Mission Statement

"Our mission at the Explorations in Antiquity Center is to help people experience the ancient Biblical world, its history and culture."

About Our Founder, Dr. James Fleming

Dr. James (Jim) Fleming has worked and lived in Israel since 1973. As an archaeologist he has helped coordinate 12 excavations in Israel.  He has been Lecturer in Archaeology at the School for Overseas Students at the Hebrew University in Jeruslaem, and Professor of Geography and Archaeology at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute for Advanced Theological Studies.  For over 25 years he has taught Jewish and Arab tour guides about Christianity for the Israeli Ministry of Tourism and Palestinian guides in Jerusalem.

Read more of Dr. Fleming's biography here


The goal of the Explorations in Antiquity Center is to help people understand the Bible and the ancient world in its historical and cultural context. We do this by providing exact replicas of ancient life settings coupled with cutting-edge teaching based on the most up-to-date evidence and information in the fields of archaeology and biblical scholarship.


The Explorations in Antiquity Center is a qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit museum. All donations are tax-deductible. Your donations are greatly appreciated and necessary for the continuation of the Center.

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