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“Finally took time to see it!”
Review of Great Passion Play

Great Passion Play
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Owner description: 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. During days the Play is not performed, we also have special guided tours of the Holy Land, backstage area, and lunch. These tours happen throughout the year every day but Sunday. Advanced reservations are required for these off-season tours.
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22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Finally took time to see it!”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

We live so close but never got there until last month. The Great Passion Play has been going on for years and years. A very professional production of the last days of Our Lord, Jesus Christ. Presented in an ampitheater with over 4000 seats. There are other buildings to visit before the play begins and there is a dinner and a snack shack so go early to see everything. Worth your time.

Visited September 2012
3 Thank Anne C
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Tyler, Texas, United States
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A Wonderful Outdoor Play”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

The actors all did a wonderful job and no matter we you sit, you have no problem seeing everything going on & hearing it as well.

Visited October 2012
3 Thank Melinda K
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Play”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

An excellent experience! This is an outdoor play that my whole family enjoyed. I took my 3 year old son, and he enjoyed this as well. One thing I didn't know was, when you purchase your ticket, there is a free admission to the outdoor bible tour included with your passion play admission. We did not know this so did not get to do this. So, make sure you go early so you will have time to do this as well. There is a small snack bar which had hot dogs, popcorn, chips, candy, pop. Very god play. Steps are very steep to walk up and down, so may want to use the restroom before hand. :)

Visited October 2012
3 Thank MRB00
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Vero Beach, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
159 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“This is a wonderful play.”
Reviewed October 29, 2012

It is recorded sound. The animals and the actors are real. The sets and costumes are seem authenic. Over all it was a good experience. I would recommend this.

2 Thank Kat3Oh
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Euless, Texas, United States
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“See Christ's final days”
Reviewed October 29, 2012

Love Josephus the Potter, a genuinely compassionate man. The weather turned cold but they rent blankets for a dollar, and worth every penny. The play is a feast for the eyes, my only complaint is that's it's lip-synched.

Visited October 2012
1 Thank Daughn R
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