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Great Passion Play

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Address: 471 Passion Play Road, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Phone Number: +1 800-882-7529
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Description: Performed from May through October, The Great Passion Play in Eureka...
Performed from May through October, The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs, Arkansas is "America's #1 Attended Outdoor Drama." Since 1968, the Play has been seen by over 7.7 Million people from all over the world. The Play is performed beneath the night sky by a cast of around 150 actors and many live animals as well. Our hope and prayer is to make the Scriptures come alive! THE BIBLE MUSEUM is open every day except Sunday, 10:00am until 5:00pm. On days of Play performances, the Museum is open until 8:00pm (7:00pm after Labor Day). SACRED ARTS MUSEUM - Open every day before the Play from 11:00am - 8:00pm (after Labor Day until 7:00pm). Non-play days by appointment. THE HOLY LAND TOUR - a two-and-a-half-hour to three-hour guided tour. Guests are transported back in time as they walk through a full-sized replica of the East Jerusalem Gate and Marketplace to Biblically inspired exhibits which include Moses' Tabernacle in the Wilderness, Bethlehem Inn and the Nativity, the Upper Room, the Garden Tomb, the Walk with Peter, and other exhibits which depict life in Bible times. All exhibits have been researched archaeologically and historically for authenticity. Tours run on day of Play performances from 12:00pm-4:00pm. There is walking at each stop. The longest time walking at any one stop is approximately thirty minutes.
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Best Passion Play I've ever seen

Watch live actors portray the days that led up to our Savior Jesus Christ's death on the cross. Very emotional. Wonderful set and great actors.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Harrold, South Dakota
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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

As soon as you drive up you can see that this place has seen better days but you will see glimmers of its glory days. The amphitheater is enormous so getting a seat will never be a problem. The seats are uncomfortable so bring some cushions. The play itself is ok but it seemed to me that they have difficulty... More 

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Harrold, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Watch live actors portray the days that led up to our Savior Jesus Christ's death on the cross. Very emotional. Wonderful set and great actors.

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We started our visit by checking out thr Bible Museum which houses the largest colkection of bibles in the U.S. The gentleman thst was overseeing the museum was very knowledgeable & sharedcsome facts that we didn't know. Don't miss Daniel the Sheperd or The Parable of the Potter that are presented about an hour before the Passion Play. Both we... More 

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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

First attended this play back in the 60s when it first opened ... great memory as a teenager ... after seeing this fabulous drama you will be forever changed ... over 150 actors and so many animals ... great amphitheater seating ... can enjoy vision of the play from any seat ... you cannot visit Eureka Spring without attending The... More 

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Springdale, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Church goer or not - this is the greatest story ever told. The story of Jesus told in a amazing setting. live animals and actors portray the last week of Jesus life on a stage as big as a football field. Don't miss the evening performance and plan to spend the day at the Holy Land Tour, Art museum, Buffet.

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Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

First I would say you must take time to see the parable of the potter. It was meaningful and much easier to connect to the story because it was on a small scale. The tickets were reasonable and so were the concessions. I hate to say this because it is biblical and I mean no disrespect, but the main performance... More 

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Cassville, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I have been to the PASSION PLAY a few times in my life and each time I love and appreciate it more. This play truly brings the Bible to life. The tour of the holy lands is a great way to spend the afternoon before the play. It puts you right in the middle of all the stories that you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This is the best play you will ever see. Live animals, breath taking scenes. The acting is wonderful. If you can also take the Holy Land Tour. You will learn so much and have fun too! The staff was all so nice.

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Malden, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The Great Passion Play is without a doubt a must see for Christians everywhere! It is also an superb opportunity for unsaved family members or friends to find a relationship with The Risen Lord!! The stage props were very realistic, as well as the costumes. The acting was superb. While there, also try to catch the tour of the "Holy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

What can be said about the Great Passion Play? It is without a doubt a Must See for Christians everywhere and a excellent opportunity for unsaved family members to find a Relationship With The Risen Lord.

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