Press releases

27 October 2020

Eight months after closing: the museum at the time of the Coronavirus

Eight months have passed since the museum has been closed, and unfortunately it is still difficult to imagine a date on which the doors of the Terra Sancta Museum can reopen to the public. After ..

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 ..

15 September 2020

Inauguration in Paris of the exhibition “The guardians of Christ’s tomb”

Every year, more than ten million tourists visit the Basilica of the Sacré Coeur in Paris, the second most visited place in France after the Cathedral of Notre Dame.  As the Sacré Coeur closes the ..

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.