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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum

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Address: 4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3N4, Canada
Phone Number: 905-356-2238
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Description: Located in the heart of Niagara Falls on Clifton Hill since 1963, the...
Located in the heart of Niagara Falls on Clifton Hill since 1963, the always growing Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum still holds on to the reputation as Niagara’s best museum. Authentic shrunken heads, the world’s rarest egg and two-headed animals are only the beginning here. Housing an impressive collection of the odd, strange and unbelievable from around the world, the museum showcases over 700 mind boggling exhibits, oddities, curiosities and illusions throughout their extraordinarily themed galleries. Several videos and displays allow for an interactive experience leaving you to decide whether you believe it or not!Take a stroll through what is perhaps the most humorous of cemeteries, containing various gravestones engravings that will make you giggle with disbelief. Among the museum’s strange and unbelievable artifacts is the Niagara Theatre. It is the only one of its kind in Niagara Falls! Guests are invited to sit down, relax and get blown away by the museum’s film showcasing those daredevils brave enough to face the wrath of the falling water, and those who accidentally took a trip over the falls. Plenty of photo-ops are also scattered around the museum from an 18th Century Spanish Public Humiliation Stock to the world’s tallest man’s Chippendale Chair. Kids of all ages (as well as adults!) love to engage themselves in Ripley’s Wacky Explorative Room where they are challenged with various curiosities and interactive displays such as the very popular shadow wall.Spend anywhere from an hour to an entire day exploring the first class entertainment that Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum has to offer. For years, the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum has shocked and amazed tourists from all over the world as well as residents from the Niagara Region. No matter the reason for your visit to Niagara Falls, Ripley’s Believe It or Not should be a “must see” on your itinerary!
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Was better then i thought! If i had one criticism it would be that the description placks at some displays were hard to read because of the low light. But enjoyed my time there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

There is a lot of kewl stuff to see and touch, they make these really cool hand wax impressions and the prices for things are reasonable, if your going too see more than just one or two things, be sure to buy your attractions tickets in a bundle packages as you save on three or more, and trust me once... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Was better then i thought! If i had one criticism it would be that the description placks at some displays were hard to read because of the low light. But enjoyed my time there, wish i would have done a wax hand!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

The museum is filled with many hands on displays, the obvious weird items and things that kids can relate too. We are museum people and getting the kids to look at things can be difficult, but not here!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This was more fun than I expected it to be. It does take a good chunk of time if you are going to really read and comprehend all the exhibits. But my husband and I liked it and so did the kids...not always an easy thing to find!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

If in Niagara Falls and you have to pick one attraction, I'd pick this one. It's fun and informative. Check the website out though. I got admission to Ripley's museum and Louis Tussaud's Waxworks for $19.99 http://www.ripleys.com/niagarafalls/

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

It's something fun to do during your stay, especially if the weather isn't so nice. Families with very small kids may not enjoy, but my pre teens enjoyed it and saw some cool things.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Believe it or not this place is boring and a waste of your money. Stay away and save your money go somewhere else.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This museum was a step up from Guinness that's for sure. The same price but displays were more interesting and entertaining - neat stuff about the Falls as well including some films. If you are picking one of the 2 I would definitely pick Ripleys

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

At first, I was a little reluctant to visit this attraction but I was wrong, it was quite interesting, a bit all over the place, but that's sort of the idea behind it. I must admit that the "torture" section freaked me out, but I guess that's also part of the experience of the museum. I must admit that the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Went to this with my family and found it was a great way to spend time together. There was a lot to see and the tunnel bridge kept our attention for longer than I care to admit. Overall I would say worth it if you haven't gone before.

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