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Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery

1700 Wade Hampton Blvd, Greenville, SC 29614-1000
+1 864-770-1331
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Largest Collection of Religious Art Outside the Vatican--And You Can See It!

We heard the religious art museum at Bob Jones University is the largest collection of religous art... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Scott A
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Tennessee
Fantastic art. Great staff. Peaceful atmosphere

I'm not personally an art lover, so was surprised when I visited this place and found myself really... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Naomi M
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1700 Wade Hampton Blvd, Greenville, SC 29614-1000
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We heard the religious art museum at Bob Jones University is the largest collection of religous art outside the Vatican, and that's probably true. Having toured the Vatican collections, the art at Bob Jones is actually easier to see than in the Vatican. You don't...More

Thank Scott A
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

I'm not personally an art lover, so was surprised when I visited this place and found myself really taken with the whole experience. Maybe it was due in part to the quiet peaceful atmosphere, but I really enjoyed several of the pieces and felt that...More

Thank Naomi M
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Good education, Great works of Art for anyone to view Such a blessing to have this rare treasure in our backyard

Thank Patty R
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Absolutely breathtaking museum. Enjoy some of the most beautiful Christian Art ever! Very memorable.

Thank Sprinkles0730
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Bob Jones (University) moved to Greenville more than 50 years ago. Like many locals, I remember a small stir as they settled in but the University has proven to be good neighbors and the campus is now a real Greenville landmark. While the opera, concerts,...More

Thank Don C
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

As the western world' largest collection of religious art, this place is a must-see for any art enthusiast. The exhibits are educational and they schedule tours for all ages to learn about art.

Thank Ruth M
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We so enjoyed browsing through this magnificent collection of Christian and religous art and other objects of interest. Beautifully designed and very inspirational. Worth the trip!

Thank set2go52
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

In fact, there are so many that you'll soon tire of looking at them so just plan to make several visits. Amazing art work.

Thank pbear1952
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Nestled within the Bob Jones University's Campus lays an impressive art gallery of surprising quality and caliber. Beautiful pieces of religious art work adorn the walls and the exhibits in this small town university. There is a dress code on the campus so call ahead...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Who would dream that a museum with fine art of this quality would be hidden in Greenville, SC? This is a wondrous experience as you walk through religious depictions throughout the ages that many locals are unaware of. Set aside a long afternoon (or two)...More

Thank Donna W
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Elenimoo
8 July 2017|
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Response from Matthew A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the building is currently closed for renovations.
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SVtravelagent
27 December 2014|
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Response from Rich_Debbie | Reviewed this property |
Griff48 is correct. BJU & Gallery is located on the campus of Bob Jones University. There is ample parking adjacent to the gallery for those visitors wishing to drive on campus.
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