Where:  Pump House Steam Museum, 23 Ontario St.

Who:  Gordon Robinson, curator

What:  Open house to present the Royal Ontario Museum's Egypt, Gift of the Nile exhibit.

Egypt, Gift of the Nile – a travelling exhibition from the Royal Ontario Museum – gets its Kingston debut at the City's Pump House Steam Museum.  The museum is opening its doors to the public on Wednesday afternoon to offer a free look at this installation.  It offers a look at life in ancient Egypt and lots of hands-on activities. Everyone's invited to come make jewelry, create a spice blend and dig for artifacts.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 120,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Our vision – to become Canada's most sustainable city – focusses our efforts on: environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality. Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, communications officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.