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Discoveries of the Century

A Tour of the Universe - Genesis 1:1

Dr. Ted J. Pepin is a prominent astrophysicist associated with research on Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs. Dr. Pepin will speak Thursday evenings: March 23rd, 30th, and April 6th at 7 pm in the museum.

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The Dead Sea Scrolls Nov 3-4, 2016

The Museum of Biblical History is pleased to announce that Dr. Peter Flint will speak in Collierville November 3rd and 4th. Dr. Flint is Professor of Religious Studies and holds the Canada Research Chair in Dead Sea Scrolls Studies at Trinity Western University in Canada. Dr. Flint is also Director of the Dead Sea Scrolls Institute and author of numerous studies on the scrolls.

He is a world -renowned lecturer and expert on the Dead Sea Scrolls and will speak November 3, 2016 - Thursday evening - at 7:00 pm and again Friday morning November 4, at 10:00 am. The lectures will be held in the Sanctuary on the Square, United Methodist Church Collierville – with reception and refreshments at the museum.

The public is invited at no charge. Grant funding from: Collierville Community Fund. In Kind: Hampton Inn Collierville, Silver Caboose, & Collierville United Methodist Church. The Museum of Biblical History is located on the historic town square in Collierville. For further information contact the museum at 901-854-9578
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Traveling Exhibit At Collierville Library

Press Release - Museum of Biblical History - July 27, 2016
The Traveling Exhibit from the Museum of Biblical History moves to Collierville’s Lucius E. and Elsie C. Burch, Jr. Library. The “Archaeology Uncovers the World of the Bible” exhibit was recently installed and includes Biblical artifacts, coins and parchments. Library Director, Deanna Britton, is pictured with Museum Director, Don Bassett.

Story Days In July

Collierville Mayor, Stan Joyner, reads about Bible Heroes to youngsters during “Story Days in July”. Special thanks to our Collierville Heroes, Mayor Joyner, Judge Craig Hall, and Realtor, John Green for supporting the museum’s summer programs. Pictured above are summer campers from the YMCA.

Uncovering The Ancient City Of Jericho

Traveling Exhibit arrives at Collierville Hampton Inn

Archaeology Uncovers the World of the Bible
Pictured left to right: Volunteer, Michael Green; Hampton Inn sales manager, Kelsey Keough; General Manager, Tammy Piker; Don Bassett Bible Museum
Special thanks to Collierville Baptist Hospital for hosting Jan-March.

Discovering Sepphoris in Galilee

Dr. Milton is a Professor of Religious Studies and Dean of the Faculty at Rhodes College. He is also the founding Chair of the Archaeology Program at Rhodes. He received his Ph.D. from the Claremont University in southern California. Since 1993 he has served as an archaeologist at the site of Sepphoris in Israel, just a few miles away from the hometown of Jesus in Galilee. He also directs excavations in west Tennessee at ante-bellum sites in Fayette County.


Archaeology Blog

Check out our Archaeology Blog to learn more about interesting artifacts that can be seen in the museum

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Our mission is to present to the public, especially young people, the historical and cultural backgrounds of the Bible.

News & Updates

The Museum of Biblical History is featured in the Dec 2014 issue of TourCollierville Magazine inviting guests to excavate this faith-filled season with an introduction to its artifact collection. View the flyer here.
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