Museum of the Bible

Officials avoid preaching to ‘arouse curiosity’

Posted: November 4, 2017 at 1 a.m.

The Washington Post/MICHAEL S. WILLIAMSON The entrance to the Museum of the Bible features relief metal lettering of scriptures in Latin.

The Museum of the Bible, an expansive new institution opening this month just south of the National Mall, is just as notable for what it includes -- vivid walk-through re-creations of the ancient world, one of the world's largest private collections of Torahs, a motion ride that sprays water at you, a garden of Biblical plants -- as for what it leaves out.

The Washington Post/MICHAEL S. WILLIAMSON The high-tech ceiling in the hallway at the entrance to the Museum of the Bible will feature digital images ...

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