Creation Museum is off I-275 exit 11, then .3 mi. s. on SR 8 and following signs to 2800 Bullittsburg Church Rd. The 70,000-square-foot museum offers a walk-through of biblical history from the Creationist perspective and features murals, animatronic dinosaurs and life-size human beings, a two-story dinosaur exhibit, an exotic animal petting zoo, a fossil exhibit, a botanical garden and a mile-long nature trail. The Special Effects Theater’s Men in White show is a 22-minute presentation exploring the events as described in the Bible. A 25-minute show in the domed Stargazer’s Planetarium also is available. A zipline course is available.
Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
(2-day ticket includes walk-through history, botanical gardens, Special Effects theater and petting zoo) $29.95; $23.95 (ages 60+); free (ages 0-12). Planetarium $7.95. Zipline $39-$128.
Hours: Museum Mon.-Fri. 10-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. noon-6. Petting zoo Mon.-Fri. 10:30-6, Sat. 9:30-6, Sun. 12:30-6. Theater shows are offered every half-hour, beginning with 15 minutes after opening. Planetarium shows are offered on the hour and half-hour. Last admission is 1 hour before closing. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.