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Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum

Address: 6780 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028 (Hollywood)
Phone Number: 323-466-6335
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Type: Specialty museums, Museums
Owner description: The scene along Hollywood Boulevard has always been a bit strange...
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Type: Specialty museums, Museums
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Owner description: The scene along Hollywood Boulevard has always been a bit strange, but now, the entirely new Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Hollywood Odditorium takes it to the next level of bizarre, amazing, unbelievable and downright fun. With a Colossal Emphasis on Tinseltown, Everything inside is new and unbelievable!The Hollywood Odditorium is open again after a temporary closure to give the show a major facelift – in true Hollywood fashion!Visitors to Ripley’s historic Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue attraction will be greeted by the iconic dinosaur on the roof, but inside they’ll find hundreds of new unbelievable exhibits – many of them hands on and interactive –all designed for family fun and entertainment! Celebrities take center stage here, including Brad Pitt, Jack Nicholson, Frank Sinatra, Liz Taylor and Marilyn Monroe – but in ways people have never seen. Guests will find celebrity creations carved from phone books, pasted from junk mail, created from candy and even a lifesized Arnold Schwarzenegger “Terminator” statue covered in dozens of three-dimensional scenes from some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters. Eclectic may be the best word to describe the new collection of nearly 500 different exhibits – all unusual, all family-friendly. Most are one-of-a-kind items, like the actual flag a Chilean miner draped over his shoulder when he emerged from being trapped underground after 69 days, it’s signed by all 33 of the men who were rescued. Other unusual items include a 1975 FBI Wanted poster for Patty Hearst, 17th century dog armor, a purse made from soda cans and gallery after gallery of early, weird, rare and often bizarre Hollywood celebrity artifacts. “Our completely new show will absolutely knock our guest’s socks off!” said Andrea Silverman, manager of Ripley’s Believe It or Not Hollywood Odditorium. “We’ve assembled an unbelievable collection that people will never forget.”Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Hollywood is open 364 days a year, 10 a.m. to midnight. The Odditorium is located at 6780 Hollywood Blvd., and is only closed the day the Oscars are held across the street at the Kodak Theatre.
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Rolla, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

There was so many fun and interesting things to see. We really enjoyed it. Around every corner is something new. Recommend!

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There were some interesting displays, but our group found that for the price $17/person, it was over priced. We all walked out and looked at each other wondering "is that it?".

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Adelaide
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My daughter finds this fascinating, so in we go! Always a bit different in each place, interesting in a creepy way!

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Woodstock, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

A little weird but that's what you expect when you go there. Scared me from the jump but it wS fun to see a lot of the stuff inside. Definitely didn't disappoint. The stuff at the front were hilarious...made it a great experience

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Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Ripley's was a museum with a bit of a difference... so many "odd" items... and interactive screens.. extremely wheelchair friendly.. we loved the psychadelic screen at the end of the visit.. recommended!

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

It's alway great to go to one Ripleys but they are a lot the same. If your interested in this stuff then it's great to go. Or if you are traveling with kids. We enjoyed it

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Mackay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We got tickets for $1 in the black friday sales - so I wasn't really thinking about value for money when we visited. I personally loved the museum. I thought there was lots of interesting things to read and look at. My partner is a bit of a big kid and likes hands on things to keep him entertained. He... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

If you have kids I think this is better than Guiness book of world records. Has more activities and hands on things to do. Kids loved it. For sure thing to go into of the things we visited In hollywood

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Super tacky and if your kids are over 10 years old, it's a waste. Weird stuff. We should have realized when the staff didn't seem to care if we purchased tickets or not. It seemed to be a brick and mortor freak show. Really not worth the time or money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is a good place to visit if you looking to spend some time entertain while in California. Here you will see hilarious things. You can expend good 4 hours of your trip. Kids will enjoy the visit. Is not to different to others this kind musseums. I recomend the visit.

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