In mid December I flew to Cincinnati airport to meet my mother-in-law and sister-in-law for a mini vacation together to see the life-sized Noah’s Ark and Creation Museum. I have wanted to see the Creation Museum for many years, and once I heard about the Ark being built I knew I had to get there. If you have never been I highly recommend them both. They recommend one full day for the Ark and two full days for the Creation Museum and that is exactly what we did. Both are so well done, you will not be disappointed.
To see the Ark up close was amazing. It is the size of the original Ark in the Bible so you really get a feel for what it was like. To think about Noah and his family in there with all of those animals is really incredible. Those women deserve an extra crown for that. I’m not sure how well I would have handled it. My husband says if I had been on the Ark we would have fewer animal species today. He is probably right!
Look at this thing up close! It truly is mind blowing that Noah’s family built an Ark this size.
Yeah, we look pretty small next to this grandiose vessel.
That’s me and my mother-in-law. I like to keep it classy when taking pics.
Inside is beautiful and amazing, but also practical and well thought out. They show animals that would have been on the Ark and possible ways they would be fed and cared for. Here are just a few. They estimated that each family member would feed and care for 85 animals per day. Can you imagine!
Just a few animals. We took too many pics to put them all here. They were very real looking though.
Noah talked and the bird on the desk moved its head the whole time. Very well done.
Noah and the dove.
The world is deceived.
One of the 7 D’s of Deception.
On to The Creation Museum.
Adam and the animals.
Adam and Eve.
Methuselah. He talked and moved as well.
Noah and one of his sons building the Ark.
Outside was decorated for Christmas and it was beautiful. These pics do not do it justice as these are from my phone. Here are just a few.
It was difficult to decide which pictures to include in this post. I tried to choose those that might pique your interest. We didn’t have a lot of time to do other sightseeing but we just stumbled on this spot by the Ohio River. I bet it is beautiful in the summer and fall.
We were on the Kentucky side of the river, but on the other side is Ohio.
We kept seeing a lot of these white trees.
I hope you enjoyed your peek into the Ark and Creation Museum. Hopefully you will one day be able to visit it for yourself.