“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

Stunning Virtual Reality Experience Opens at the Ark
Aug. 25, 2020

Stunning Virtual Reality Experience Opens at the Ark

A high-tech virtual reality experience called the “Truth Traveler” has just opened at the Ark Encounter, featuring its first VR show, A Flood of Reality.

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World’s Largest Christian Music Festival Coming to the Ark Encounter
Aug. 18, 2020

World’s Largest Christian Music Festival Coming to the Ark Encounter

The Ark Encounter and Abraham Productions, Inc. announced today the world’s largest Christian music festival will be held at the Ark Encounter in 2021.

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It’s Time to Reopen
May 20, 2020

It’s Time to Reopen

The Ark Encounter and Creation Museum will reopen to the public on Monday, June 8, 2020.

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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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