The Ark Encounter and Creation Museum are now open daily! Note that dining, theaters, and other offerings have been enhanced to help you stay healthy.
What to know before you visit
Take your trip to ChristmasTown at the Creation Museum to the next level by adding a ride on the Screaming Raptor Zip Lines! This adventure gives you a unique view of the dazzling lights as you celebrate this special time of the year with us.
Once again, ChristmasTown at the Creation Museum will feature the opportunity to take a ride over our three-acre lake. Get a bird’s-eye view of the colorful lights as you soar down the Screaming Raptor Zip Lines’ special three-line Christmas course.
This opportunity costs only $19.95 during ChristmasTown at the Creation Museum. You can learn more and book now on the Screaming Raptor Zip Lines page.
After enjoying your zip line adventure, be sure to take in the lights as you walk through the beautiful Eden Botanical Gardens. Then, catch a glimpse of the amazing events that surrounded our Savior’s birth with our live nativity and meet our animals in the Eden Animal Experience. Then enjoy a Christmas concert inside Legacy Hall, do a little shopping, and so much more. Entrance to ChristmasTown at the Creation Museum is free starting at 5 p.m. (You only pay for parking).
During your visit to ChristmasTown at the Creation Museum, take advantage of our holiday pricing after 5 p.m. to walk through our exhibits and save! For $14.99, enjoy admission to the museum exhibits and a collectible souvenir mug with unlimited hot chocolate refills the night of your visit. Find out more on our event page.
Continue celebrating this special time of the year with a trip to our sister attraction for ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter! See the life-size Ark lit up in rainbow-colored lights, glide across the Glice® skating rink, enjoy a Christmas buffet, shop for unique gifts, meet adorable zoo animals, catch an animated show that shares a Christmas message of hope in the Answers Center, and more!
As a way of showing our appreciation to our neighbors, we’re offering free parking for residents in eight counties surrounding the Creation Museum and the Ark Encounter (Kentucky’s Grant, Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Pendleton, Gallatin, and Owen counties and Indiana’s Dearborn county). Just show us your driver’s license, and you can enjoy free parking.
Start planning your trip to join us for ChristmasTown at the Creation Museum, and don’t forget to add the zip lines to your visit! Be sure to share your favorite ChristmasTown at the Creation Museum photos with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter using #creationmuseum.