Discover one of history's most extraordinary figures at The Franklin Institute's exhibit Genghis Khan: Bring the Legend to Life. Step back in time to 13th-century Mongolia, where a ruthless warrior and revered statesman created the largest land empire in history. See hundreds of historical treasures, including weapons, jewels, monuments and documents up to 1,000 years old! Marvel at everything from musical instruments to the siege weapons used by the Mongolian army, including a 12-foot crossbow and a massive traction trebuchet. Explore the tents, battlegrounds and marketplaces of a vanished world as they reveal the many sides of this iconic figure.