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“An Inspiration” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Great Passion Play

Great Passion Play
471 Passion Play Road, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
+1 800-882-7529
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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.
Kirbyville, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“An Inspiration”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I loved the outdoor drama...it should not close...please someone purchase this wonderful entity, so it will carry on.

Visited August 2012
3 Thank cindy c
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Patterson, Louisiana
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“If you only do one thing in Eureka Springs, this should be it.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

The Play was the highlight of our trip. We missed it the last time we were in town and am so glad we got to see it this time. It is beyond description. I would suggest doing the whole package and taking in the dinner show, the parables of the potter, David the Sheppard, The living Bible tour, the Bible museum and be sure to visit Christ of the Ozarks. The Texans put on a great show at the Top of the Mountain Theater. Get there early and plan on making a day of it.

Visited October 2012
5 Thank bayoujoe
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Independence, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“it's what Christianity is all about”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

I thought they did a great job of doing the music, telling the story and being period. It was like being there.

2 Thank Marinda_12
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“Finally took time to see it!”
5 of 5 stars 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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“A Wonderful Outdoor Play”
5 of 5 stars 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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