The Ark Encounter and Creation Museum are reopening on June 8! Note that dining, theaters, and other offerings have been enhanced to help you stay healthy.
What to know before you visit

Buddy Davis Builds New Ark Encounter Topiaries
May 28, 2020

Buddy Davis Builds New Ark Encounter Topiaries

While the coronavirus-related shutdown was underway, Buddy Davis has been working from his home workshop, building more topiaries for the Ark Encounter.

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Learn How to Draw with Oscar Nava
May 14, 2020

Learn How to Draw with Oscar Nava

You can now learn how to draw with Oscar Nava, the artist who created the Rainbow Covenant exhibit and designed many beautiful products for us!

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Boarding Passes Are Back for a Limited Time!
May 7, 2020

Boarding Passes Are Back for a Limited Time!

We’re very excited to announce the return of a very popular offer! We’re bringing back lifetime boarding passes to the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum!

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Access Ark Encounter Videos from Home!
May 1, 2020

Access Ark Encounter Videos from Home!

Answers.tv is a state-of-the-art video streaming platform that initially offers over 1,000 videos and live programming, available virtually anywhere in the world.

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Fairy Tale Ark Debunked
April 16, 2020

Fairy Tale Ark Debunked

When people think of Noah’s ark, they often think about a “bathtub” ark with huge giraffes coming out of the top and elephants spilling over the sides.

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The Ark Has Gone Green . . . but Why?
April 9, 2020

The Ark Has Gone Green . . . but Why?

In letting people know that we are thinking about them, we changed the lights at the Ark Encounter last night to show a stunning green life-size Noah's Ark.

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New Beginning Nominated for Two Awards
April 2, 2020

New Beginning Nominated for Two Awards

Our New Beginning was submitted to the International Christian Film and Music Festival and has been nominated for two awards.

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Unique New Facebook Live Programs Scheduled
March 19, 2020

Unique New Facebook Live Programs Scheduled

We are pleased to announce Facebook Live programs while our Creation Museum and Ark Encounter are temporarily closed due to the current COVID-19 situation.

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Hang with Sloths at the Ararat Ridge Zoo
March 12, 2020

Hang with Sloths at the Ararat Ridge Zoo

The Ararat Ridge Zoo is growing! On March 3, we introduced our newest additions to the zoo at the Ark Encounter: Felix and Eutychus.

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We’re Hiring at the Ark Encounter!
March 5, 2020

We’re Hiring at the Ark Encounter!

Do you want to use the gifts God has given you to help spread the message of biblical authority and the gospel? On March 16, 2020, we're hosting a Job Fair!

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Meet the 2020 Easter Conference Speakers
Feb. 27, 2020

Meet the 2020 Easter Conference Speakers

We are just a few short weeks away from our annual Easter conference! We have an incredible lineup of speakers joining us for this one-of-a-kind conference.

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How Did All the Land Animal Kinds Fit Inside the Ark?
Feb. 21, 2020

How Did All the Land Animal Kinds Fit Inside the Ark?

When people come to the Ark Encounter, they are often amazed by its size. It is filled with answers to fundamental questions that confront Christians today.

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Experience Hymn Sing in Concert
Feb. 13, 2020

Experience Hymn Sing in Concert

Looking for a fun activity for the family? On June 19, 2020, experience some of the best in gospel music during Hymn Sing in the Answers Center.

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The Importance of the Ice Age Today
Feb. 6, 2020

The Importance of the Ice Age Today

On deck three of the Ark Encounter, you’ll find an exhibit on the Ice Age, a period of several hundred years that occurred shortly after the global Flood.

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Ark-tistic License at the Ark Encounter
Jan. 30, 2020

Ark-tistic License at the Ark Encounter

Since the Bible does not provide every detail the designers needed, artistic license was used, taking great care not to contradict biblical details.

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Meet the 2020 Answers for Women Speakers
Jan. 23, 2020

Meet the 2020 Answers for Women Speakers

We are just weeks away from our annual women’s conference at the Answers Center! We have an incredible lineup of speakers for this year’s conference.

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Doors of the Bible
Jan. 16, 2020

Doors of the Bible

Our Why the Bible Is True exhibit sketches biblical history through certain doors mentioned in the Bible that highlight aspects of God’s love and mercy.

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Spend Memorial Day Weekend at the Ark
Jan. 9, 2020

Spend Memorial Day Weekend at the Ark

This Memorial Day weekend, the Kentucky Gospel Music Celebration is coming to the Ark Encounter! Kick off summer with some of the best in Southern Gospel.

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Junior the Giraffe Visits the Ark
Jan. 2, 2020

Junior the Giraffe Visits the Ark

Meet Junior! Junior and his family are our newest mascots at the Ark Encounter.

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Planning a Trip? What’s Coming and Where to Stay
Dec. 27, 2019

Planning a Trip? What’s Coming and Where to Stay

Planning a Trip? Hotel deals and 2020 Events at the Ark Encounter.

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Merry Christmas from the Ark Encounter!
Dec. 19, 2019

Merry Christmas from the Ark Encounter!

As we reflect on the most wonderful time of the year, we encourage you and your family to remember and reflect on the true reason for the season.

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Give a Gift that Keeps on Giving
Dec. 12, 2019

Give a Gift that Keeps on Giving

Need a unique, last-minute Christmas gift? Consider gifting a loved one with one of our incredible conferences coming to the Answers Center in 2020.

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Take Your Turn on Our Glice® Rink During ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter
Dec. 6, 2019

Take Your Turn on Our Glice® Rink During ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter

Does your family like to hit up skating rinks during the Christmas season? If so, head to ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter and take a spin on the Glice® rink!

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ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter Starts Friday!
Nov. 27, 2019

ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter Starts Friday!

ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter begins this Friday and runs through December 30, 2019 (closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day).

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