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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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Very intereesting to all family members.

We all found something that amazed us. Had a 15 year old, a 12 year old, and a 4 year old. The parents and children really liked this.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We all found something that amazed us. Had a 15 year old, a 12 year old, and a 4 year old. The parents and children really liked this.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

So I get that it's just an attraction but it's a pretty expensive attraction for what its worth. Some of the facts (Especially in the sports section) were outdated. Most of the interactive things were pay-per-use. When you realized you were at the end its almost like you wanted to walk backwards just to get your money's worth. The kicker... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Extremely awesome to see and read all the interesting things got to take a lot of photos I suggest going later at night if you don't want packed

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

When you would read the ripleys comics.. you would see his sense of adventure knowing that Mr. Ripley would travel the wprld to find all the oddities and mysteries of the world... going to the museum that is the kind of adventure I was hoping for. Instead it was like every other museum.. very dull and kinda boring...

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Hanover, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Was a bit boring ..esp for two small kids 4 and 7. I would not recommended going with smaller children.

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Pontiac, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We hadn't been in several years but I wasn't as impressed this time. I would definitely suggest it for kids and 1st time visitors.

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Kitchener, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Take the time to read about what you are looking at it takes about a hour to go through, but well worth it for Older Adults it is a good choice, but young kids would be board here, we really liked it!

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Kids got to learn many things from this museum. Too many stuffs to read, explore and try on. But there are portions that are dark or poorly lit, so my young boy got scared to walk along the "graveyard". Kids also got to sit down and watched a short film about the Niagara Falls. Overall, the kids liked it. But... More 

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Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

I was expecting something different. Some of the exhibits were very interesting but a lot of them were poorly lit, old and/or faded. It was decent enough to kill some time but I probably won't be going back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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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