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Treasuring the Word Rare Bible & Book Museum
Ranked #42 of 92 things to do in Sevierville
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Reviewed March 13, 2014

We had planned to stop here for a while, but they happened to be closed while we were visiting. We called the number on the door and the owner drove over immediately to let us in. All the artifacts were absolutely amazing, and many of them were original (and not to mention hundreds of years old). The owner was friendly, easy to talk to, and was very attentive to all our questions and comments. You could tell the owner took pride in being able to share the amazing journey our Bible has made to become what we now read.

9  Thank Kristen J
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Reviewed October 25, 2013

We are glad we stopped at this museum featuring old Hebrew scrolls and rare Bibles. The museum gave a history of the Bible and how we got our English Bible. Very interesting. We highly recommend going to the museum. It's free but donations are accepted.

7  Thank alwaysajewell
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Reviewed September 7, 2013

This was an interesting stop on our tour of Sevierville and Gatlinburg. The owner was friendly and knowledgeable. We expressed interest in learning Biblical Greek and he gave us a free textbook. He also gave us a book about Christianity in North Korea. The museum has ancient Hebrew scrolls on animal skins from the 1200s. They have beautiful Bibles with detailed histories posted for you to read. My favorite was the "pauper Bible," which was mostly just a picture book of the Bible because the poor people couldn't read. It only takes 40 minutes to an hour to tour at most and it is free to tour, although a donation would be suitable to give, so it is definitely a good, quick, stop for anyone going through the area.

7  Thank ANP5112
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

The owner of this collection was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about this museum. He was helpful to explain historic points. This is definitely a gem tucked inside an unexpected location. The owner was very friendly and even repaired my husbands personal Bible for us at a reasonable cost and time...thanks so much Mike...you are in our prayers!

4  Thank Tisha M
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Reviewed August 8, 2013

Treasuring the Word Rare Bible and Book Museum is a CliffsNotes type of quick study on the history of the English Bible. Seeing the rare Bibles of the past is reason enough to make a stop, but learning the progress from the original Hebrew and Greek through the various translations up until 1611 would be a treat from the young student of the Bible to a theologian. It is a must-see when visiting the Smokies. You'll find it in the small strip mall on the north side of Pilot and perhaps 2/10ths mile north of Walmart..

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