“An undeniable spectacle, and it must be seen to be believed.”
Largest timber-frame structure in the world
510 feet long and over 50 feet tall
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
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.
I believe this huge ship will be a wonder of our modern world.
—Ken Ham, President/CEO
Download the media kit for high-res versions of these and more promotional photos.Download Media Kit
Ark Encounter will celebrate its third anniversary next month, and guests have many new venues to experience in the fourth year.Learn More
To rebut threatening letters sent to public schools by an atheist group, Ken Ham assured them of the legality of sending classes on an official school trip.Learn More
Answers in Genesis (AiG) is welcoming the sponsorship of two nationally recognized brands as its ChristmasTime program at the Ark Encounter starts today.Learn More
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.Creation Museum Press Room