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Ripley's Believe It Or Not

19 San Marco Ave., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
904-824-1606
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Type: Specialty Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Description: A museum housing a strange collection of the odd, the unusual and the downright weird.
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Brilliant way to spend a couple of hours with my family, two children aged 11 and 8 years, one of my daughters must see venues. really enjoyed the exhibits and the amazing information about them all. Well worth a visit. Go kn expand your mind!

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

The place has really made changes. My Grandkids (ages 4 to 14) all had a good time. Nice gift store too!

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Kissimmee, Florida, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

It I laid out good and as we are handicapped they was a lift for us to use to go from floor to floor. There was always some there to run it and they never rushed us.0

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Jasper, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

My 14 yr old son had gone and just had a blast !, Learned alot of interesting facts and saw many, many interesting things. Wish I could relive that time with just me and my boy. we just had a overall great time, and admission was priceless for the fun we had experiencing Ripley's

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madison
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

My husband and I had been to Ripley 8 years ago so this year we returned with the girls. That is all they could talk about was Ripley's so we took them. Well they did love it and that is what we went for. It is pretty much the same show as 8 years ago, which was disappointing for the... More

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Kimberly K, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

I am so sorry that you didn't notice all of our changes! In the past three years, we have renovated almost every gallery. The whole show got a facelift in 2013 with new colors and a few walls moved around. We have added over 70 new exhibits during that time and continue to add new things every year. We added... More

Stow, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We had a good time here. Somethings I have seen on TV or in the Ripley's books. Overall it was great to see and read about interesting things. This is something to do on a rainy day when you can not be at the beach. We were also surprised to see who was behind the bush outside, I would not... More

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Kimberly K, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting, and for sharing such a nice review. Yes, the statue of David, one of the most recognizable sculptures in the world, is lurking behind the bushes. That is why we have such tall hedges. Parents can see the top, and determine whether or not they want to show their children the rest of the... More

Tampa, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This attraction is worth a visit. Upon arrival, you may be wondering why this building looks familiar. The Ripley's Believe it or Not television series was filmed here. This Ripley's is 3 floors, filled with neat interesting artifacts, as well as, mind bending games you can play while touring the building. It was a lot of fun.

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Kimberly K, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

I am so glad that you enjoyed our interactive displays. Yes, this is the building that the show was filmed at, as well as being a historical landmark here in St. Augustine! Thank you so much for your kind review. We greatly appreciate that you made Ripley's a part of your visit to St. Augustine! More

Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were looking for something inside to beat the heat and our kids wanted to see the Ripley's museum. Well worth price of admission. Great artifacts, strange talking Moose who scared my kids! and a spinning walkway that has you hanging on to the rail for life even though the illusion is all in your head!

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Kimberly K, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

The moose is one of my favorite exhibits here. He was just added recently and people are always taken aback. Thank you so much for making Ripley's a part of your St. Augustine experience. We greatly appreciate that you enjoyed your visit, and that you shared such a wonderful review. Thank you! More

Matthews, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Took our 7 yr old granddaughter and she got freaked out. Movie showing how real shrunken heads are made grossed her out, dark passageways and realistic figures were scary. Children's hands on area was a relief for her and she enjoyed that. Didn't like the fact that around every turn there was another machine wanting you to put money in... More

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Kimberly K, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting, and for sharing your feedback. I am so sorry about the fortune telling machine. I am so disappointed that you were not given a refund. It is our policy that we always refund guests for any issues with the machines, or get the machine to work properly for them. I will discuss this with our retail... More

Jacksonville, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Fun day out for all ages. Lots to see and do in the museum, could probably spend 2-3 hours if you had the time. Wax hand making and paying for games at the end was a bit of a rip off if I'm honest. Red train however was very good!

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Kimberly K, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting and for sharing your review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience here as well as the train ride. Thank you so much for sharing your review as well! More

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