Precious Moments artist and creator Samuel J. butcher opened the Precious Moments Chapel in 1989 as a thanksgiving to God for the blessings in his life. The Chapel features 84 hand-painted murals and 30 stained glass windows done in Precious Moments art based on stories from the Bible. Guided tours of the Chapel are always FREE daily except Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Beautiful Christmas lights and decorations create wonderful holiday memories. Other attractions include the Samuel J. Butcher Museum and Gallery; the world’s largest Precious Moments Gift Shoppe featuring Chapel exclusives; a year-round Christmas shop; and Royal Delights Snack Shop. Hours vary by season.