Ark Encounter


News Release:
Final Piece of Land for Full-size Ark Purchased
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

News Release:
Ark Encounter Receives State Approval for Tax Rebates
Thursday, May 19, 2011

News Release:
Ark Encounter to Open in Northern Kentucky in 2014
Thursday, December 2, 2010

News Release:
Governor Beshear, Ark Encounter Announce Plans to Build a Full-Scale Noah’s Ark
Wednesday, December 1, 2010


Ark Encounter Leadership Team

Fast Facts on the Ark Encounter

A Dove's Eye View of the Ark Encounter

20 FAQs About the Ark Encounter

Piecing Together the Ark Encounter


Christian Theme Parks
By Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, PBS
Saturday, August 27, 2011  

Noah problem: Can a faith park enjoy state tax incentives?
The Economist
Wednesday, December 29, 2010  

'Ark' park optimistic re: tax incentive program
OneNewsNow, Associated Press
Wednesday, December 29, 2010  

Religion News in Brief
OnFaith blog, Washington Post
Wednesday, December 22, 2010  

In Kentucky, Noah’s Ark Theme Park Is Planned
Laurie Goodstein, New York Times
Sunday, December 5, 2010  


  • Ark Encounter Park Map

    Map of the proposed feature locations at the Ark Encounter attraction.

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  • Ark Encounter
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  • Park Overview
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    What's New

    • 6.30.2010 - Answers in Genesis receives two Gold Crown Awards at Catalyst Conference
      (news release)
    • 5.24.2010 - Creation Museum Celebrates Third Anniversary, Dedicates New Children's Exhibits May 28
      (media alert)
    • 5.03.2010 - Moms get free admission to Creation Museum on Mother's Day
      (media alert)
    • 4.26.2010 - Millionth Guest visits Creation Museum
      (photo release)
    • 4.19.2010 - Has 'Going Green' Gone Too Far?
      (interview availability)

    Open 7 Days a Week

    Mon-Fri.:    10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sat.:               9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sun.:              Noon - 6 p.m.

    1.6 million visitors
    (as of Friday, April 13, 2012)

    Admission (includes tax):
    • Adult (13-59 yrs)                    $24.95
    • Senior (60 yrs & up)               $19.95
    • Children (5-12 yrs)                  $14.95
    • Children (under 5 yrs)              Free
    • Planetarium (with admission)   $7.95
    2-Day Passes Are Available

    Media Passes are required for on-site tours or interviews