Experience ancient history through this free tour of the Hebrew Tabernacle.
This living museum will come to Princeton, IL July 31 – August 8, 2021. This living museum is a terrific way for all ages to learn about the historic sanctuary built by the Hebrews to worship God.
July 31 – August 8, 2021 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm Daily
Special time tours by appointment only.
Messiah’s Mansion will be at
20018 County Rd 1950 North
Princeton, IL 61350
ABOUT MESSIAH'S MANSION
Messiah’s Mansion has been touring since 2003, operated by Oklahoma Academy in Harrah, OK. These high school students, along with many dedicated volunteers, have brought this traveling life-sized replica to 15 states, as well as Canada and Jamaica. No matter where the Messiah’s Mansion Tabernacle goes, it has generated interest from schools, churches, families, and local history buffs. It is an unforgettable learning opportunity!
The Tabernacle Tour
Travel back over 3,000 years into the desert between Egypt and Palestine where more than two million people banded together to build a tabernacle for their God. Each element inside this sanctuary had deep significance to the Hebrew people and this tour brings each symbol to life. Touring Messiah’s Mansion provides a unique opportunity to learn more about ancient history through a living museum. Instead of learning about history from books, participants get a chance to see demonstrations of life long ago. This tour can engage children and adults alike.
You will gain a structural overview of the Hebrew Tabernacle and its intricate, purposeful design.
Upon entering the courtyard, your guide will explain the humbling symbolism of the Altar of Sacrifice and the Laver.
In the Holy Place, learn the significance its three distinct elements:
- Table of Shewbread
- Alter of Incense
Discover the Ark of the Covenant, the only article in the Most Holy Place and the most important element in the entire tabernacle.
The last station in the tour focuses on the special garment worn by the High Priest and how it affected the history of the Hebrews.