Creation & Earth History Museum

Biblical History

The Creation and Earth History Museum is a showcase for a literal six-day creation and young earth with an ever-growing emphasis on God’s design in creation.


Santee, California

Dr. Henry Morris’ Institute of Creation Research launched the Creation and Earth History Museum in 1992. For 20 years, ICR developed and grew the exhibits and following. Upon ICR’s move to Texas, the entire museum and its contents were sold to Scantibodies Laboratory, Inc.

Tom Cantor, the owner of Scantibodies Laboratory, Inc., and his wife Cheryl founded a non-profit 501c3 ministry called Light and Life Foundation. The Light and Life Foundation owns the museum.

Points of Interest


Take a journey through time, and navigate your day through the Biblical account of Science and History. Our Museum exhibits include the six days of Creation, the Fall of Man, Noah’s Ark, Grand Canyon and Mt St Helens, Ice Age, Ancient Civilizations, the Hall of Scholars, Dinosaur Gardens, and our newest edition, the Human Anatomy Exhibit.

Creation and Earth History Museum

Helpful Tips

Creation and Earth History Museum

What you need to know

  • Admission to the Creation and Earth History Museum is free, as is parking.
  • Self-guided tours take at minimum 1.5 hours to complete—many families stay all day! Guided tours are available Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Bring your camera! Kids especially love our live animals on display!
  • Membership is available and offers you and/or your family exclusive Creation and Earth History benefits.

Thank you in advance for

  • Accompanying all children under 12
  • Arriving on time for scheduled tours
  • Enjoying your food, beverage, and gum outside (bottled water is OK; private events excluded from food restrictions)
  • Not smoking on the grounds
  • Understanding only service animals are permitted

For your convenience, the Creation and Earth History Museum offers

  • Walk thru folding chairs
  • Family restrooms
  • Bookstore and Gift Shop
  • Basic first aid amenities
  • Ice aged air conditioned facilities


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