Ark Encounter is three exhibits in one—the massive Ark structure itself, the incredible craftsmanship, and the beautifully fabricated teaching exhibits. The combination of all three will amaze and inspire you to think differently about the biblical account of Noah’s Ark.
At 510 feet long, 51 feet high, and 85 feet wide, Noah’s Ark stretched an American football field and a half long. That’s large enough to fit thousands of visitors to see the dozens of exhibit bays at Ark Encounter.Learn More
Ark Encounter is the largest timber-frame structure in the world, built from standing dead timber, in part by skilled Amish craftsmen. The Ark is an architectural and engineering wonder containing three decks of world-class exhibits.
Walk through the pages of a graphic novel in this stunning new exhibit, following three college students as their beliefs are put to the test. A unique gospel presentation using the “doors of the Bible” covers key biblical history while making sense of Christ’s death, burial, and Resurrection.
Be transported back in time to meet Noah and his seven other family members, who lived aboard the Ark and cared for all the animals during the Flood. See what their living quarters may have looked like, what they could have brought on board, and even what kinds of clothing they wore.Learn More
Many of the animals that lived during Noah’s lifetime didn’t look much like the animals we see today. Prepare to have your expectations challenged by a host of incredibly lifelike sculpted animals, along with exotic live animals from around the world in Ararat Ridge Zoo. Plus, you’ll learn how Noah could have cared for all the animals and how the Ark was big enough to fit them all on board.
This exquisite exhibit features an artistic depiction of the covenant God made to never again flood the whole earth.
What was the world like in Noah’s time? Discover the surprising technology of early man, and see for yourself why God sent the global Flood.
Find out how Noah and his family might have lived on the Ark, from cooking food to sleeping, recreation, and even gardening!
There are hundreds of legends from around the world that are all centered on a worldwide flood. Did these legends originate in an actual historical event? What happened to Noah, the animals, and the Earth after the Flood? Find out the answers to these questions and more at Ark Encounter.