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60 000 visitors to the Bible Centre

Together with his class Priest Markus Gerhold travelled all the way from Steyr in Upper Austria to visit the Bible Centre. He is the 60000th visitor of the Bible Centre in Vienna since the opening in spring 2005.

In the Bible Centre the class learns all about the history and meaning of the Bible. Furthermore they can taste the good Biblical Buffet.

“Because the experts of the Bible are here”

“We came here, because we had just gone through the basics about the Bible in class and because the experts of the Bible are here.

For me it is important that the students can understand the Bible in the context of how the media developed. And that they understand what triggered the development of the Bible and what impact it has.

I studied with the Stefan Haider who led the workshop and know that he is funny and can tell stories well. He does the tours in the Bible Centre with humour and fills them with life.

Priest Markus Gerhold

“I was positively surprised!”

“When you hear the word Bible museum, you think that it will not be so exciting. I pictured myself a dark room with long texts on boards and a boring presentation. But it was not boring at all. It was all very interesting.

Miriam 16 years old, from Steyr, looking up her name in the lexicon ”Who is who in the Bible.”

“Pleasant atmosphere”

“Even though I knew a lot about the Bible already, there was some new information from a scientific point of view. The atmosphere in the Bible Centre is pleasant. I like it here.”

Elias 17 years old, from Linz, summarizes his impressions of the Bible Centre

Up to 130 school groups per year

Up to 130 school groups per year visit the Bible Centre to learn more about the Bible and its history. Besides that church groups of all ages as well as individuals come to visit. The Long Night of the Museums and the Long Night of Churches also attract curious visitors.

If you want to learn more about the tours in the Bible Centre read more about it here or contact us!

Bible Centre

Breite Gasse 4-8/1, 1070 Vienna, Austria,

Phone: 01/ 523 82 40, Fax: dd 20

Bible Centre Opening Hours: Monday-Fiday 9.30am until 4 pm, Thursday until 8 pm,
(Groups can also make an appointment at another time)

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