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Khribet el-Maqatir & a Journey through Biblical History

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A great walk through Biblical History.

Very well thought out. All descriptions were detailed and easy to read. The fact you could touch... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Frank D
Much better than an ark in the middle of nowhere

Even for one who knows the history and mythos well, this exhibit was unique for being able handle... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Very well thought out. All descriptions were detailed and easy to read. The fact you could touch some of the artifacts was exciting as well. Learned a great deal about history as well.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Frank D
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Even for one who knows the history and mythos well, this exhibit was unique for being able handle and see up close so many remnants of ancient civilizations.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Excellent exhibit composed not only of artifacts from Associates for Biblical Research Khirbet el-Maqatir dig, but also period artifacts on loan from other repositories to fill out the exhibit. Arranged chronologically with examples of pottery, metal objects, stone objects, glassware, and coins. Panels and enclosures...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a must see if you are in pikeville. The artifacts are amazing and you will learn so much. One of the guides actually worked on the dig and is very kind and knowledgeable. There are idols, infant burial jars, coins , actual dirt...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

Even though I grew up in a private school setting, I learned a lot about several things that were on display at this museum It is sad that so many of these things are being pushed to the side and not being reviewed as legitimate....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a trip for our church group. I found this exhibit on trip advisor. It was so much more than I expected. Our group of 10 ranged in age from 14 to 84. Each person enjoyed the tour and exhibits. Tommy and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 16, 2017

I have visited this museum twice. Once with my husband and once with my 8-year-old son. There are fascinating artifacts on display and it was even more special that we were able to hold pieces of history. We took a guided tour both times. My...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Bryna J
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This exhibit is truly a world class exhibit. My wife and I accompanied a couple who had just returned from Paris. They had visited the Louvre while there and were very favorably impressed with this exhibit. If you live within 2 hours of this exhibit...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Doug C
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