Guided Tours

Museum of the Bible provides docent-led tours that explore the ways the Bible has impacted our history and culture. Our tours take visitors on a journey through the galleries and artifacts, through the World of Jesus of Nazareth, and other museum spaces.

Some tours are discounted or FREE for Museum of the Bible members. See membership options.
All tour participants will meet the docent under the "Exhibits" sign in the main lobby.

The Bible in American History

Walk with us through America’s history and learn about the Bible’s impact starting with religious separatists seeking freedom from religious persecution to today.

Floor 2

1 hour duration

$8.00

It’s Complicated: The Bible’s Impact

This tour will explore historical and contemporary examples of the complicated and sometimes contradictory ways the Bible has influenced our society.

Floor 2

1 hour duration

$8.00

The Bible Embraces Technology

The desire to read and study the Bible influenced the methods used to make it available to all. This tour will guide you through the innovative ways of distributing the Bible.

Floor 4

1 hour duration

$8.00

The Bible as Muse

No other book in the West has been such a catalyst for artists, styles, and movements. This tour will highlight the many creative works inspired by the Bible.

Floors 2 & 3

1 hour duration

$8.00

The World of Jesus of Nazareth

Step into the world of Jesus of Nazareth! Listen to the stories of the villagers who discuss the political and religious uncertainty during the days of Jesus’s ministry.

Floor 3

1 hour duration

$8.00

Dead Sea Scrolls and the Earliest Biblical Texts

Trash heaps and forgotten libraries – what can archaeological discoveries tell us about the earliest biblical manuscripts? Join us to uncover the fascinating story!

Floor 4

1 hour duration

$8.00

Power and Corruption: Translating the Bible

The earliest attempts to translate the Bible into English contained power, passion, and betrayal. This tour highlights the Bibles that emerged out of this tumultuous period.

Floor 4

1 hour duration

$8.00

Biblical Gardens

Come stroll with us through our rooftop garden and enjoy interesting conversation about the natural environment and the many plant varieties mentioned throughout the Bible.

Floor 6

1 hour duration

$8.00

Technology + Architecture: Designing the Museum

This tour peels back the architectural vision that transformed this turn-of-the-century warehouse into a modern technologically-advanced museum dedicated to the Bible.

All Floors

1 hour duration

$8.00