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Address: 108 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-293-9939
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Description: The strangest place in Key West! A museum of the odd, bizarre, and...
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. Reservations Required
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Whenever we travel if there is a Ripley's Believe it or not in the area I will always go. I have been to several and will continue to go. Some of them have the same things but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Tavares, Florida

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is the second one I have been to. I did think this one seemed a little smaller than the one in Branson, Missouri but it was still full of cool things. Great thing to do if you need out of the sun for a while.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My son and I visited the odditorium by day and had a ball with all of the interesting fact, cool oddities and fun interactives. It was a blast, and we learned a few things too! We did the haunted tour at night and holy cow! Meters and rem pods were going off everywhere! Boo Buddy was a great touch to... More 

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Tavares, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Whenever we travel if there is a Ripley's Believe it or not in the area I will always go. I have been to several and will continue to go. Some of them have the same things but it's still an experience. In a city where a lot of entertainment is targeted towards adults this is a great place to take... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I found this Ripleys to be a bit better then some of the others I have visited. They have actual items on display instead of just videos or mock displays. It is air conditioned which helped out a lot for us since we walked a long ways away.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We went just to do something other than walk down Duval again and it was pretty good. Not anything really spectacular, but for anyone looking for something to do with kids -especially boys - I would say give it a shot.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Take it from a conch, a Key West native. This is one of those place that if you have absolutely nothing else to do and your completely bored, you may be able to waste 15 minutes here and then leave, being bored again. This is a classic tourist trap.

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

Hello Meguelito, Im a bit surprised at your review as a local Key Wester since we have always had a high local calling and are a number 1 pick for most school groups. We even won #1 pick award two years in a row. But we do value all opinions and I would be very much intersted in speaking to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

If you have kids go, it is the same as all other ripley's, a good way to kill some time if it happens to rain

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

Hi Penelope & Skipper Thanks for reviewing us online. As much as we wish to see more starts in a review they all let us know how we are doing. All our odditoirums are designed 90% different from each other, but I can understand how the same concept of wierd and unusual can seem similar. Your right, great place to... More 

Mason, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We have been to several of these museums, and they all seem to be kind of the same. I was really hoping since we were in Key West, key weird, that there will be some interesting and new things in the museum. But, it seems like all the rest of the Ripleys museums. There were some new and different artifacts,... More 

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

Hello Thanks for taking the time our of your day to review us online. As much as we like to see 5 star reviews all reviews let us know how we are doing. I understand how our attractions may seem similar as we will always keep to the general concept of strange and unusual that Robert Ripley favored and introduced... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I have been to multiple Ripley's and honestly they are all starting to seem about the same. I mean my family had fun but for the price it's just not seeming to be worth it anymore. They do have a lot of neat things in there but I have to pay for four people which for us is a lot... More 

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

Hello Jennifer, Thank you for taking the time to reveiw us online. I am sorry you didn't enjoy the museum as much as we had hoped. Though the general concept will be the same throughout our Odditoriums (Strange and unusual oddities) we do keep our Odditoriums roughly 90% different from each other with unique exhibtis and attractions in each. Did... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Loved the food art, the exhibits are great as per the usual. With kids it's hard to stop and read everything, but we had a good time in the air condition!!! The kids enjoyed it, especially the visual tunnel, let's just suggest not going after you eat, or take the bypass, I won't judge!!! You think it's over but no,... More 

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

Hi Heather, Thank you for taking time out of your vacation to give us a review. We are so happy that you and your kids enjoyed the visit. Trust me...after almost 8 years here I still am not 100% use to the vortex tunnel but will make an effort to walk through it AT LEAST once a day jsut for... More 

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Additional Information about Ripley's Believe It Or Not

Address: 108 Duval Street, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-293-9939
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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