Press releases

21 October 2020

In spite of Covid-19, reflection and work continues at the Terra Sancta Museum

Exceptional health situation, exceptional scientific committee. On Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 September 2020, the 6th working session of the Terra Sancta Museum's Scientific Committee was held in ..

30 April 2020

The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem and the Holy Land

The Terra Sancta Museum will have a hall dedicated to the history of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre. The origins of the Order go back to the end of the 10th century when, according to ..

26 March 2020

Medicine in the Terra Sancta: Symbol of International and Interreligious Charity

Jerusalem, 1785 In 1785 an epidemic of the plague swept the Holy Land. Years later, in 1898, Paolo Gaidano immortalized in a painting, the piety of the Franciscan friars who, without regard for ..

15 March 2020

Notice of temporary closure

In accordance with directives issued by the Government, the museum will remain closed from today until further communication. Keep following us on Facebook and Instagram! Have a nice Sunday.

12 March 2020

Design of the sacred: the new catalogue of liturgical vestments and fabrics

The new catalogue of the Terra Sancta Museum dedicated to sacred vestments, edited by Maria Pia Pettinau Vescina with the contribution of Danièle Véron-Denise, a well-known expert in liturgical and ..

3 March 2020

From the Ecole des Chartres to Jerusalem to study a 15th century manuscript

Interview with Geneviève Alday, student and archivist and paleographer in Paris, came to Jerusalem to make studies on a manuscript from the Archives of the Custody of the Holy Land. The ..