Floor 1

You are welcomed to Museum of the Bible by a stunning grand hall, formerly an internal train loading bay, with monumental Jerusalem stone columns and LED displays dominating the 40-foot-high, 140-foot-long ceiling. Visit the long-term exhibit from the Vatican Museums and Vatican Library, as well as Courageous Pages, an experience just for kids!

Gutenberg Gates

These massive 40-feet-high bronze gates, containing the first lines from Genesis in Latin from the Gutenberg Bible, welcome guests to Museum of the Bible.

Grand Hall Ceiling

A breathtaking 140-foot-long ceiling runs the length of the grand hall, and features images from illuminated manuscripts, nature, art, and spectacular architecture.

Explore! A Virtual Reality Tour of the Lands of the Bible!

This all-new virtual reality experience offers an exciting tour of 34 of the most famous biblical sites. Soar across the Sea of Galilee and climb up the stairs to the Temple Mount all without leaving your chair at Museum of the Bible. Learn More

Courageous Pages

Kids will read, hear and experience Bible stories about courage in the face of fear! Fun and interactive games give kids the chance to be strong like Samson, walk on water, and more!

Treasures of the Vatican Museums and the Vatican Library

Encounter stunning manuscripts and other treasures from the Vatican Museums and Vatican Library.

Museum Shop

The Museum Shop offers apparel and gifts, including reproductions, books, and exhibition catalogs.

Milk + Honey Café

Take a break to enjoy artisan coffee, espresso drinks, and teas, or grab-and-go sandwiches and salads. Learn More