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In pictures: Inside Ohio's creationism museum

Just off Interstate 275, across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, you’ll find a sophisticated museum that transports you back 6,000 years, to when T. Rex and others roamed the planet along with humans. That’s the timeline followed by the Creation Museum, a four-year-old facility that adheres to the belief that everything written in Genesis, the first book of the Bible, is literally true.

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An Adam and Eve depiction at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY Oct 13, 2012. The facility presents an account of the origins of the universe, life, mankind according to the Book of Genesis in the bible.

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Visitors view an exhibit at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY Oct 13, 2012. The facility presents an account of the origins of the universe, life, mankind according to the Book of Genesis in the bible.

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The front gate of the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY Oct 14, 2012. The facility presents an account of the origins of the universe, life, mankind according to the Book of Genesis in the bible.

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Children pet a Zorse, a Zebra Hybrid, in the petting zoo area at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY Oct 13, 2012. The facility presents an account of the origins of the universe, life, mankind according to the Book of Genesis in the bible.

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Visitors view an exhibit at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY Oct 13, 2012. The facility presents an account of the origins of the universe, life, mankind according to the Book of Genesis in the bible.

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Visitors at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY photograph a sketch of a proposed life-size replica of Noah's Ark on display Oct 14, 2012. The facility presents an account of the origins of the universe, life, mankind according to the Book of Genesis in the bible.

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An exhibit at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY Oct 13, 2012. The facility presents an account of the origins of the universe, life, mankind according to the Book of Genesis in the bible.

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Visitors view an exhibit at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY Oct 13, 2012. The facility presents an account of the origins of the universe, life, mankind according to the Book of Genesis in the bible.

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Visitors at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY discuss a scale model of Noah's Ark on display Oct 14, 2012. The facility presents an account of the origins of the universe, life, mankind according to the Book of Genesis in the bible.

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Visitors view an exhibit at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY Oct 13, 2012. The facility presents an account of the origins of the universe, life, mankind according to the Book of Genesis in the bible.

Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail

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Visitors at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, KY walk through the garden section Oct 13, 2012. The facility presents an account of the origins of the universe, life, mankind according to the Book of Genesis in the bible.

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