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Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor

The 2,000 year old Terracotta Warriors are one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of our time. This traveling exhibit features ten terracotta figures and over 160 artifacts of jade, gold, bronze, weapons and ceremonial vessels on loan from China. 

The exhibit focuses on the science behind the figures, uncovering how and why they were made. Featuring multi-sensory, immersive experiences designed to transport visitors in time and place. Engaging interactives help visitors understand the challenges facing today’s archaeologists and conservators as they piece together the remarkable history of the Emperor’s empire. Interpretive content encourages visitors to question what they see as they delve deeper into the science of ancient China. 

Design/Build Fabrication Partner: USA, Inc.


Interpretive Planning
Content Development & Writing
Exhibit Design & Space Planning
Graphic Design
Creative Direction
Project Management through Fabrication


Franklin Institute and Pacific Science Center


Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, PA)
Pacific Science Center (Seattle, WA)

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