A few years ago, my family and I had the opportunity to travel to LaGrange, Georgia and visit the Explorations in Antiquity Center. This is a very fascinating place and I encourage all Bible students to drop by if you get the chance. They have a number of reconstructed Biblical items (buildings, walls, pillars, altars, etc) that help you understand every day life in Bible times. If you have the time, you can also arrange to participate in a Biblical meal. Recently, they have been able to expand their range of exhibits by including some real antiquities dating all the way back to the Bronze Age. With the additions of these antiquities, the Explorations in Antiquity Center is now one of only seven museums worldwide selected by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) to receive a permanent collection of artifacts.
Within the United States, there are only three other museums that have been selected by the IAA for this honor. They are the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Jewish Museum in New York City and the Skirball Museum in Los Angeles.
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NOTE: Featured photo credited to the Exploration in Antiquity Center website.