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Museum of the Bible

Museum of the Bible will be a 430,000 square foot building two blocks from the National Mall and three blocks from the nation’s Capital, opening fall of 2017. It will provide an immersive and personalized experience as guests explore the history, narrative, and impact of the Bible.

This History floor showcases archaeological discoveries through modern cinematic storytelling bringing the biography of the Bible to life. More than 500 artifacts that document the Bible's preservation, translation, and transmission across centuries will be featured. This floor will house many of the greatest biblical discoveries, including writings dating to the time of Abraham, Dead Sea Scrolls fragments, early New Testament writings, and more.

The Narrative Floor shares stories of the Bible by engaging all of guests' senses. The adventure and drama of the Bible comes to live in riveting presentations. Visitors walk through narratives of the Hebrew text from Genesis to Chronicles and then through first century Nazareth, ending with the New Testament story. This floor intertwines immersive experiences with artifacts, in highly creative ways.

The Impact Floor explores the Bible's impact over time on cultures, civilization, and daily life, including its influence on fine arts, science, and government. This floor will be modern, technologically advanced, visually stimulating, and interactive.

Largest Meeting Room Details
Capacity, Banquet-style: 430
Capacity, Theatre-style: 472
Meeting Space Details
Inside Reception Capacity: 500
Facility Amenities
ADA Compliant, Free Admission, Guided tours available, Private Tour, Educational Programming, ADA compliant, Non-Profit Organization
Group Minimum
Length of Tour
1-2 Hours
Min to Airport
Distance to Conv Center
2.3 Miles
Distance to Metro
1 Blocks
Metro Station
Federal Center SW
Metro Line
Blue, Orange, Silver
Nearby Landmarks
National Mall, U.S. Capitol
Payment Options
American Express, Cash, Discover, MasterCard
400 4th St. SW
Washington, DC 20024
Southwest Waterfront

(855) 554-5300


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