Learn all about Noah. The Noah exhibit features displays that explore Noah’s early days, how primitive of a time it was, the sin of the world, Noah’s grace and the construction of the Ark.
Step back in time to meet Noah’s family members who lived aboard the Ark with him. In Noah’s Family you will discover what it was like to live in the world before the Flood and what kind of technology they had. Learn about the life of Noah’s wife and sons Shem, Ham and Japheth.
There are many stories around the world all centred on a worldwide flood. Explore Flood to find out if these legends originated in actual historical events. What happened to Noah, the animals and the Earth after the Flood are also explored in this exhibit.
Ararat Ridge Zoo
Lifelike sculpted animals along with live animals from around the world, at the Ark Encounter’s Ararat Ridge Zoo represent the animals that lived during Noah’s lifetime. Meet a mom and baby Tibetan yak that are domestic high mountainous terrain animals and exotic animals from around the world like kangaroos, ostriches, emus, and lizards. Exhibits at Ararat Ridge Zoo answer questions about how Noah cared for animals on the Ark and how the Ark was big enough to fit them all on board.
Shop the Ark Encounter Gift Store
If time permits, explore the Ark Encounter’s gift store. Boasting over 12,000 square feet of space, the gift store carries merchandise related to the Ark Encounter and other Biblical accounts.
Located outside the Ark is Emzara’s Kitchen, the Ark Encounter’s two-story, casual restaurant. Enjoy all your favorites like burgers, chicken tenders and pizza. For something healthier, grab a fresh salad topped with shredded fire-braised chicken or a southwest chipotle wrap. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Creative Kernels traditional kettle corn.
Quench your thirst or satisfy a hunger pang at the Ark’s snack stand. Located on the first deck of the Ark, the snack stand offers a variety of snacks and drinks to meet the needs of everyone.
- The Ark’s Guest Services Team is ready to assist you with any needs during your visit to the Ark Encounter and can be found near the park entrance.
- Don’t forget your camera. You are welcome to photograph and record all of the Ark. Encounter’s exhibits.
- The Ark Encounter is ADA compliant. Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis at a fee.