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Ark Encounter features a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. It spans 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high.
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Ark Encounter is the largest timber frame structure in the world, built from standing dead timber, in part by skilled Amish craftsmen. The Ark is an architectural and engineering wonder containing three decks of world-class exhibits.
Leave Early as there is usually a line of cars waiting at the gate. Wonderful Experience!
Ark Encounter is a Christian religious and creationist theme park that opened in Grant County, Kentucky in 2016. The centerpiece of the park is a large representation of Noah's Ark based on the Genesis flood narrative contained in the Bible. It is 510 feet (155 m) long, 85 feet (26 m) wide,…
The Ark is a definite "must see" for the Christian community, and is also interesting, I've been told, for those who do not consider themselves part of the Christian religion.
It’s a little bit of a drive, but a lot of people make the trip with no regrets. In addition to exploring the ark, there’s a small zoo with interesting animals not available at the Cincinnati Zoo.
People come from around the world to visit this curious LARGE boat and Ponder details around Noah's Ark. Kids love the live animals and there is a pretty darn good place to eat too!
Amazing replica of the ark with so much information to take in, along with a beautiful outdoor animal area and playground. Zipline courses are also available for purchase. To save some money as a family/group, visit the outdoor pizza restaurant and order pizza and breadsticks to share.
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