Experience ancient history through this free tour of the Hebrew Tabernacle.
This living museum will come to Crookston, MN July 3-11, 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 3-11, 2021 1pm to 7pm daily (1pm-4pm on July 11)
Messiah’s Mansion will be at:
Crookston Seventh-day Adventist Church
707 4th Ave NE
Crookston, MN 56716
To navigate around road construction on Fisher Ave. and reach 707 4th Ave. NE at the intersection of 4th Ave. NE and Barrette:
If coming from Gentilly via Hwy 11: Turn left on 220th Ave SW, which then curves right, becoming 265th St. SW. Follow to Barrette, and turn right.
If coming from Grand Forks via Hwy 2: Turn left on Fisher Ave. After crossing the tracks before Casey’s, turn right on Broadway. Turn left on 4th Ave. N. Turn right on Alexander. Make an immediate left on 4th Ave. NE.
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.