The Liberty Bell at Museum of the Bible

The Spirit of Liberty Bell is a reminder of the Bible’s impact on the history of the United States. This replica of the Liberty Bell, now installed in Museum of the Bible, stands six feet tall and weighs 3,200 pounds—an iconic American symbol. It’s situated prominently in the “Bible in America” exhibit area on the Impact of the Bible Floor of the museum.

Why the Liberty Bell in a museum about the Bible? The Liberty Bell is one of the most famous monuments inscribed with a verse from the very book being honored at Museum of the Bible. Leviticus 25:10 encircles the bell with the words: “Proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof.”

Share

More Book Minute Features

December 02, 2019

Making Parchment

Scribes charged with reproducing portions of scripture have been called, “the techies of the ancient world.”Utilizing cutting edge technology of their...
November 25, 2019

Lincoln Bible

Did you know that the iconic ”Lincoln Bible” was actually not Lincoln’s personal Bible, but was that used at his inaugural in 1861? Lincoln traveled t...
November 18, 2019

Tyndale Bible

William Tyndale was the first to print the New Testament in the English language in 1526. And ten years later, he was executed for heresy. Tyndale’s N...