Creation Museum has good business
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The museum exhibits are taken from the Old Testament, but the special effects are pure Hollywood: a state-of-the-art planetarium, animatronics and a massive model of Noah’s Ark, all intended to explain the origins of the universe from a biblical viewpoint.
The Creation Museum in rural northern Kentucky, which teaches life’s beginnings through a literal interpretation of the Bible, says it has drawn more than 550,000 visitors since opening in May 2007.
For creationists — Christians who believe the Bible’s first chapter of Genesis is the literal telling of the universe’s start — the museum is a godsend. Many have returned with family and friends, some from faraway states, arguing it’s one of the few museums with a Christian worldview.
Many scientists say they fear damaging effects on science education when young people tour the museum and fail to square its lessons with what they’re learning in school.
From the Associated Press