The Holy Land Experience is a living, biblical museum located in Orlando, Florida. This journey transports visitors back 2000 years, to Jerusalem and the land of the Bible. It’s fun, educational and a must-see museum for those interested in discovering more about the architecture, religion and miraculous stories of this era.
Wander through the gates and be instantly transported into the walled city of ancient Jerusalem. Explore the Qumran Dead Sea Caves, Great Temple and the Garden Tomb on this epic journey through history and religion. Roman columns grace the entrance to Temple Plaza, showcasing the incredible architecture of the Great Temple. It’s a unique and awe-inspiring reproduction of the original which stood on Mount Moriah during the 1st century. Learn about religion and historic events through the medium of song, as the “Century” musical troupe recount biblical stories for onlookers. Guests to the museum can learn about the Wilderness Tabernacle. High Priests will explain the traditions behind it, the items in the tabernacle and the Ark of the Covenant. One of the most popular areas offering exceptional photographic opportunities is Jerusalem Marketplace. The old market place is home to a blacksmith, a carpenter shop and an Inn. It is in this venue, and visitors will discover presentations for “The Roman Road”, “The Good Shepherd” and the “Golgotha Walking Tour”. The museum is fun, educational and enlightening for all ages.
The Holy Land Experience is located just off Interstate 4 on the corner of Vineland and Conroy Road in Orlando. It is approximately 6 kilometres from Universal Studios and 16 kilometres from downtown Orlando. Buses run along Conroy and Vineland Road, stopping close to the museum entrance. Shuttle buses or excursions may operate from accommodations in the local area.
The Holy Land Experience was the brainchild of Marvin Rosenthal a Russian and Jewish-born minister of the Christian faith. It’s a non-profit park with around 43 exhibits, restaurants and retail stores. Today, visitors flock to the Holy Land Experience keen to listen to stories, view the architecturally splendid structures and discover more about this fascinating period in history.