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Open Hours

Daily: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Members and groups receive early entry: 9:00–10:00 a.m. (except on Sundays)

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

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

Special Offer for July

In celebration of welcoming our 3 millionth guest, the museum is offering FREE admission after 3:00 p.m. every day in July 2024. This offer can only be claimed at the museum after 3:00 p.m. during the month of July. It cannot be claimed online. To claim this offer, speak with a Guest Relations Associate at Ticketing upon arrival at the museum.

Premium Experiences 

Be sure to check out our premium attractions, All Creation Sings, Explore! A Virtual Reality Tour of the Lands of the Bible!, and Washington Revelations, during your visit! Select your premium experience(s) as add-ons when you purchase your museum tickets. Learn more about these premium experiences here.  

Explore! and Washington Revelations are free for museum members.


Become a member and enjoy free entry, discounts on tours and attractions, and more. Remember, you can apply the cost of your ticket(s) toward membership by calling Customer Service or speaking with a guest relations associate at the Ticketing counter in the museum.
Become a member now.

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.

Download the Museum Brochure

Discover all the museum has to offer as you get ready for your visit. Download the digital brochure here.


Non-Member Adult (18–64)
Non-Member Senior (65+) Walk-Up
Military, First Responders, and Students Walk-Up with ID
Non-Member Youth (5–17)
Non-Member Child (0–4)


We highly suggest guests utilize the Metro as parking is very limited in the area. Museum of the Bible is conveniently located within steps of the Federal Center SW Metro Station, which can be reached on the Blue, Orange, and Silver lines. Visit for up-to-date information on the Metro and buses.

Parking Recommendation

We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app. To reserve your parking spot, visit the Museum of the Bible's SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

Colonial #177—Federal Center

321 Virginia Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024

Hours of Operation
Monday–Friday: 6:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

1 hour $11; Daily max $21; Weekend flat rate $15

(202) 554-0795

Colonial #256 Parking

500 C St. SW Washington, DC 20024

Hours of Operation
Monday–Sunday: 24 hours

1 hour $11; Daily max $24

(202) 484-3426

SP+ Parking @ Patriots Plaza

395 E St. SW Washington, DC 20024

Hours of Operation
Monday–Friday: 6:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

1 hour $11; Daily max $21

(202) 682-1450

Museum Map

Download a map of Museum of the Bible.

Restroom Facilities

Toilets can be found on all floors.

Baby changing facilities are found in the family restrooms on Floors B1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.

Mother's room (for breastfeeding) is located on Floor 1 by the main restrooms.


Museum of the Bible is committed to providing our visitors with a museum experience that is accessible for all ages and abilities.