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Address: 4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3N4, Canada
Phone Number: 905-356-2238
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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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Lots of fun!

When going to the museum I didn't know what to expect. The entire museum is interesting from start to finish. You learn a lot of fun facts throughout the exhibit that I never knew... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
St. Catharines, Canada
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Durham, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always read the publications and intrigued by the venue. Not as exciting as I had hoped maybe I have seen it all LOL

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When going to the museum I didn't know what to expect. The entire museum is interesting from start to finish. You learn a lot of fun facts throughout the exhibit that I never knew even existed! It is a very fun and educational activity that I think any age group would enjoy taking part in!

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Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll say this... my 9 year old did NOT like the "scary" stuff but it was interesting none the less. Buy your tickets online!

Thank GinaLece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We were visiting as a family, with my 4 kids. They liked it but they need to be able to know how to read to really appreciate it. We did it and would not to it again.

Thank Cloclo4
St. Albert, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Last time i was here was 9 years ago and they have changed it since then. Always love learning fun facts. Lots of interesting pictures, artifacts, interactive displays. I was told it will only be open for a short time as it will be getting a facelift.

Thank EspressoCanadian
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is a great place to see some really bizarre stuff. They have alot of very interesting things, including facts about niagara falls you won't hear anywhere else.

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Jefferson, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I have been to the Ripleys in NYC, and I loved it! Unfortunately, this Ripleys was exactly the same as the NYC location. Bummer! However, if you've never been to a Ripleys, I highly suggest it. It was fun and the facts you learn are awesome. The price wasn't sky high either.

Thank leaheald
Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

this is one of the most fascinating museums at the falls. To me, it beats a haunted house or wax museum. Very interesting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

WE used a coupon to attend. Was totally worth it. May really neat things and lots for kids to touch which was a huge bonus. Some interactive features. But the wax hands at the end were the biggest hit. For a fee they will dip you hand in wax and preserve it (did all my small childrens) so you have... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We go every ten yrs and it doesn't change much but great indoor trip with newbies. Took my 10 yr old daughter and she loved it.

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