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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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Way more entertaining then I imagined

My wife and I and our ten year old son spend an hour and a half here and really enjoyed it much more then we thought we would. We thought it may be cheesy, but the displays were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

My wife and I and our ten year old son spend an hour and a half here and really enjoyed it much more then we thought we would. We thought it may be cheesy, but the displays were really interesting and surprising. PROS It's all authentic Not crowded so there is enough time to read things There is some interactive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I love Cliffton Hill and I love Ripleys! So of course I love this museum! Lots of fun! I can't wait to go back :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

American or Canadian military get 5$ tickets ..which was awesome for us instead of paying 30$ something bucks. It took us about an 1,5 hrs to read and look through... i liked it, better than the NJ Ripley.. the whole area is very touristy so if you have kids, they will have lots of places to visit. The discount also... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Ripley's is indeed fun and definitely worth a visit if you've never been to one before; enjoyed the museum, there were certainly many interesting items on display! If you're interested in oddities than this certainly is the place for you!

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Ogdensburg, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

It costs a LOT to do anything with a family of 7, but not here! Thank you for supporting veterans! The kids loved it and we thought it was fun. Had we paid full price I am sure the review would have been much different.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We haven't been for some time, but our kids are into the books. There wasn't much of a change since the last time we visited (about 10 years ago). Some parts were cool (the tunnel and some optical illusions), but others were quite frankly racist, based on an outdated notion of what is considered "weird".

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

March break we choose one museum to try out . grabbed a deal from comfort inn, family of four $30 to go in we spent about 1.5 hrs taking our time. interesting displays, most for you to read and get a feel for, some Niagara Falls stuff there as well great nastalgia. kids 10 and 12 enjoyed it. great pictures... More 

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Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Ripley's museum in Niagara Falls is a fun place to go with the family, it's informative, interesting and funny. We had a good couple of Hours with 3 young teens. Lots of bizarre things to see.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We visited with a family group of pre-schoolers, adults & senior. There was very little for the children and the darkened rooms made it less approachable or comfortable for them. The exhibits certainly seem to have a theme of the grotesque and deformed, sectioned into fairly small, claustrophobic sections and surprisingly amateurish signs and explanations (e.g. mispellings) for the price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Brilliant time. Lots to see and talk about. Worth money to. Fascinating for sure. Nothing not to like. Take your time to read and enjoy.

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