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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

Ark Encounter Announces Special Free Events
Oct. 13, 2017

Ark Encounter Announces Special Free Events

For a limited time, the grounds of the Ark Encounter will be open to the public for shopping and dining at no charge (except for the cost of parking).

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Harvard-Educated Biologist Re-opens Shut Case in Provocative New Book Replacing Darwin
Oct. 5, 2017

Harvard-Educated Biologist Re-opens Shut Case in Provocative New Book Replacing Darwin

With a PhD in cell and developmental biology from Harvard, Dr. Nathaniel Jeanson is uniquely qualified to investigate what genetics reveals about origins.

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Ark Encounter and Creation Museum to Host Día Latino for Spanish-Speaking Guests
Sept. 18, 2017

Ark Encounter and Creation Museum to Host Día Latino for Spanish-Speaking Guests

The annual Día Latino has been announced for both the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum this year, set for September 30 and October 1, respectively.

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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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