Water and Waste Solutions on the Ark
July 11, 2024

Water and Waste Solutions on the Ark

What did Noah and his family do about fresh water and waste disposal while aboard the ark? There are some surprisingly simple solutions!

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Newest Residents of the Ararat Ridge Zoo
June 27, 2024

Newest Residents of the Ararat Ridge Zoo

We’re already sailing through summer at the Ark Encounter and have a lot of fun events scheduled throughout these warm months and beyond!

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What’s Happening at the Ark Encounter?
June 11, 2024

What’s Happening at the Ark Encounter?

We’re already sailing through summer at the Ark Encounter and have a lot of fun events scheduled throughout these warm months and beyond!

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They Refused to Scatter
May 30, 2024

They Refused to Scatter

The Babel event in Genesis 11 gives us the proper foundation for understanding so much of what we observe in our world today.

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We’re All Part of the Human Race
May 16, 2024

We’re All Part of the Human Race

We’re all part of the human race, so how can we sometimes appear so different?

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A Summer of Music at the Ark Encounter
May 2, 2024

A Summer of Music at the Ark Encounter

We’ve got a busy summer of music planned at the Ark Encounter with three exciting events scheduled.

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Pre-flood Potential: More than Capable
April 18, 2024

Pre-flood Potential: More than Capable

A question many people ask about the ark is, “How could Noah build something so large and sophisticated?”

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Flood Legends: Biblical Truth or Ancient Myth?
April 4, 2024

Flood Legends: Biblical Truth or Ancient Myth?

Over 200 legends of an ancient global flood have been discovered around the world. What is the best explanation for the existence of these flood legends?

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God’s Promise to All Living Things
March 21, 2024

God’s Promise to All Living Things

The Lord used the rainbow as a sign of his promise that he would never again flood the entire earth. Each is a reminder of God’s promise to all living things.

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New Ararat Ridge Experience
March 7, 2024

New Ararat Ridge Experience

Coming soon to the Ararat Ridge Zoo at the Ark Encounter is a 30-minute behind-the-scenes sloth experience with Felix, our Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth.

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Building the Hull
Feb. 22, 2024

Building the Hull

As you walk into our life-size Noah’s Ark, one of the first things you may notice is the thickness of the hull. So, what was the purpose of each layer?

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What Will Your First Reaction Be?
Feb. 8, 2024

What Will Your First Reaction Be?

Spanning 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high, this modern engineering marvel amazes visitors, young and old.

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God’s Word Persists Through Generations
Jan. 25, 2024

God’s Word Persists Through Generations

The Hebrew text on the Torah scroll is one of the preserved texts by rabbis and scholars who understood the value of God’s Word in its original language.

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Don’t Miss The Horse and His Boy at the Ark Encounter
Jan. 11, 2024

Don’t Miss The Horse and His Boy at the Ark Encounter

The beloved world of Narnia has taken over the Answers Center at the Ark Encounter as The Horse and His Boy kicked off yesterday.

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Don’t Miss ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter
Dec. 27, 2023

Don’t Miss ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter

Have you visited us for ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter yet? If not, there’s still time! This year’s event runs through December 30.

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Unique Gifts at the Ark Encounter
Dec. 14, 2023

Unique Gifts at the Ark Encounter

Did you know that the ministry of Answers in Genesis is one of the biggest sellers of Christian fair trade items?

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The Horse and His Boy Is Coming to the Ark Encounter
Nov. 30, 2023

The Horse and His Boy Is Coming to the Ark Encounter

A major theatrical production is coming to the Ark Encounter this January—C. S. Lewis’ The Horse and His Boy.

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How Big Was Noah’s Ark Really?
Nov. 16, 2023

How Big Was Noah’s Ark Really?

God told Noah to make his ark 300 cubits long, 50 cubits wide, and 30 cubits tall. However, we cannot be certain which cubit Noah used.

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How Long Did It Take to Build the Ark?
Nov. 2, 2023

How Long Did It Take to Build the Ark?

A common question we receive at the Ark Encounter is “How long did it take Noah to build the ark?”

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Has Noah’s Ark Been Found?
Oct. 19, 2023

Has Noah’s Ark Been Found?

In the past century, dozens of individuals claimed to have located the ark, but have we finally discovered the remains of Noah’s ark?

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Save the Date for This Year’s ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter
Oct. 5, 2023

Save the Date for This Year’s ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter

Even though fall has just begun, the Ark Encounter is quickly turning into a winter wonderland!

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Did Noah Actually Bring More than Two of Each Animal on the Ark?
Sept. 21, 2023

Did Noah Actually Bring More than Two of Each Animal on the Ark?

How many of each land animal kind did Noah actually bring onto the ark? Two? Seven of some? Seven pairs of some?

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Enjoy Educational Opportunities for All Ages at the Ark Encounter
Sept. 7, 2023

Enjoy Educational Opportunities for All Ages at the Ark Encounter

Join us for engaging, hands-on science programs during your visit. Finding the perfect educational opportunities for your family just got a little easier!

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Welcome Center Construction Update
Aug. 24, 2023

Welcome Center Construction Update

Construction is well underway for our brand-new Welcome Center that will house the most biblically, archaeologically, and historically accurate Jerusalem model.

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