USA Today Names 10Best Religious Museums

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Once again, the Ark Encounter, featuring a 510-foot-long Noah’s Ark as its centerpiece, has been chosen the best religious museum in the United States. The results of the “USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice” poll, with 18 nominees, were announced on February 24, 2023. The Ark’s sister attraction, the high-tech Creation Museum, finished second in the voting.  

USA Today’s Top 10 Religious Museums

USA Today’s newspaper subscribers and on-line readers were asked to make their choice among museums that represent diverse religious groups and faith communities.  Destinations ranked in order of the most votes, include: No. 1: Ark Encounter, Williamstown, Kentucky; No. 2: Creation Museum, Petersburg, Kentucky; No. 3: Museum of the Bible, Washington, D.C.; No. 4: Biblical History Center, LaGrange, Georgia; No. 5: The Billy Graham Library, Charlotte, North Carolina; No. 6: National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; No. 7: Cincinnati Skirball Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio; No. 8: Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, Illinois; No. 9: Wycliffe Discovery Center, Orlando, Florida, and No. 10: Saint John Paul II National Shrine, Washington, D.C.

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