Biblical Museum of Natural History – LIVE Online Tours – Horns and Shofars

Bring the Biblical Museum of Natural History into your home with LIVE online tours of their new museum building. Online tourists from all over the world are invited to come and take part in these unique animal tours.

The new museum has seven halls in a total of 1400 square meters/14,000 square feet

The Format

The live online 50-minute program is perfect for people who are unable to physically visit, and an ideal solution for the Coronavirus lockdown. All you need is an internet connection! We will give you interactive tours of museum exhibits, during which you will be able to ask questions. It’s the next best thing to actually visiting!

The new museum is located in a large new facility just outside Beit Shemesh and encompasses many different exhibits. The LIVE Online Tours are divided by topic. Choose one or buy a package and visit the entire museum. Each tour is 50 minutes. There is a special highlights tour which is an overall museum tour or choose an in depth tour by topic.

The Tour

Horns and Shofars

Which horns can be made into shofars, and why? This presentation features the world’s largest collection of shofars from different species!

Other Tours

The Animal World of the Bible

What is Biblical Natural History? Which animals are Biblical, and which are not? Featuring fascinating encounters with many creatures!

Beasts & Behemoths

A presentation on the identities and symbolism of various predators and other animals in Scripture, including lions, hyenas, hippos, and more!

The World of Birds

The symbolism of eagles, storks, quails, falcons, and other birds in the Bible and Jewish history – with live encounters!

Reptiles and Creepy Crawlies

A survey of the identities and fascinating natures of the reptiles and small mammals that are listed in the Bible. This presentation also shows how creatures that appear so lowly and mundane can be a source of tremendous inspiration. Featuring lots of live specimens!

The Wonders of Creation

Exploring the marvels of the natural world, with a particular focus on those creatures which are highlighted in Scripture for their wondrous characteristics. Featuring our largest and smallest exhibits!

The Laws of Kosher Creatures

The Biblical laws of kosher vs. non-kosher mammals, birds, eggs, fishes, and insects, reveal fascinating insights into zoology and life in ancient Israel. Featuring astonishing examples from throughout the animal kingdom!

The Biblical Museum of Natural History
Corner of Topaz Street and Choshen Street, Har-Tuv Bet Shemesh