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ChristmasTown

Nov. 29 – Dec. 30, 2019
Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Experience the wonder that surrounded the Savior’s birth at this free Christmas event featuring a live nativity, spectacular lights displays, and more!

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Free Christmas Event!

Tour the dazzling garden of lights, reflect on the true meaning of the season at the live nativity, and more during our free annual ChristmasTown at the Creation Museum event. Enjoy all this for only the cost of parking.

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Hours & Dates

ChristmasTown runs every night from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., November 29 through December 30, 2019, in addition to the museum’s regular hours from 10:00 a.m. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Garden of Lights

Stroll through the museum’s botanical gardens amid the breathtaking display of thousands of multi-colored lights. Each year, we add new designs and more color throughout the garden trails, so your experience is never the same!

New Spinosaurus Sculpture

New Buddy Davis Sculptures

See the brand-new life-size Spinosaurus and Styracosaurus steel sculptures, lit up with festive lights. The steel sculptures are impressive, at 40 feet long by 11 feet wide for Spinosaurus and 18 feet long and 7 feet high for Styracosaurus.

Christmastown Zip Lines

Eden Animal Experience

Kids of all ages love the petting zoo, designed to give guests a hands-on experience with God's amazing creatures. Complete the evening with a ride on our friendly camels.

Museum Upgrades Coming Soon

One-third of the Creation Museum will be completely upgraded with amazing new exhibits that will inspire and challenge you! Projected to open in time for ChristmasTown.

Included with Creation Museum admission and the "Upgrade Your Experience" holiday pricing.

Museum Upgrade

New Exhibits

Be among the first to take in the cutting-edge new exhibits on the truth of God’s Word now featured in the Creation Museum. With videos, street art, historic reconstructions, and more, be prepared to stop and marvel.

Included with Creation Museum admission and the "Upgrade Your Experience" holiday pricing.

More Inside the Museum

More Inside the Museum

Stay toasty and warm while touring the Creation Museum's world-class exhibits.

Included with Creation Museum admission and the "Upgrade Your Experience" holiday pricing.

Live Nativity

Step back in time as you view a realistic recreation of the events surrounding the night of our Savior’s birth. Reflect on the true meaning of Christmas as you watch Mary and Joseph with baby Jesus.

Who Is Jesus?
ChristmasTown Zip Line

Zip Lines

Get a bird's-eye view of the colorful lights as you soar down the Screaming Raptor Zip Lines special 3-line Christmas course. Learn more and book today.

Ticket purchase required. Limited availability.

See the Goats

4D Theater

Stay toasty in our new theater and take in an impressive 4D show!

Included with Creation Museum admission and also available for purchase separately.

Tips for Your Visit

weekday
Visit on a weekday for fewer crowds.
parking
Arrive early to get a good parking spot, and carpool if possible.
Snowflake
Dress in layers. It can get quite cold in Northern Kentucky.
Unique Christmas Gifts

Unique Christmas Gifts

Shop for one-of-a-kind, artisanal gifts, apparel, stuffed animals, books, DVDs, and much more, including our large fair trade market!

Turkey Dinner

Food Court & Noah's Café

Warm up with a cup of cocoa from the food court or get a spectacular view of the lights from Noah's Café while dining on our classic turkey or pot roast dinner! Full Noah's Café menu will also be available.

Free Christmas Event!

Catch a glimpse of the remarkable events that surrounded the wonder of Christ’s birth during our 13th annual ChristmasTown at the Creation Museum. Only the cost of parking.

Upgrade your ChristmasTown experience by touring the Creation Museum’s stunning exhibits and enjoying unlimited hot chocolate in an exclusive ChristmasTown souvenir mug: $14.99.* Special pricing available after 5 p.m.

Experience Pricing
Garden of Lights FREE
Live Nativity FREE
Eden Animal Experience FREE
Parking $5 per vehicle
Exhibit Admission Included with Upgrade (see price above*)
4D Theater Included with Upgrade (see price above*)
Exclusive Holiday Mug Included with Upgrade (see price above*)
Unlimited Hot Chocolate Included with Upgrade (see price above*)
Camel Rides $8 per guest
Zip Lines (3-line course) $19.95 per guest

Prices do not include KY sales tax

ChristmasTime
at the Ark

Bring the family to celebrate ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter! See the life-size ark in rainbow-colored lights, glide across the skating rink, enjoy a Christmas buffet, shop for unique gifts, meet adorable zoo animals, and more!