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GSU Museum set to reopen on Monday
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An Egyptian game will be part of the new exhibit that opens Monday at the Georgia Southern Museum.

      Georgia Southern University Museum will reopen to the public Monday after being closed for the past three months.
      The museum shut down April 19 for renovations that updated the heating and air conditioning system, including replacing the radiators in the infrastructure of the building.
      "The work completely replaced the museum's antiquated air conditioning and heating system with a newer system that will greatly enhance the museum's ability to preserve its collections and provide greater visitor comfort," said Dr. Brent Tharp, director of the Georgia Southern Museum.
      Visitors to the museum will also find a new exhibit opening Monday - "Games." Patrons can play a variety of board games from ancient and modern times. The exhibit follows how games changed as leisure time became available to more people, Tharp said.
      Another exhibit, "Bubbles," is slated to open July 19. The exhibit will explore the science behind bubbles, allowing visitors to build bubble walls, light up bubble domes and look out from the inside of a bubble.
      The museum does not charge an admission fee for individuals but accepts donations and is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m.

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