The Washington Post reports the Green family’s plan to give a permanent home to their collection of biblical artifacts. The Green’s museum of the Bible will be the first of its kind and is expected to open in Washington, D.C., in four years.
Cary Summers, chief operating officer of The Museum of the Bible, a nonprofit umbrella group for the collection of the billionaire Green family of Oklahoma, said they considered Washington, Dallas and New York but decided the nation’s capital was the best location. The final name of the museum and its exact location have not been disclosed but planners hope to confirm a location later this summer.
Research they commissioned found that the general population was more willing to travel to the nation’s capital for a Bible-focused museum than the other two cities, Summers said.
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