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.

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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.

Museum of the Bible Overview

Visit the major attractions and exhibits in this orientation tour. You will be introduced to the rich collection of artifacts and features on each floor to better guide your experience at Museum of the Bible.

Explores Most Floors

1 hour duration

$8.00

Top 10 Highlights

Engage with the top 10 don’t-miss highlights in the museum. Explore different exhibits to discover some of the treasures of our collection.

Explores Floors 2 & 4

1 hour duration

$8.00

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.

Explores 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.

Explores Floor 2

1 hour duration

$8.00

Bible in the Arts

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.

Explores 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.

Explores 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!

Explores Floor 4

1 hour duration

$8.00

Translating the Bible into English

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.

Explores Floor 4

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.

Explores All Floors

1 hour duration

$8.00


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