News

20 February 2019

A digital invitation to the Terra Sancta Museum!

The Terra Sancta Museum is most pleased to announce to you the release of its digital application, which will guide you during your visit to the museum! Thanks to our free wifi service, you can ...

30 January 2019

The Custody's collection attracts a foreign student

TERRASANCTAMUSEUM/MEETING. During a volunteer experience in the Department of Cultural Goods of the Holy Land, Carlotta Schiavon, a student in Art History, discovered the unique heritage of the ...

23 January 2019

Archaeological excavations : « These ceramics are a treasure of historical data”

TERRASANCTAMUSEUM/MEETING: Interview with Stefania Peluso, archaeologist at the Custody of the Holy Land, entrusted with the study of the ceramic collection, dating from the 15th and 16th centuries, ...

17 January 2019

“Itinera ad loca sancta”: a catalogue of pilgrimages

Presentation of the catalogue of travel books in the Franciscan Libraries of Jerusalem The book “Itinera ad loca sancta. Travel books in the Franciscan Libraries of Jerusalem, Catalogue of the ...

3 December 2018

The assembling of the Treasury of the Custody by the commissioners of the Holy Land

On the occasion of the 4th International Congress of Commissioners of the Holy Land, held at Jerusalem from 26 November to 2 December, the Terra Sancta Museum recounts the role of these ...

30 November 2018

The security of the museum at the heart of the scientific committee’s consultations

An executive delegation of the museum’s scientific committee—composed of Béatrix Saule, honorary director of the Château de Versailles ; Jérôme Dumoux, museographer ; Jacques Charles ...

16 November 2018

First inventory of Franciscan monasteries in Jaffa discovers new sacred objects

From the 5th to the 9th of November, two students from the Ecole du Louvre and an Italian researcher in goldsmithing travelled to Jaffa to make an inventory of the sacred objects held in the ...

27 September 2018

Terra Sancta Museum, work begins at St. Savior’s Monastery

The Scientific Committee of the Terra Sancta Museum gathered at the St. Savior’s Monastery in Jerusalem, from Sunday, September 23, to Wednesday September 26, for the third meeting dedicated to the ...

13 June 2018

A photographic exhibit on the daily life of the friars of the Custody

The daily life of the Franciscan friars of the Custody of the Holy Land is recounted by the shots taken by Thomas Coex, a photographer for Agence France Presse. From June 11 until the end of October, ...

23 May 2018

The Chasuble of the “Immacolata”, an exclusive preview from the first book of the “Catalogues of the Terra Sancta Museum”

On the occasion of the Marian Month, we offer the description of a precious vestment from the 17th century as a preview of the first volume of the new book series dedicated to the Terra Sancta ...

11 May 2018

The SBF Archeological collections for the Terra Sancta Museum: new findings and works for the archeological section

Whoever enters the Convent of the Flagellation today will notice a new name on some doors: SBF Archaelogical Collections. This will be the name of the new section of the Terra Sancta Museum which, ...

19 April 2018

Resumption of work for the Historic section of the Terra Sancta Museum: study of spaces and scenographic project.

A new stage of work has just been completed for the Historic section of the Terra Sancta Museum at the Saint Saviour Convent in Jerusalem. "The primary objective of these new meetings was to check ...