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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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Great deal for locals of Monroe County

Great place to see interesting history and oddities, while getting off Duval Street and the heat. Take your time, lots to see many floors. They offer a huge discount to local... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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Mason, Ohio
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15 reviews
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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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Saint Louis, Missouri
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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great place to see interesting history and oddities, while getting off Duval Street and the heat. Take your time, lots to see many floors. They offer a huge discount to local Monroe County residents, along with many other tourist attractions in Key West, be sure to ask and show your id! If not, there are plenty of discount coupons online... More 

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

Hello Thomas, Thanky ou so much for the great review. So happy to see you took advantage of our locals special. We try to run specials for locals and visitors alike on a regular basis. I love when a local visits because we know we will always get a review telling us how we are doing. So happy you enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This place rocks! I love the museum and we opted to do the haunted lockdown as well with was just icing on the cake! Anthony was super fun and informative we had a killer time! We got to really see the stuff! Like touch it and hold some of the items which made my year personally. Again Anthony made the... More 

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

Hi Brent, Thank you so much for the great review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit. The Haunted Lock-Down Tour is one of my favorite times of the day or I should say night because we never know what will happen. If you caught anything on your camera make sure to shoot us an email as we... More 

Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Honestly, I have been to other Ripley's, (Niagra Falls, Vegas) and I was really disappointed by this one. It primarily had exhibits that dealt directly with Ripley's life. it would have been better if it would have stuck with the tried and true exhibits. Or if it had dealt more with Key West exhibits. It was really small, and didn't... More 

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

Hello Lori, Thanks for taking time out of your vacation to review us online. I wanted to take a moment to address some of your concerns. While only about 15% of our 550 exhibits center around Ripley himself, he still holds a strong presense in our odditoriums since he is who started this great trend of Believe It or Not!... More 

Terre Haute, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

It's not as pricey as most Ripley's locations, but it's very small. There's some cool stuff to see and it's a good way to pass the time. It has a lot of pop culture weirdness, like toilet paper minions and a candy Nicki Minaj portrait.

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

Hi Jessica, Thank you for taking time to review us online. We appreciate all reviews as they let us know how we are doing. I just wanted to let you know that our Odditorium is the same size as most of our museums which is 10,000 square feet. The entire second floor of our historic building to the end of... More 

Grand Cayman
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Hubby & I booked this tour on our cruise (Carnival Ecstasy ), through the on-board excursions desk for USD15.00 each. After debarking the ship we hopped on one of the many trolleys that drove us through the little streets of Key West. It was nice to have gotten a bit of a tour on the way to the center of... More 

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

Hi Sammi, Thanks so much for the 4 star review. We applogize about the construction going on around our area, but we are happy you were able to find us. I love your review as its full of great advice for other potential guests. Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience. We hope to see you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This was a pretty cool thing to do in Key West! I was a little skeptical before entering the museum but we were looking for something to do to cool off from the heat when we came across Ripley's. We decided to go in and see what it was all about and there were some interesting things going on in... More 

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

Hello Corbett, Thank you so much for the great review. Its great to see that we were able to turn a skeptic lol. We are super happy you enjoyed the visit and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your time on our tiny little island. Have a great day Corbett Kind Regards, Anthoy Juarez Manager keywest@ripleys.com More 

Seymour, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My first time visiting will be my last. Very little to see. DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME IN KEY WEST! Probably spent less than 10 mins there.

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

Hello Brad, Im sorry you did not enjoy you visit when you were here, but I am still happy you reviewed us online. All reviews help us and let us know how we are doing. Though most people spend around 45min looking through the over 550 exhibits in the Odditorium, the self guided nature allows you to read and play... More 

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Address: 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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