Bethlehem in Denton County is a small gallery built on a family farm, that now houses more than 3,500 creches and nativity scenes. Dating back to the early 19th century and representing over 60 countries and cultures, the depictions of the Holy Family vary in sizes from 6 ft. banners to the tiniest tables whose detail is best viewed with the aid of a magnifying glass on your tour.
INFORMATION of NOTE:
Nativity is a work of art symbolizing or representing the earliest infancy of Christ; the Birth.
Creche is a representation of the stable at Bethlehem and the infant Jesus surrounded by Mary, Joseph, the oxen and adoring Angels, shepherds and Magi or wise men.
Guests are welcome to visit Bethlehem in Denton County year round by appointment ONLY.
It is just a few minutes North of Denton, Texas, 2 miles off I-35 N.
Visitors who have experienced the beauty and diversity of this collection have found it to be both educational, meaningful and fun!