Ötzi – the Iceman is the oldest known wet mummy in the world. His body was discovered in 1991 in the Schnalstal glacier and remains on display at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology. In November 2007 his story came to life at the National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour.
Be immersed in the fascinating mystery of Ötzi’s life and death. Examine a replica of the mummy as he was found encased in ice, or fix your eyes on the reconstructed model of the man.
Journey through the history of the Iceman, investigate the extraordinary scientific discoveries, see a unique collection of Neolithic artefacts and learn about Copper Age living.
Through video projections, photographs and interactive stations find out the incredible facts of Iceman – the story of Ötzi.
Exhibition shown at Australian National Maritime Museum 9 November 2007 – 17 February 2008.