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Ripley's Believe It Or Not

9907 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
850-230-6113
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Type: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® Panama City Beach, FL is one Florida’s favorite indoor attractions. Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum Panama City area... more » Owner description: Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® Panama City Beach, FL is one Florida’s favorite indoor attractions. Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum Panama City area location is more than just a museum of the strange and the unusual, but a collection of oddities housed in what appears to be a sinking ship, the S.S. Ripley. The oddity museum known as Ripley’s Believe It or Not “Odditorium” houses the bizarre, the macabre, the one-of-a-kind exhibits that have made the late Robert Ripley famous. The collection of rarities from moon rocks returned to the earth’s surface by Apollo astronauts to the Berlin Wall remnants salvaged from the rubble in 1990 that long separated East from West are compelling. « less
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Boston, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Went here on a very rainy day - line was out the door. Eighteen year old and ten year old really enjoyed it. Lots of interesting exhibits. Two suggestions: 1. Older daughter on crutches had a hard time getting around - handicapped signs not obvious. 2. The line moved very slowly because the clerks had to explain prices and choices... More

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O Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We have been to other Ripley's but found this one a bit of the same. Not worth what they charge to get in but they seem to draw the crowds. Not worth a second visit ever.

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Drew M, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry your weren't fully satisfied with your visit. I hope you had a chance to ride the new, interactive theater ride. We have also added many new exhibits to our third floor interactive cargo hold. More

Fort Branch, Indiana
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31 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

This was pretty neat but exhibits are more for adults than kids, as there are a lot cards to read to learn about the history. The kids kind of lost interest in reading everything. Everyone really enjoyed the 7d movie. We selected the zombie movie and it was a blast!

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Drew M, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and we appreciate you feedback. I am glad that the adults really enjoyed it. Hopefully the kids got to do the slide and crawl through the cargo boxes in our new cargo hold while they were there. I am glad ya'll enjoyed the new 7D theater. More

Collierville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Upon entering this place I immediately thought "rip-off", but what the heck. We're on vacation and sometimes 11 and 13 yo boys can be challenging to please. We were all pleasantly surprised. The 7D theater is a must do if you go. I am not a gamer an even I had fun shooting monsters. The titanic rooms are also very... More

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Drew M, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our attractions and I am glad you were pleasantly surprised by what he had to offer. Everyone really enjoys the new 7D theater ride and like competing with members of their family. Hopefully, you will get to come back when you visit Panama City Beach. More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

There are a few things that were pretty cool. Some that were gross and creepy. The 7D movie was definetly not suitable for a 4 year old...or her mother! We actually ran out of the theatre. Kind of over priced. Building has a funky smell and way too many people.

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Drew M, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our attractions and for your feedback. Sorry, you were not able to fully enjoy the attractions with your child. More

Blountsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It was kind of expensive to get in, but the game at the end was so worth it! Plus the illusion bridge was pretty cool. They did not have as many exhibits as I thought they would, but what they did have was good. I especially liked the Titanic exhibit!

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Drew M, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our attractions and I am glad that you enjoyed yourself. The Titanic has always been a favorite of our guests and I certainly enjoy the theater ride just as much as you did. We appreciate your feedback and I hope that you will be able to come back. More

Douglasville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Friendly staff! The exhibits were very interesting and fun. My family really, really enjoyed the 7D zombie game we got to play at the end. We will definitely be returning.

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Drew M, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our attractions. I am happy that you enjoyed our Ripley's Odditorium and the new 7D theater. The Zombies movie is one of my favorites too. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you when you come back. More

Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

attractive outside but once you get in? it's crowded, smells awful, has some interesting exhibit pieces of the Ripley's quality and scope but it's like cattle being herded through a grand maize. If you enjoy this at Gatlinburg you'll feel at home here.

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Drew M, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

I am sorry you were not satisfied with your experience. Hopefully, you can come back when it is a little less crowded and also ride our new, interactive 7D theater. More

McDonough, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We visited Ripleys right after Wonderworks on July 6th. The Titanic history section and museum were pretty amazing and the zombie 7D interactive movie was so much fun. Our kids really enjoyed it and so did my husband and I.

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Drew M, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and I am happy that your family had a great time at our attraction. More

Louisville, KY
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Ripley's Believe it or Not was one of the very few INDOOR things to do at PCB and I was excited to go during the heat of the day. In the AC, everything was better. lol I have been to the Ripley's in Gatlinburg and I can say that this one felt smaller and it seemed to have fewer artifacts... More

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Drew M, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you for your visiting our attraction and your feedback. More

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