Would You Pay to Tour Noah’s Ark?

Posted: March 9, 2011 in america, creation, current events, misc

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Ken Ham, founder of Answers in Genesis, is betting that you will.  He’ll need you, and thousands of other interested patrons, to pay for the $150 million “Ark Encounter” he’s planning to open in 2014. NPR reports,

The park’s centerpiece will be a replica of Noah’s Ark, a wooden boat longer than a football field. Other attractions include a first-century Middle Eastern Village, a Tower of Babel and a Walled City.

This “biblical” theme park (for lack of a better phrase) will compliment Ham’s other “biblical” attraction – the Creation Museum, which attempts to provide evidence for what Ham claims the Bible clearly teaches: that the creation of the world occurred about 6,000 years ago in six literal, 24-hour days (see my series of posts on the creation issue entitled, “Free to Disagree“).

I wonder if they’ll have a “flood simulation” as well?


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