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Explore the many countries, cities and institutions of HMML’s fieldwork sites.

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Meet some of the people, communities and traditions who are part of HMML’s global team.

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Learn more about the manuscripts in HMML’s digital and microfilm collections.

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Experience the Word come to Life in a new permanent gallery for The Saint John’s Bible

Guests are able to view 28 original folios from various volumes of The Saint John’s Bible with exhibition themes changing throughout the year. Manuscripts and rare books from HMML’s collections accompany each exhibition.

A full-sized, high-definition, digital version of the Bible allows guests to electronically turn the pages of every volume of The Saint John’s Bible and explore details, videos and content behind each page.

The gallery accommodates groups of up to 50 guests at a time, and exhibitions are designed for self-guided tours. Docent-led tours and programs are available only by appointment for groups of ten or more guests. To arrange for a tour, please contact Tim Ternes at 320-363-3351 or [email protected].


The gallery is located on the Saint John’s University campus in the lower level of Alcuin Library. The gallery is free and open to the public. To visit the gallery, visitors enter through the main doors of Alcuin Library and descend via stairs or elevator to the lower level entrance.  The gallery is open from Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. From June 6 to December 12, the gallery is also open on Saturdays from noon-4:00 p.m. There are no Sunday hours. The Bible Gallery is also CLOSED on the following 2020 dates: January 1st, April 10th, May 25th, July 3rd and 4th, September 5th and 7th, October 3rd, November 25, 26, 27, 28. The Bible gallery will also be closed from December 23, 2020 through January 3, 2021.

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