Creation Museum's attendance exceeds expectations

Posted by DarthDilbert at 6/16/2009 11:17:00 AM

Two years after its controversial opening, the Creation Museum has drawn 720,000 visitors, far more than the 250,000 annually organizers predicted. It brought in $7 million in receipts last fiscal year, with organizers saying it has had an economic impact of more than $20 million.

Along the way, it has become a popular science field trip destination for Christian schools, religious and home-school groups and public-school clubs. Students represent many of the museum's group visitors, which make up roughly 20 percent to 30 percent of overall attendance, officials said.

I encourage everyone to head down there and visit the museum. My family have a lifetime membership and frequently share our guest passes with family and friends.

The Courier-Journal


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