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Address: 108 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-293-9939
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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The strangest place in Key West! A museum of the odd, bizarre, and unusual....

The strangest place in Key West! A museum of the odd, bizarre, and unusual. Featuring over 550 exhibits in 10,000 square feet of air conditioned comfort. As seen on TV. Your self guided tour will take you through 15 themed galleries containing some of the most unusual objects, items, and collections, in the world. Robert Ripley traveled to over 200 countries in his lifetime collecting oddities everywhere he went. Featured items include: a shrunken human torso which once belonged to renowned writer, Ernest Hemingway. We also display Hemingway's own typewriter and reading glasses! As you enter Ripley's Key West Museum, you can now take part in making your very own personal souvenir Wax Hands! Stroll pass Matchstick art and singing robots to enter the world of the bizzar. Inside you'll see video clips from the top rated TBS television series starring Dean Cain, stand next to Miracle, the actual white buffalo who's odds of being born pure white are one in ten million, then try your best to remain upright as you inch your way through the Vortex Tunnel, a totally mind-blowing experience. And that's still not all! Take a selfie next to a life size replica of the worlds tallest man or capture your shadow on a wall. Purchase Tickets online for discount pricing!

Now featuring a new attraction...Ripley's Haunted Lock-Down. Come explore our historic building at night as we lock you in after hours, provide you with your own spirit hunting equipment and guide you through our haunted experiences and haunted artifacts. Investigated and Endorsed by Nationally Respected Author and Ghost Hunter David Sloan and Renowned Psychic Medium Dawn Michelle.

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Interesting fun

If you find your self kicking around Key west with some free time try this. I enjoyed seeing the oddities and reading the crazy facts .Great way to escape a rainy day in Key West.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was part of our south Florida pass to do. Therefore more reasonable as part of package. Would recommend to families with young children and also something to do on a rainy evening or day. One surprise was a hoot - guy in a bathroom stall - fake. - beside real restrooms.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you find your self kicking around Key west with some free time try this. I enjoyed seeing the oddities and reading the crazy facts .Great way to escape a rainy day in Key West.

Thank chefchriswear
Wills Point, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was what my 10 year old son could not wait to do!! We bought our tickets online before we departed the ship and saved a lot of money. We were able to just show them the tickets on our phone, no need to print. We enjoyed walking through at our own pace and reading all the interesting facts about... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is full of surprises! I had a great time catch up on very interesting and trival knowledge! If you are in pursuit of thi kind of stuff, this is the place for you!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A smaller version of others. Costly and if not for my friends would not have gone in. Better ways to spend money in Key West.

Thank mrichardm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with my Girlfriend and we were a little hesitant based on some of the reviews on here, but decided to go anyway since they were running a special. WOW it was really not what we expected. The place was huge and tons of stuff in side. I think we spent about 40-50 min. Lots of exhibits and cool gizmos... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a cool place to take kids and families. It will also get your kids off the crowded, over indulging adults sidewalks.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fun stop though a tad overpriced considering the other options in the area but still worth the trip inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

As if a Ripley's Believe It Or Not museum wasn't fun enough with all the weird exhibits, if you endure it to the end at the very top of the museum is a hallway that swirls as you walk through. try your best to keep your balance and equilibrium as you brave the hallway to the entrance. Fantastic!

Thank Jo-el B
Anthony S, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Hi Jo-el Thanks for the great review. I have to say that even after 8 years here I still get a bit off balance walking through the vortex tunnel myself. Glad to know im not the only one lol Im very happy that you enjoyed the visit and hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Key West as... More 

Castle Rock, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

My son really wanted to go here. It was a bit disappointing for everyone. We purchased tickets online because we got a discount online. The tickets give you a free kids meal with purchase of an adult ticket at Hard Rock Cafe. Wouldn't go back here.

Thank Russell3939
Anthony S, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Hi Russell, Thank you for the feedback on your experience. I would love to hear more detail if there was any particular part of the Odditorium that you did not enjoy. Please feel free to contact me, we really do take all feedback inot consideration when we work on product content. Thanks again and though you did not enjoy the... More 

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