Update on Our Jerusalem Replica Project

by Ark Encounter on May 4, 2023

Can we trust the New Testament? Did Jesus really come and do what the Bible says he did and say what the Bible says he said? Yes! And we’re excited to be giving answers for the truth of the gospel and the life of Jesus in a massive new exhibit coming to the Ark Encounter.

Our artists and fabricators are working on what will be the most accurate model of first-century Jerusalem, which will also be one of the world’s largest models. It will give vital background in understanding who Jesus is, the historical accuracy of the Bible, and the importance of the gospel and the great commission.

Jerusalem Model

This model will cover about 2,000 square feet, divided into three large sections so people can walk in and around it to see everything clearly. We will have a program using different types of technology to teach about the city and follow the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. And since the modern city of Jerusalem has changed so much in the past 2,000 years, visiting this model will, in some ways, give guests a better understanding of their Bibles than traveling to Israel.

Jerusalem Model Update

In this video, Travis Wilson takes us on a tour of the Ark Encounter’s design and fabrication studio and interviews some talented team members to give us an exciting update on the Jerusalem model project.

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