Experience being human
Understand being human
Discovering the treasure of the Bible ...
…enter the world of the Bible, up close, on 700 m² of play, excitement and adventure for young and old.
… through a room of roots, through a scroll plunge into the past times of the Ancient Near East, in which the Bible was born, as the Holy Scripture of Judaism and Christianity.
You will walk through a world of experience that will surprise all your senses. You make acquaintance with
- the Hebrew script
- the world of the prophets
- the journey of the prophet Jonah in an adventurous ship especially designed for children, big fish and the scary “skyline” of Nineveh
- the world of Judaism at the time of Jesus and Paul
- the emergence of Christianity in the Roman Empire of antiquity
- the penetrating criticism of the prophetesses and prophets
- the stunning humanity of the itinerant preacher Jesus of Nazareth.
- The arduous missionary work of Paul and other disciples of Jesus
In a further expansion step, you will also learn what the Bible and the Koran have in common and what separates them.
For all ages
For children from 3 years, teenagers and adults. For those who are religious, interested in a foreign culture or artistic. For people who want to deepen their faith
Audio guide for children, teenagers and adults: also on the net via smartphone at: here and here
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The Bible World
„The Bible has shaped our world like hardly any other book. For us Christians, it is the basic document of our faith. I am pleased that the Bible World conveys this in a vivid way.”
„I am very impressed by the way you can experience the Bible so vividly here.”
„I appreciate your commitment to the Bible World in Salzburg. In your project, the Gospel can be experienced sensually by many people. I am happy about the good partnership and the exchange across borders.”
„The visit to the „Bible World”, the conversations and the exchange were very enriching for me. To approach the Bible, the roots, with „all senses” touched me. Thank you!”
„I am impressed by the abundance of creative ideas, how the way of Jesus and the journeys of Paul were staged here.”
„The Bible World is great! I wish continued success, because we need the knowledge of the Bible - these are our roots. God's blessing!”
„The Bible World conveys to visitors in a multimedia and vivid way how significant the Bible is for life in today's world. We are happy to recommend a visit to „Bible World“ in our archdiocese - for parishes, school classes, clubs and associations.”
„I consider the work you are doing to be very important and would like to wish you all the best and the best success along the way!”
„Real innovation, highly contemporary reappraisal, it could become a magnet!”
„I find the Bible to touch/experience simply ingenious!”
„Dedicating a house to the Bible is like giving our faith a home.”
„The religious need at the moment is great. In the church, we would have a high tourist capital.”
„A home for the unpurchasable: Confidence, trust, hope, peace, longing. A place of listening with a burning heart.”
„Salzburg, as a city of international culture and intercultural encounter, with its Christian origins, is predestined for a Bible House of Experience.”
„An exciting journey
through the Bible, suitable for children because it is tangible! One visit isn’t enough.
We will gladly come again.”
„Very exciting tour! One notices with how much
effort and dedication the exhibition was created. Especially
the Jonagang is the purest adventure: Perfect for
children and school classes but also interesting
for adults. Hats off! The contents have been
presented in a really eventful way.”
Rebecca (6 yrs.): „It was great!”
Aliza (10 y.): „The Zeloten slide was mega!”
Nora (12 y.): „The ship of Jonah was the best.”
It was really, really great! We will come again.
„The religious teacher's heart laughs. May many
visitors be happy and satisfied
at the end.”
„Great idea to make the time of Jesus understandable and thus
to understand the Bible better. Thank you very much!”
5 minutes walk from Salzburg main station (travelers of the Westbahn and BRB get a discount on the entrance fee). Trolleybus line no. 6 / "Plainschule" stop
2 minutes walk from Fanny-von-Lehnert Straße 7, 5020 Salzburg (parking discount available by postcard at Bibelwelt) Buses use the bus parking lot Autobahn Nordabfahrt (4 minutes drive).