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Special Programs at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem  
Theme based guided tours include:

  • Guided Tour of the new exhibition The Book of Books
    closing: October 18th 2014
    For the first time in the Holy Land! An historic exhibition tracing over 2,000 years of the Bible through examples of some of the most important biblical texts ever to be seen in one show, including texts from the Septuagint, the Cairo Geniza and the Gutenberg Bible.
    Trace the development of the Bible and discover where the earliest versions were found! Learn about when the first copies of the New Testament were written, view famous translations of the Bible and explore the correlation between the invention of the printing press and the dissemination of Judaism and Christianity.
    The tour takes approximately 45 min., with an option of extending to an in-depth tour of an hour and a half available.
    Minimum 20 people in one group (maximum 30 people).
    Audio-guide available in multiple languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, Russian, Hebrew and Italian.



  • From the Chosen Father to the Chosen Son - 30 minute tour for Christian groups
    Bring to light the most significant and influential civilizations of the ancient world, connecting our history to the Holy Scriptures. Understand the historical backdrop to the emergence of Judaism and Christianity.



  • Ancient Cultures of the Biblical World - a highlight tour of the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem emphasizing the spiritual and cultural worlds of Canaan, Egypt, Babylon, and more. Explore the interconnections between the cultures of the Ancient Near East.


       
  • In the Footsteps of the Patriarchs – Discover Abraham's journey to the Promised Land. Explore Abraham's cultural background and his ideals. Visit Egypt at the time of Jacob and his sons. A fascinating tour tracing the events and heroes of the Bible.



  • The World of Ghosts and Spirits – Tour the world of ancient demons and protective spirits through magical inscriptions and artifacts. This tour examines the use of amulets and protective objects that were an integral part of life in the ancient world. 


     
  • "And God made woman...” - Beauty, aesthetics, motherhood, fertility and war are among the concepts associated with women in the Ancient Near East. This tour will look at the role of women in various cultures and sheds light on their status.



  • “… I have loved thee with an everlasting love ...” - (Jeremiah 31:2) – Bonds of love, relationships and marriage in the Ancient Near East, are explored in this enchanting tour.

 

Tour lengths and topics vary according to the theme and the number of participants.
Advance reservations are required and must be coordinated with the Museum at:
Dafna@blmj.org 972-2-5611066.

 

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