The reason we are building the ark is not as an entertainment center. I mean it’s not like a Disney or Universal, just for anyone to go and have fun. It’s a religious purpose. It’s because we’re Christians and we want to get the Christian message out.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Ark Encounter Set To Open In Kentucky
Today's New York Times has a background piece on Kentucky's Ark Encounter-- the massive $102 million Noah's Ark display scheduled to open July 7. The project has been the subject of extensive controversy over whether state tourism subsidies are appropriate. (See prior posting.) The Times quotes Ark Encounter promoter, Ken Ham: