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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

University in Oklahoma Reinstates Ken Ham Lecture
Feb. 15, 2018

University in Oklahoma Reinstates Ken Ham Lecture

Late last month, internationally renowned Christian speaker and author Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis was uninvited from speaking at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO). UCO President Don Betz has now invited the AiG president to give his talk, “Genesis and the State of the Culture,” on the Edmond campus.

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University Boots Creation Museum Founder from Speaking
Feb. 6, 2018

University Boots Creation Museum Founder from Speaking

In another example of free speech being denied on a university campus, Ken Ham, founder of the popular Creation Museum and Ark Encounter attractions, has been booted from speaking at the University of Central Oklahoma next month.

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Encounter the Wonder Is a Hit at the Ark
Jan. 3, 2018

Encounter the Wonder Is a Hit at the Ark

Through January 15, 2018, three times each evening, Ark visitors will watch a world-class animated laser-projection show, Encounter the Wonder.

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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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