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“An undeniable spectacle, and it must be seen to be believed.”
—Chicago Tribune

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largest in the world

Largest timber-frame structure in the world

510 feet tall

510 feet long and over 50 feet tall

huge center beams

Solid wood center beams nearly 10 feet around

“The Ark is remarkable. It's some of the best wood-working I've ever seen.”
—Jimmy Carter, Former US President

Ark Encounter Media Resources

The Ark Encounter, owned and operated by Answers in Genesis (AiG), welcomes you to our media page. This online resource for credentialed media and Ark Encounter supporters offers quick information about phase one ($100 million) of this historical theme park, with a 510-foot-long Ark as the centerpiece.

Opened July 7, 2016, the Ark Encounter is located right off exit 154 in Williamstown, Kentucky, half way between Cincinnati, Ohio and Lexington, Kentucky. The Ark is 40 miles from its popular sister attraction, the Creation Museum.

Please see our media kit for key facts, bios, high-resolution photos, and more about the Ark Encounter.

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I believe this huge ship will be a wonder of our modern world.
—Ken Ham, President/CEO

World’s Largest Christian Music Festival Comes to the Ark Next Week
July 28, 2021

World’s Largest Christian Music Festival Comes to the Ark Next Week

The world’s largest Christian music festival starts Monday, August 2, 2021, at the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Ky., south of Cincinnati.

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Q&A with Ken Ham About the Ark’s 5th Anniversary
July 9, 2021

Q&A with Ken Ham About the Ark’s 5th Anniversary

Ken Ham looks back five years after the Ark Encounter opened in Williamstown, Kentucky, and what does the CEO of Answers in Genesis see at the attraction in the future?

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Ark Encounter Sees Record Crowds, Announces Future Expansion Plans as It Marks 5th Anniversary
July 7, 2021

Ark Encounter Sees Record Crowds, Announces Future Expansion Plans as It Marks 5th Anniversary

As the Ark Encounter celebrates its fifth anniversary today, the internationally popular life-size Noah’s Ark in N. Kentucky is seeing record crowds and is announcing future expansion plans.

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Creation Museum

Ark Encounter is a sister attraction of the Creation Museum, a high-tech, 75,000-square-foot facility located west of the Cincinnati Airport in Petersburg, Kentucky.

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