The Bible Museum in Amsterdam

The Bible Museum in Amsterdam

  • Country: Holland
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Address: Herengracht 368

   The Bible Museum was founded in 1975. It is located in two large buildings on the waterfront of the Herengracht canal in Amsterdam. These buildings are called Krochmal.

The Museum houses a collection of Bibles and even the ancient folio, printed in the Netherlands in 1477, and the first publication of the Dutch version confirmed 1637. There are many other Bibles, created in the XVI-XVIII centuries. The Museum also has a reproduction of original scroll from the Qumran finds, the contents of the Book of Isaiah that was found on the shore of the Dead sea.


Individual archeological finds, ancient Egyptian artifacts, which were collected Lendercom Showteam in the XIX century, are also kept in the Museum of the Bible. Ceramics, oil lamps, clay tables, coins, you can judge how lived the ancient Egyptians.

In the Museum you can also see layouts of the temples of Solomon and Herod, and religious items of the Jewish-Christian rite. Another popular Museum is the layout of the tabernacle, made in the XIX century, there was kept the Ark of the Covenant with which the Israelites wandered in the wilderness for Moiseem. The Museum building is very ancient, therefore, is of architectural and historical value of Amsterdam.

The cost of tickets low. About 6 euros for adults, 3 euros for children.