24 September 2007

Creation Museum

Several weekends ago we visited the Creation Museum near Cincinnati. The obvious draw for Micah was the dinosaurs and there were quite a few. It was a great opportunity to talk to the kids about creation vs. evolution and God and the universe.

The museum was really a gospel presentation which presented history from creation to the end. All the exhibits were based around the seven C's: Creation, Corruption, Catastrophe, Confusion, Christ, Cross, Consummation. After some introductory rooms the C's really started with a film about the first six days of creation in a dramatic reading of Gen 1. Then you went into the Garden, to the Fall, to the Flood, to Babel, and finally to Christ and the cross. Nothing much was devoted to the subject of consummation but I suppose that was just a clever way to round out the seven C's and complete the thing.

All in all it was a pretty excellent museum. Especially since a lot of times it seems that Christian presentation are a bit cheesy. This was not. Plus they had a nice planetarium that we saw on the way out. Very well done. I'd definitely give it 4.5 stars since there could have really been a bit more on the science. I suppose if you were not Christian you would probably think it was a flop as far as the science part goes. Anyway, here are the pictures...















2 comments:

musicnazi said...

Awesome. I'd like to take our family there someday, it sounds like a cool place. Especially with how much Emma loves dinosaurs.

R.D. said...

truly child abuse....

And we as a country wonder why we're slipping behind the rest of the world in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathmatics (STEM subects).