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There’s More to the Story

There's a book that has endured for generations, been shared around the world, and is still the best-selling book of all time. Located at the heart of Washington, DC, Museum of the Bible's 430,000-square-foot building preserves an abundance of rare and fascinating artifacts. We invite all people to experience 4,000 years of history shaped by the Bible through innovative and interactive exhibits. Here, there's always more to discover.

PERMANENT EXHIBIT

Discover the Extraordinary Impact

On Floor 2, explore the widespread impact of the Bible on fashion, music, movies, and culture worldwide. Uncover the unexpected influence of the Bible in the foundations of American government and culture in our Bible in America exhibit. In Washington Revelations, discover the Bible's influence in landmarks around Washington DC through a thrilling experience that combines storytelling with special effects to simulate flight.

Bible Now displays streaming information coming live from the web, people, places and organizations for a unique perspective of the Bible in our world on every visit.

PERMANENT EXHIBIT

Step into the Story

On Floor 3, step into the Old Testament, featuring key stories like Noah's ark, the burning bush, and the Passover, in our award-winning, immersive, Hebrew Bible Experience. Travel to first-century Nazareth and experience what life was like in Jesus's time. Watch the story of the New Testament unfold before you through John the Apostle in a breathtaking 270-degree panoramic theater.

Experience the stories of the Bible come to life in a whole new way.

PERMANENT EXHIBIT

Explore the Journey of the Bible

On Floor 4, embark on a historical exploration of the Bible through time, technology, and culture. See over 600 rare and beautiful artifacts that mark the path from oral traditions and handwritten scrolls to universal access around the world.

See first-hand the Bible’s continuing journey in our IllumiNations exhibit, showcasing translation efforts today.

LIMITED TIME EVENT

See Your Imagination Come to Life

On Floor 5, the World Stage Theater features captivating performances that inspire people of all ages.

Back by popular demand, The Horse and His Boy will be live onstage again this summer. Get your tickets now to see C. S. Lewis's beloved classic in a stunning performance by The Logos Theatre featuring epic puppetry, beautiful sets and costumes, and truly magnificent storytelling.

Exhibit Highlights

Gutenberg Gates

Gutenberg Gates

Enter Museum of the Bible, welcomed by the Gutenberg Gates. These one of a kind 40-foot-high brass gates contain the first lines from Genesis in Latin from a Gutenberg Bible.

Hebrew Bible Experience

Hebrew Bible Experience

Immerse yourself in the story of the Hebrew Bible through a journey of dramatic displays.

First Edition King James Bible

First-Edition King James Bible

Rare treasures like the First Edition King James Bible illustrate a key development in the Bible's history.

illumiNations

At the intersection of technology and history’s best selling book is illumiNations, featuring the Bible in over 2,000 different languages and counting.

Jewish Manuscript

Jewish Manuscripts

Explore artifacts that preserved the story of the Hebrew Bible like Torah scrolls.

Prayer at Valley Forge

Prayer at Valley Forge

See the impact of the Bible on art in stunning pieces like Prayer at Valley Forge.

There’s Always More to Discover

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Six floors of amazing. It was the best museum I have ever been through.
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Opening Hours

The museum is currently open seven days a week. If you have any questions, please contact Customer Service at (866) 430-MOTB or customerservice@mBible.org.

Want More Time at the Museum?

Did you know you can purchase a discounted second-day ticket up to 10 days after your visit? Present your ticket at Ticketing or call Customer Service to take advantage of this offer.

Regular Schedule

Daily
10:00 am-5:00 pm
Members and Groups Receive Early Entry
9:00 am-10:00 am
Please note that early entry is not available on Sundays.
Subject to change seasonally. Excludes evening events or programs supporting and approved by Museum of the Bible.
Please contact Customer Service with any questions at (866) 430-MOTB or customerservice@mBible.org

Holidays

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day
Closes at 4:00 p.m. Christmas Eve

Admission

Adult
Online: $19.99 | Walk-Up: $24.99
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Seniors, Military,
First Responders, and Students
Online: $19.99 | Walk-Up: $19.99 with ID
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Youth (Ages 5-17)
Online: $13.99 | Walk-Up: $14.99
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Child (Ages 4 and under)
Online: Free | Walk-Up: Free
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Member
Online: Free | Walk-Up: Free