Dunham Bible Museum

The Dunham Bible Museum, with its extensive collection of rare Bibles, is dedicated to telling the story of the most important book in the world. On public display are:

  • ancient manuscripts
  • decoratively illuminated medieval Scriptures
  • examples of the earliest printed Bibles
  • the earliest Bibles in English
  • the earliest Bibles printed in America
  • Bible translations from across the centuries and around the world.

The Museum’s creative exhibits awaken and enhance an appreciation of the history, preservation, and influence of the one Book most influential in individual lives and in the culture of civilizations.

The Dunham Bible Museum is privileged to be a Refo500 Partner, commemorating the 500 year legacy of the Reformation.


at the Dunham Bible Museum

The World of Jesus: How Art,  Archaeology & Artifacts Illuminate the First Century, a special exhibit of approximately 70 artifacts focusing on the first century, the time period of the life of Jesus, February 20-April 18, 2019.  Archaeologist Dr. Scott Stripling will provide a guided tour of the exhibit at 10 am on  February 26 and April 9 (Dr. Stripling will not be here every Tuesday as previously announced).





Celebrate The Saint John’s Bible an evening to celebrate the Dunham Bible Museum’s acquisition of all 7 volumes of the Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible, Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7 pm Dunham Theater.  Tim Ternes, Director of The Saint John’s Bible will speak, and the seven volumes will be on display for viewing.  HBU is only one of three institutions in Texas  that has The St. John’s Bible.  Come and celebrate with us.


(To the Ends of the Earth , the end of the book of Acts in The Saint John’s Bible, Donald Jackson with contributions from Andrew Jamieson and Sally Mae Joseph, Copyright 2002, The Saint John’s Bible, Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota USA. Used by permission.  All rights reserved.)







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