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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

Feb. 28, 2017

Stunning Why the Bible Is True Exhibit Opens at Ark Encounter

In the exhibit, guests follow the story of college students seeking answers to their questions about life and the truth of the Bible.

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7th Annual Deaf Day at Creation Museum, and Now at Ark Encounter, October 15 and 16
Oct. 14, 2016

7th Annual Deaf Day at Creation Museum, and Now at Ark Encounter, October 15 and 16

Answers in Genesis is now hosting two Deaf Days, one at the Creation Museum on October 15, and one at the newly opened Ark Encounter on October 16.

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Worldwide Visitors Rave about America’s Newest Tourist Attraction: “Amazing, Remarkable, Awesome”
Sept. 14, 2016

Worldwide Visitors Rave about America’s Newest Tourist Attraction: “Amazing, Remarkable, Awesome”

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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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