Step back in time, into the world of the New Testament. Life-size period replicas of homes and street scenes from the biblical lands inhabit the 49-hectare (121-acre) museum. The commitment to historical verisimilitude in the dioramas -- Jewish, Roman, Greek, and Egyptian homes; a synagogue; a Sea of Galilee fishing village; a stretch of Roman road -- is impressive. During the Christmas period, there's a crib exhibit. In the visitor center are archaeological finds and exhibits on Christian, Jewish, and Islamic scriptures. Due to the size of the place, you'll need a few hours to get much out of your visit, and a full morning or afternoon to do it any kind of justice.