We began charging admission as of Dec. 10, 2018, with the following price structure:
This paid admission policy began on Dec. 10, 2018.
No. All memberships will continue to have complimentary access to the museum as well as improved benefits such as free or discounted tours and attractions, and in the future, members-only online content.
We have no plan to change the group rate of $12.00 per person.
No. Some museum experiences will require an additional cost.
Yes, we are in the process of determining those discounts, and we will post that information on our website.
No. Our mission remains the same, and we are firmly committed to inviting all people to learn more about the history, narrative and impact of the Bible.
While Museum of the Bible has experienced excellent attendance and the generosity of more than 50,000 donors and more than 20,000 members, we want to ensure the museum will be self-sustaining for generations to come. Museum of the Bible receives no government funding, so experts in market research for cultural attractions recommended that charging admission for our guests is the best way to ensure that sustainability.
While some guests have shown their generosity by choosing to pay the suggested donation, analysis has shown that these donations alone will not ensure a financially sustainable, quality experience for future guests.
No. The museum has a full range of temporary exhibits planned well into the future, including a Renaissance masters arts exhibit and an exhibit of Roman art and artifacts related to early European hospitals.