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Great Passion Play

471 Passion Play Rd, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-9666
+1 800-882-7529
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We brought our two young grandchildren to see the play. We sat front row seats and they were at the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Abbeville, Louisiana
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We had 22 Christian Motorcyclists members traveled to Ark Encounter when we had reroute after... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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.
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471 Passion Play Rd, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-9666
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We brought our two young grandchildren to see the play. We sat front row seats and they were at the edge of their seats the entire time....did not talk just took it all in! Very well done and so very real! At times we all...More

Thank Smileymamaw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had 22 Christian Motorcyclists members traveled to Ark Encounter when we had reroute after visiting due to a hurricane so we chose to go west and north where we decided to Eureka Springs and the Passion Play. It was beautiful and amazing !! Can't...More

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This play is outside "rain or shine" so dress accordingly. Was almost as many actor's as people in attendance the night we went, not sure how they stay open. Very enjoyable performance, very well timed on a HUGE outdoor set. A must see for everyone...More

Thank itsjoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this year with our teenage daughter & she was so amazed by everything here & by the friendliness of all the Passion Play staff. We will be back to see more soon. AMAZING!!

Thank Eloc1976
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best biblical renditions of the story of the life of Jesus I have seen. It is amazing to sit outside in their open air theater. Many live animals in the play and the character of Satan is done extremely well. Lots of...More

Thank Rookfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see awesome life of Christ... I have seen it many times and never tire of it... What a Blessing to enjoy this wonderful drama set in the Ozark Mountains... You need to spend several hours here seeing the Bible Museum, the...More

Thank Betty D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience. We went and took our three teenagers, and they loved it as well. We enjoyed the museums and the Holy Land tour. The staff were super friendly. The play was wonderful!

Thank kmscott80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Great Passion Play is a wonderful production in that it tells the story of the Crucifixion of Jesus on a live set with real animals and actors. The set is built on a mountainside with amphitheater seating. It is beautifully done. We spent the...More

1  Thank Brenda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see while in town. 170 actors make this play incredible. So realistic. Great for all ages. Went 1St weekend in July and weather was great for 8:30 p.m. performance. Loved it!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing place to go. The Christ of the Ozarks is a wonderful sight to see. We went to the buffet and it was huge. There were so many choices and everything was fresh. The 2 frees shows before the Passion play were really...More

Thank Mary D
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9 April 2017|
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Response from feelinfrogee2003 | Reviewed this property |
The grounds are handicap accessible. They have a bus about midway that takes you through the rest of the tour. You do have to get off of the bus for each stop in order to hear the presentation for each site.
14 December 2016|
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Response from Fun4Me2Travel | Reviewed this property |
They are giving tours of the Holy Land throughout December by appointment/reservation only. There are a few other activities that are also available including lighted Christmas trees leading to the famous statue. Check out... More