Floor 2 — The Impact of the Bible

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Perhaps no other book has had more impact than the Bible. Discover the Bible's influence in many familiar though sometimes surprising places—often hidden in plain sight.

Bible in America

Trace the history of the Bible in America, from the first settlers to the twenty-first century, exploring the profound and sometimes complicated impact of this book on American culture. See how the Bible influenced history, politics, religious liberty, movements, and more. See our collection of early American artifacts and learn about famous figures like George Whitefield and Martin Luther King Jr.

Bible in the World

The Bible is all around you, often hiding in plain sight. Discover the Bible's global influence in areas like film, music, literature, fashion, and government. Also get a look into how the Gutenberg press worked, test your biblical knowledge with our fun Bible quiz, and so much more!

Bible Now

See the Bible's dynamic presence in a spectacular live feed of global data. You'll see breaking news about the Bible, data on its expanding digital readership, and more! Discover the Bible’s ongoing impact in up-to-the-minute real-time media fields.

Washington Revelations

Take a dazzling, multi-sensory tour “flying” past biblical references in and around Washington, DC, from the Lincoln Memorial to the Library of Congress! Get ready for an exhilarating and unique ride through DC you won’t find anywhere else. Please note: This attraction requires an additional ticket purchase.