Seaford, Delaware: Noah's Ark Church

Church with an Ark facade and peek-a-boo giraffes.

Seaford Wesleyan Church

Address:
26630 Sussex Hwy, Seaford, DE
Directions:
On southbound US 13, just north of town near Rd 534.
Admission:
Free
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Noah's Ark Church

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

The Ark.

Noah's Ark Church

The Ark church with giraffes, elephants and zebras peeking over the top.

[Laurie Zambrano, 06/04/2016]
Noah's Ark Church

The Seaford Wesleyan Church, also known as the Ark Church, has the facade of Noah's Ark with peek-a-boo animals.

[Ben, 08/14/2015]
Noah's Ark Church

We went looking for this church. We got to the exact intersection at Route 13 and Tharp Road. Went down Tharp Road, it's all being built., There was no church. We checked the surrounding area and still no church. It wasn't on the Garmin and no one seemed to know what we were talking about.

[Rochelle, 06/12/2012]
Wooden Ark

Update: The ark is still there, and it is an impressive sight. However, a disclaimer: don't go expecting to see a church in the shape of an ark. Rather, it is a church with the front of an ark attached to it (there's a difference. If you see it, you'll know what I'm talking about). Still, it is neat to see. The church is the "New Horizon Church," and the people there are very friendly. Also, the parking lot is made of small stones and crushed seashells.

Directions: Driving into Seaford, going south on RT 13, you'll see it on the right hand side. Pay close attention, because trees block the ark's view from the road, and it is easy to miss. There is a sign for H+R Block on the opposite side of the road a little ways away.

[John Bender, 11/25/99, 11/25/1999]
Wooden Ark

On Rt. 13, near Seaford, there is a church that looks like a large wooden ark. I am not sure of the denomination. Look for it on your right as you head south, it is easily visible from the road. There are even 2 giraffes peaking their heads out from it.

[Kate M., 07/26/1999]

Last week we spotted two other ark buildings along Hwy 98 between Panama City and Fort Walton Beach, FL.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Big CrabBig Crab, Delmar, DE - 11 mi.
Logging Truck TombstoneLogging Truck Tombstone, Sharptown, MD - 9 mi.
World's Largest Frying PanWorld's Largest Frying Pan, Georgetown, DE - 12 mi.
In the region:
Cannonball House, Lewes, DE - 27 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

October 15, 2019

My Sights

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Delaware Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Mothman Museum, Point Pleasant, West Virginia (Oct 14-20, 2019)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Seaford, Delaware

Nightly rates found:

Hotels Near...

Book Now