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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

National Media Campaign Using Giraffes to Highlight Ark
Jan. 2, 2020

National Media Campaign Using Giraffes to Highlight Ark

To encourage families to visit Ark Encounter, a campaign using animated giraffes encourages children ten and under to enjoy free admission during 2020.

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Children Ten and Under Free at Ark Encounter and Creation Museum
Dec. 27, 2019

Children Ten and Under Free at Ark Encounter and Creation Museum

Kid’s admission (ten and under) is free at the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum in Northern Kentucky for all of 2020. Come visit!

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Christmas Activities Start at the Ark and Creation Museum
Nov. 27, 2019

Christmas Activities Start at the Ark and Creation Museum

Northern Kentucky will host visitors from around the world as the spectacular annual Christmas programs return to the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum.

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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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