Favorite Selfie Spots at the Ark Encounter
June 21, 2018

Favorite Selfie Spots at the Ark Encounter

Today is National Selfie Day! Our social media team recently captured some pictures from their favorite selfie spots at the Ark Encounter.

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Behind the Scenes: Ark Encounter Exhibit Models
June 14, 2018

Behind the Scenes: Ark Encounter Exhibit Models

Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how we found many of our models for the Ark Encounter exhibits and more about the modeling process.

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Construction Update: Answers Center
June 7, 2018

Construction Update: Answers Center

The Answers Center will allow us to easily host conferences, concerts, daily speaking events, and family workshops near our life-size Noah’s ark.

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Meet the Family: Noah and His Sons
May 31, 2018

Meet the Family: Noah and His Sons

As you explore the Living Quarters, you’ll meet Noah and his family and learn more about the backgrounds our content team created for each of them.

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12 Before and After Alpacas, Llamas Photos
May 24, 2018

12 Before and After Alpacas, Llamas Photos

Our llamas and alpacas were recently sheared at the Ark Encounter’s Ararat Ridge Zoo and petting zoo area!

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How to Make Your Own 3D Figure at the Ark Encounter
May 17, 2018

How to Make Your Own 3D Figure at the Ark Encounter

Have you seen personalized 3D prints? This unbelievable technology is available for Ark Encounter guests!

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How to Find the Best Photo Opportunities at the Life-Size Ark
May 10, 2018

How to Find the Best Photo Opportunities at the Life-Size Ark

Looking for good spots to take photos while you’re visiting the Ark Encounter? All you have to do is keep an eye out for our new signs and markers!

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6 Rainbow-Themed Items to Take Home from the Ark Encounter
May 3, 2018

6 Rainbow-Themed Items to Take Home from the Ark Encounter

From unique fair trade items to apparel, we have many keepsakes to help you remember what you learned during your tour, including rainbow-related products.

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Meet Our Zoo Babies at the Ararat Ridge Zoo
April 26, 2018

Meet Our Zoo Babies at the Ararat Ridge Zoo

We are excited to announce that we welcomed babies this winter and early spring at the Ararat Ridge Zoo and petting zoo area!

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Mark Your Calendar for Deaf Day 2018
April 19, 2018

Mark Your Calendar for Deaf Day 2018

Join us on Saturday, October 13, 2018, as we welcome guests from the Deaf community and their friends and family for this special day.

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Is There Evidence of the Flood?
April 12, 2018

Is There Evidence of the Flood?

Today, the world is covered with billions of fossils in rock layers laid down by water—even on top of mountains.

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We’re Hiring at the Ark Encounter!
April 10, 2018

We’re Hiring at the Ark Encounter!

Do you want to use the unique skills and gifts God has given you to spread the message of biblical authority and the gospel? Join our team—we are hiring!

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10 Photos of Our Lovable Zoo Animals
April 5, 2018

10 Photos of Our Lovable Zoo Animals

To celebrate National Zoo Lovers Day, we thought we’d introduce you to 10 of our animals and share some fun facts about them.

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Enter the “Ark” of Salvation Today
March 29, 2018

Enter the “Ark” of Salvation Today

One of the most popular photo stops during our guests’ visit to the Ark Encounter is the Door. As we prepare to celebrate Jesus Christ’s death and Resurrection this weekend, learn more about this powerful spot inside our life-size Noah’s Ark.

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Can We Trust the New Testament Manuscripts?
March 22, 2018

Can We Trust the New Testament Manuscripts?

In our Why the Bible Is True exhibit, you will follow three college students around campus as they are challenged about their beliefs. Why the Bible Is True addresses many common objections to trusting God’s Word. Want to learn more about this exhibit? Check out these videos!

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Spend Your Break at the Ark Encounter
March 15, 2018

Spend Your Break at the Ark Encounter

With spring just around the corner, many schools will soon be letting out for break. As you begin thinking about your family’s spring break plans, consider visiting our life-size Noah’s Ark! Check out some of the outdoor things you can experience when you visit the Ark Encounter for spring break.

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Overnight Adventures on the Life-Size Noah’s Ark
March 2, 2018

Overnight Adventures on the Life-Size Noah’s Ark

Are you looking for a unique adventure for your youth or school group? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend the night on Noah’s Ark? Well, join us at the Ark Encounter for our overnight adventure program and find out!

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Snow Days at the Ararat Ridge Zoo
Feb. 22, 2018

Snow Days at the Ararat Ridge Zoo

Winter has brought many snowy days to the Ark Encounter this year. And just as your family might enjoy spending time playing in the snow, our animals at the Ararat Ridge Zoo love playing in it too! Check out these fun photos of some of our animals during these snow days.

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Everything Fit Inside the Ark?
Feb. 15, 2018

Everything Fit Inside the Ark?

On the wall next to our half-Ark model, you’ll see signs designed to show you what Noah’s family might have needed for the journey, a list of the many animal kinds that could have been on board, and more. Learn about the information these signs contain.

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Bring Home a Furry Friend From the Ark Encounter
Feb. 8, 2018

Bring Home a Furry Friend From the Ark Encounter

With spring on the horizon, you might be looking forward to your children’s spring break or even their summer vacation. We are excited to announce that a new selection of unique stuffed animals will be arriving in the Ark Encounter gift shop in spring 2018.

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day in the Ararat Ridge Zoo
Feb. 1, 2018

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in the Ararat Ridge Zoo

Holidays always inspire creative enrichment ideas at the Ararat Ridge Zoo, and for Valentine’s Day, our zookeepers themed their enrichment items accordingly for some extra fun! Check out how they are celebrating in the Ararat Ridge Zoo this year.

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Who Visited the Ark Encounter in 2017?
Jan. 25, 2018

Who Visited the Ark Encounter in 2017?

Since it opened to the public on July 7, 2016, guests continued to travel from all over the world to visit the Ark Encounter in 2017, including some names and faces you might recognize! Check out which well-known people visited the Ark Encounter in 2017!

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Explore the Ark Encounter Grounds
Jan. 18, 2018

Explore the Ark Encounter Grounds

Through February 28, 2018, you still have the opportunity to explore the Ark Encounter grounds for just the price of parking!

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There’s Still Time to Encounter the Wonder!
Jan. 11, 2018

There’s Still Time to Encounter the Wonder!

Check out these five Instagram photos posted by Ark Encounter visitors to get a taste of our guests’ favorite aspects of ChristmasTime at the Ark.

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