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
At the 75,000-square-foot Creation Museum, the pages of the Bible dramatically come to life. Journey through biblical history as you marvel at the Garden of Eden alongside Adam and Eve, and discover more about Noah’s Ark and the Flood. There’s more than enough to see and do!
The history of the Bible vividly comes to life at the world-class Creation Museum. Take a walk through the Seven C’s of History and immerse yourself in Genesis chapters 1–11.Learn More
From hands-on educational programs to presentations from our engaging speakers, the museum offers a variety of events. Enhance your time with these fun learning experiences.Learn More
Explore all the Creation Museum has to offer by strolling through the beautiful botanical gardens, getting up close to the animals in our zoo, catching a show in the special effects theater, and more.Learn More
Animatronic dinosaurs and people, real fossils, holograms, and more bring the history of the Bible to life.Learn More
Explore the idyllic Garden of Eden alongside Adam and Eve. You’ll see Adam naming the animals, the creation of Eve, the tree of life, and the serpent cunningly coiled in the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil.Learn More
Meet Ebenezer, our stunning full-size Allosaurus. He’s a testament to the reality of the global Flood of Noah’s day and the truth of God’s Word.Learn More
Learn how the Flood left behind layer upon layer of rocks and fossils in the present, spread right across continents.Learn more
From hands-on workshops to presentations from our engaging speakers, the Creation Museum offers many different events. Enhance your time with these fun learning experiences, whether it’s your first, fifth, or fifteenth visit!Learn More
Whatever your passion, we have a variety of hands-on educational programs that will help you explore God’s creation in an exciting and memorable way.Learn More
Enjoy hearing from a dynamic speaker during your visit. You’ll learn more about God’s Word and God’s world during these special, family-friendly presentations.Learn More
Looking for the perfect adventure for your youth group or Christian school? Try a sleepover at the Creation Museum. Take a flashlight tour of the exhibits—and watch out for dinosaurs!Learn More
Learn from the experts! Get a closer look as you enjoy a guided tour of the museum or gorgeous grounds led by scientists and knowledgeable speakers.Learn More
Learn about the events that surrounded our Savior’s birth. Enjoy the dazzling lights, see the live nativity, and have fun at our free annual Christmas Town event.Learn More
A visit to the Creation Museum isn't complete without experiencing all it has to offer. Take a stroll through the beautiful botanical gardens, soar across the lake on the zip lines, catch a show in the special effects theater or planetarium, and so much more!
Sit back and be amazed as the planetarium projector displays vividly realistic images upon a 30-foot-diameter dome, allowing stargazers to travel anywhere in the universe.Learn More
The Creation Museum’s beautifully themed gardens and three-acre lake invite guests to enjoy a mile of paved and accessible trails. Cross over multiple bridges and view a variety of waterfalls as you explore the beauty of God’s creation all around you.Learn More
Soar across the lake and through the trees on our Screaming Raptor Zip Lines or take on the challenge of our aerial adventure course.Learn more
Fall in love with wallabies, coatis, goats, alpacas, and more in our zoo.Learn More
Since we opened in 2007, we’ve added a host of new exhibits and additions to the Creation Museum and grounds here in N. Kentucky. And these upgrades are continuing with our newest addition—a brand-new, state-of-the-art children’s playground.
Our Special Effects Theater is a state-of-the-art 4D theater, complete with comfy seats that rumble, shake, and deliver other surprises. The cinema projector generates 34,000 lumens, giving you a bright, crisp image on the big screen. It’s truly an experience to remember!Find Out More
Whether you are looking for a meal or just a snack, the Creation Museum has several dining options to satisfy your hunger. Enjoy lunch at Noah’s Café or Palm Café, or satisfy your sweet tooth with ice cream from Noah's Coffee or some of Uncle Leroy’s fudge!Learn More
Explore dinosaurs and dragons in this medieval-themed environment while you browse through a wide range of books, gifts, and other mementos that will help you remember your Creation Museum experience for years to come.Learn more
Located 45 minutes from the Creation Museum in the beautiful Williamstown, Kentucky, the Ark Encounter features a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. Spanning 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high, this modern engineering marvel amazes visitors young and old.