See the Ark Under Construction!

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How many times in your life will you have the opportunity to view the Ark while it’s under construction? Well, our full-size Noah’s Ark is currently being built in Williamstown, Kentucky, and you and your family can come and watch the crews assembling the lumber and timber framing.

Visit the Ark

Construction Viewing Area Closed

The observation area to view the Ark’s construction is now closed, but the park will be open to the public on July 7, 2016. Plan your visit to the life-size Noah’s Ark.

The lumber that will be used to construct the timber-frame Ark—the largest timber-frame structure in the world, we’ve been told—is now arriving to the Ark Encounter site. And once the lumber begins to be put together by our Amish craftsmen, the Ark will begin to take shape quickly! It will be amazing to watch it take shape and see how massive the biblical Ark really was. To allow people to have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch the Ark being built, we’ve constructed a viewing point safely outside of the hard hat area.

Watch the video below to see the cranes raise the first bent into place. The remaining bents will be raised throughout the summer.

This viewing area will be open seven days a week (weather permitting) from June 1 until around September. You can visit between 11:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Because we have to employ staff and provide parking for this special viewing area, the cost per vehicle will be $20. Creation Museum members can bring a vehicle for $10, and Ark Encounter Boarding Pass holders visit for free! Tickets can be picked up at the Creation Museum or at the Ark site itself, but people should check the Ark Encounter website first for information and updates (e.g., weather issues may require us to close the observation area). Note: because of a lack of turnaround space, no RVs and buses, please.

To learn more about this unique opportunity and to find ticket details, visit the Ark Encounter website.

And don’t forget to take advantage of our 2 Buy 2 program—did you notice the allusion to the Ark there and animals coming to it “two by two”?—at the Creation Museum this year. Buy two tickets and receive two tickets of equal or lesser value free. Visit our website for more details.

Thanks for stopping by and thanks for praying,

This item was written with the assistance of AiG’s research team.

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