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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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Good fun for an hour or so

Ripley's was a good place to spend an hour or so whilst it was raining outside. It wasn't too busy which meant that there was time to look at all of the exhibits properly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Strathroy, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

More educational than we expected. Lots of fun facts and neat artifacts. Great for both kids and adults!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Ripley's was a good place to spend an hour or so whilst it was raining outside. It wasn't too busy which meant that there was time to look at all of the exhibits properly rather than feeling like you were being rushed through.

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Sioux Falls, SD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Located near the top of Clifton Hill just before Kelsey's Bar and Grill ( reviewed elsewhere), this is a must see for all ages. There is something for everyone from the animal oddities, to human stupidity to minatures requiring microscopes. Well worth the admission - especially when paired with Tuassad's wax museum - saved 10 bucks each.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This place is so much fun. You may feel rushed when it is busy but if you take the time to read all the information that goes along with the exhibits/artifacts it is very informative. The new Willard Wigan Miniatures exhibit is fascinating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Pros - We spent a good hour and a half, which is extremely long compared to most attractions here. So like I mentioned worth every penny for sure. They also changed a lot of they're stuff since I've been there around 3 years ago. Worth the revisit! Cons - Crowded

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Toronto, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Been in Ripleys many times and still enjoy every minute of it.. Especially the shrunken heads display and all of the oddities he collected from around the world. Amazing museum and its a must see when visiting Niagara Falls. Dont rush through and take your time to read and view all exhibits to be amazed.. One thing that amazed me... More 

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East Wakefield, NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It was good & just like anuy of the other Ripleys you would go to. I like the inter acting things that they have in there

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I had never experiences a "believe it or not" museum and didn't expect to much. I was surprised to see the history and interesting things in the museum. Current display - Smallest statues - was amazing.

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Auburn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

There's not much left in Clifton Hill that I enjoy, but this one is always a good stop. There's the typical Ripley's attractions that make you grossed out or doubt it could ever be true, but the touch of Niagara in many of its exhibits is a special touch. Even Niagara has many stories beyond belief, and then there are... More 

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Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Fun for everyone. Tickets are pricey, but so is everything in this area. Lots of fun and weird stuff to see.

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Additional Information about Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum

Address: 4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3N4, Canada
Phone Number: 905-356-2238
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara Falls
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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