See The Bible
“One of the extraordinary undertakings of our time.”
Smithsonian Magazine

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

The Saint John’s Bible Gallery is once again open to the general public. There is no admission fee and no appointment is necessary for self-guided tours. Masks are required for all guests regardless of vaccination status. Guided tours are available by reservation only via e-mail at tternes@csbsju.edu.

Gallery Hours:
Mondays through Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Starting Saturday, September 11 through December 11, the Bible Gallery will be open on Saturdays from noon – 4:00. There are no Sunday hours.

The gallery will be closed on the following days in 2021:
Monday, September 6th
Thursday, November 25
Friday, November 26
Saturday, November 27
December 24 through January 1

You are invited to experience The Saint John's Bible through the images and information on this web site, at one of the touring exhibitions, or at its home, the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library on the campus of Saint John's University.

The Saint John's Bible Gallery is located on the lower level of Alcuin Library on the Saint John’s University Campus. The gallery features 28 original folios showcasing works from all seven volumes of the Bible. Rare books and manuscripts from the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library collections complement the exhibition of the folios. Tools, materials and sketches used in the creation of The Saint John's Bible give a glimpse into the processes used to create this monumental work of faith and art. The gallery is open from Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There are no weekend hours from mid-December through May 31. There is no admission charge, and no reservations are needed for a self-guided tour. Guided tours for groups of ten or more are available by making a reservation in advance by contacting Tim Ternes at 320-363-3351 or tternes@csbsju.edu.

Merchandise from The Saint John's Bible may be purchased from the following websites / locations: The Saint John's Bible | Liturgical Press | Saint John's University Bookstore

Benedict's Rule instructs the reader to "listen ... with the ear of your heart." As you learn more about The Saint John's Bible, it is the Monastic and campus community's hope that the Scriptures will open up to you and that your journey to see the Bible will become a journey toward God.