Museum of the Bible and Archaeology

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Due to Covid-19, visits to the museum will be limited to one group at a time with a maximum of 10 people per group. The museum will be opened for each visit and closed immediately after the visit so that the museum may be cleaned properly for the next group of visitors.

Location: Hardin Student Center Room 280, directly across from the elevator.

Hours: The museum is open for self-guided tours Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during the semester. You may also schedule an appointment for a self-guided tour on Monday and Friday. Simply contact us two business days before your expected arrival (by Wednesday for Friday visits; by Thursday for Monday visits).

Arrange a Tour:
 to request a guided tour, contact the Museum by e-mail, by phone 504.816.8555, or fill out the form below. Please contact us 48 hours before your expected arrival. Guided tours are available in English, Spanish, and Korean.

What You Can Expect to See: The Museum will feature treasures of NOBTS, including ancient Hebrew scrolls of the Old Testament, replicas and images of papyrus manuscripts of the New Testament, facsimiles of major Greek manuscripts of the New Testament, Latin manuscripts of the Bible, part of a real Gutenberg Bible from the 15th century, a large collection of English Bibles from the KJV onward, including a 3rd edition KJV from AD 1617, and archaeological artifacts from Israel.



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