As Ken Ham said, “It’s called Ark Encounter because people will encounter the Ark, and then encounter God’s Word, and then encounter Jesus Christ.”
At 510 feet long, 51 feet high, and 81 feet wide, Noah’s Ark was no dinghy. Noah’s Ark spanned almost an American football field and a half long.
It’s fun to walk through and see where the exhibits will be and to imagine walking through the Ark for the first time as a visitor.
The characters’ clothes matter because we want the Ark Encounter to portray life during Noah’s day as accurately as possible.
With opening day just around the corner, we’re enjoying warmer weather that allows construction progress on Ark Encounter to continue.
One of our faithful volunteers is Jonathan Gains. He puts together MSDS documents to make sure the studio is in compliance with OSHA requirements.
Bents are the vertical pieces that largely form the shape of the Ark. We had to raise them half bent by half bent. And now we’re done!
The bow and stern are coming into shape and it’s easy to imagine now what the final ship will look like on opening day.
Catch a sneak peek at some of the exhibit pieces you’ll see when you visit Ark Encounter.
In this behind-the-scenes video, Ben explains the process of making an animal from the horse kind.
Bring your questions when you visit the Ark Encounter after it opens in July, because you’re sure to get answers.
This globe is one of many props our designers are fabricating for the world-class exhibits at Ark Encounter.
It’s going to be so exciting to watch visitors get their first up-close look at the Ark as they round the final curve along the bus route.
At Ark Encounter, we want to give people a glimpse of what life may have been like for Noah and his family on the Ark.
The Ark will even have a moth habitat! Check out this video for a behind-the-scenes look.
You can see the curvature and begin to understand how much work Noah would have had to do to make God’s command to build an Ark a reality.
Since the Ark Encounter is opening soon, it’s time to start installing the scores of exhibits you’ll see when you visit.
Come celebrate the grand opening of the life-size Noah’s Ark with us at Día Latino.
Last week, several of our staff members took a group from Ohio Travel Treasures on a special tour of Ark Encounter.
In this video, you’ll see Humberto setting up books for the Fairy-Tale Ark exhibit that will show the importance of communicating biblical truths accurately.
Visitors will enter the property where most attractions begin—the parking lot.
The Ark Encounter is starting to look like the design we know so well with the curvy stern, essential to the comfort, stability, and balance of the ship.
One Ark Encounter exhibit is Noah’s library. In this space, we’re showing some personal items that Noah could have brought with him on the Ark.
What do you think Noah’s pre-Flood language looked like written down? Did it have an alphabet? Was it pictorial?