Since 1968, over 8 million people have seen The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs, Arkansas making it "America's #1 Attended Outdoor Drama." Tucked away in the picturesque Ozark Mountains, the amphitheater, actors, and animals transport you over 2,000 years ago to witness the majesty of Jesus Christ's life, betrayal, death, and resurrection.
The Holy Land
The Holy Land Tour is not like anything you have ever experienced. Walking through a life-sized replica of the Eastern Gate in Jerusalem into an authentic Marketplace, you will feel as if you are in the actual Holy Land. Talk with Biblical craftspeople and characters and even witness Jesus walk on water. Tours from 12:00pm to 3:45pm on days of Play performances (after August 15 from 11:00am to 2:45pm). Tours also given ALL YEAR LONG by reservation.
With over 6,000 Bibles in 625 languages and dialects, along with a large collection of parchments, the Bible Museum is one of the most impressive of its kind. Among the most important artifacts include: an original 1611 King James Bible, a page of the Gutenberg Bible, an 1898 Bible signed by all of the original Gideon's ( the only one of its kind), the first Cherokee Bible, and numerous others. Open every day before the Play from 9:00am-8:00pm (after August 15 until 7:00pm). Open on non-playdays from 9:00am-5:00pm.
Sacred Arts Museum
With pieces dating back to the ninth century, the Sacred Arts Museum features a diverse mix of artistic mediums portraying Christ and the Christian life. In fact, there are over 1,000 works of art in 64 different forms, making it one if the most expansive collections of Christ-centered art. Open every day before the Play from 12:00am-8:00pm (after August 15 until 7:00pm).
Christ of the Ozarks: Free to See!
The Christ of the Ozarks stands 67 feet tall. Since 1967 the 7-story giant memorial statue has overlooked the Victorian Village of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
2023 Play Season
Don't miss all of the other free events on the grounds including the Berlin Wall, the Church in the Grove, Noah's Ark Park Petting Zoo, gift shops, History Museum, David the Shepherd, and the Potter.