Due to public health efforts to contain COVID-19, the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum are temporarily closed until April 20 or later.
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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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Save the Date for These Four Special Events at the Ark Encounter in 2020
Nov. 22, 2019

Save the Date for These Four Special Events at the Ark Encounter in 2020

We have an exciting lineup of special events on the Answers Center calendar for 2020. Learn more and start making your plans to join us at the Ark Encounter!

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Don’t Miss “Promise: A Christmas Drama” at the Ark Encounter
Nov. 14, 2019

Don’t Miss “Promise: A Christmas Drama” at the Ark Encounter

We invite you to join us on December 7, 2019, for "Promise: A Christmas Drama," during ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter.

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Encounter the Wonder During ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter
Nov. 7, 2019

Encounter the Wonder During ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter

See what is new to ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter, and what you can experience when your family joins us to celebrate this special time of the year.

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Uncover the Lies We Believe with Dr. Georgia Purdom at the Ark Encounter
Oct. 31, 2019

Uncover the Lies We Believe with Dr. Georgia Purdom at the Ark Encounter

In a previous blog, we introduced you to seven of our special speakers. Meet Dr. Georgia Purdom, the woman behind our Answers for Women outreach.

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Catch Steve Hess & Southern Salvation in Concert at the Ark Encounter
Oct. 24, 2019

Catch Steve Hess & Southern Salvation in Concert at the Ark Encounter

You can find Steve Hess and Southern Salvation live in concert at the Ark Encounter on most Tuesdays–Saturdays at 2 p.m. inside the Answers Center.

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Mark Your Calendar for the 2020 Answers for Women Conference at the Ark Encounter
Sept. 27, 2019

Mark Your Calendar for the 2020 Answers for Women Conference at the Ark Encounter

This spring, hundreds of women will head to the Ark Encounter for our annual Answers for Women conference. We invite you to join us March 27–28, 2020!

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Walk with Kangaroos at the Ararat Ridge Zoo
Sept. 12, 2019

Walk with Kangaroos at the Ararat Ridge Zoo

In August, we officially opened the expansion to the Ararat Ridge Zoo, doubling the size of our zoo. See what you’ll experience in this new area.

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