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Pompeii: Behind the Scenes

As promised yesterday, here is a fun behind the scenes from the press preview of Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum's POMPEII Exhibition. 

Several members of the curatorial team from the National Archaeological Museum of Naples setup a display of gladiator helmets:

Setting up the Gladiator Helmet Exhibit. (c) The Joyous Living. 
Encasing the Gladiator Helmet Exhibit. (c) The Joyous Living.
The Gladiator Helmet Exhibit. (c) The Joyous Living.
This not-to-be-missed exhibition (open through April 2019) is thrilling for adults and appropriate for the whole family. For more information and to pre-purchase tickets, please visit

The Reagan Library is located at 40 Presidential Drive in Simi Valley, California.  Public hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.  The Museum is only closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.  For Museum Admission fees, please visit  As large crowds are expected to view the exhibition, pre-purchased timed-entry tickets are recommended by visiting  For more information, call (800) 410.8354 or visit

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Accessibility Note:
The museum is 100% wheelchair accessible. There is an elevator next to the staircase that leads to/from the ground floor.