Saturday, February 18, 2012

The Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit - NYC




The Discovery Times Square Museum is currently hosting the "Dead Sea Scrolls" exhibit. It runs until April 15, 2012. You can view the scrolls, and English translations, along with other artifacts from biblical times.
The Scrolls were discovered in Khirbet Qumran, which is today called the West Bank. They are written in Hebrew, Armaic and Greek and thought to come from a Jewish sect know as the Essenes. The scrolls represent the oldest known biblical and bible- related documents. The scrolls are divided into 3 main categories; Biblical manuscripts (from the Hebrew bible), Pseudeprigraphical manuscripts (false documents), and Sectarian manuscripts (rules or beliefs).

The Museum is located at:
226 WEST 44TH STREET (BETWEEN 7TH & 8TH AVENUES)
New York, NY 10036
866.987.9692

The Hours of the exhibit are:
Sunday - Thursday: 10:00AM - 8:00PM
Friday - Saturday: 10:00AM - 9:00PM

Tickets:
Adults $27.00
Seniors (65+) $22.50
Children (4-12) $19.50
Children under 4 FREE
You can purchase tickets online or in person.
Use Code: CTMDSS to save $5 per ticket.

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