Creation College Expo 2022 – Williamstown, KY | Answers in Genesis

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Our partner hotels offer special rates to Ark Encounter guests. To receive these rates please book your hotel at

Q: Will I receive registration confirmation through the mail?
A: No. When registering, you will receive confirmation on the screen (with an order number) when you complete your registration; this will be followed by an email confirmation.

Q: Will we have to pay for parking?
A: Be sure to bring your registration confirmation, either a printed hard copy or on your phone. You will need to show your confirmation to College Expo to receive free parking.

Q: When and where do I check in?
A: Check-in starts at 9:00 a.m., Thursday–Saturday, November 3–5. You can check-in at any point during the conference. When you arrive at the Ark Encounter, 1 Ark Encounter Drive, Williamstown, Kentucky, make your way to the ticket booth area. Look for the College Expo Banner. Please bring your email confirmation and show to the greeters who will provide students a wrist band for interior exhibits on the ark and any chaperons will receive a different color wrist band. This will allow you to get on the bus that takes you to the Answers Center. Go in the Answers Center Auditorium and there you will check in.

Q: Do we need to attend all three days of the Expo?
A: No. You can attend one, two, or three days. Many students can go through the hall and visit all schools in one day. Others may want to take two days to go through the hall. You may want to plan to use at least one day to visit the Ark.

Q: How do students get their free pass to the Interior Exhibits on the Ark Encounter?
A: The interior exhibits on the Ark Encounter pass will be available for students with a color of the day wrist band. Note: The free student Ark Encounter pass is only valid during College Expo.

Q: How do parents, family members, and chaperones get their 20% discount passes to the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum?
A: Go with your student to the ticket booth (at Creation Museum entrance, Ark Encounter entrance, or Answers Center at Ark Encounter). Show them the College Expo confirmation or your student’s lanyard/name badge to purchase your pass at a 20% discount. Students will also need to purchase a Creation Museum pass for 20% discount.

Q: What is the closest airport to the Ark Encounter/Answers Center?
A: The Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG), located about ten minutes from the Creation Museum and 45 minutes from Ark Encounter.

Q: Are there any discounts on hotels?
A: Our partner hotels offer special rates to Ark Encounter guests. To receive these rates please book your hotel at

Q: Is there a shuttle from the airport to the Museum or the Ark?
A: No, there is no transportation provided from the airport. Some hotels may provide transportation to the Creation Museum, but you will need to check with your hotel. There is no transportation provided to the Ark Encounter and you will need to rent a car if you are flying in for the conference.

Q: Does registration for the conference include meals?
A: You are on your own for meals. Food is sold in the Answers Center lobby and Emzara’s Kitchen (a favorite of many) is next to the Ark. There may also be other food vendors available.