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Ripley's Believe It Or Not

Address: 19 San Marco Ave., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 904-824-1606
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Owner description: A museum housing a strange collection of the odd, the unusual and the downright weird.
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: A museum housing a strange collection of the odd, the unusual and the downright weird.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

For a museum of oddities, it is as one would imagine. However, the one thing that disappointed us was how many exhibits cost money. A quarter to read your palm, another to make some puppet animate that sort of thing. After paying so much to get in it was disappointing to have to keep telling our 9 year old things... More 

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Manaus, AM
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Well, it's ok to go once and take a glimpse of weird/funny/bizarre things they display it there, but that's it. No big deal, since nowadays you can see weird/funny/bizarre things whenever you want when you access the internet. Ok, it is nicer to see those objects in person, but still I wouldnt go a second time.

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Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

besides trying to just scare you @ every corner, every room has something to do with bones and cannibals or match sticks. Nothing special at all about this place. I was very disappointed, what a waste of $30 . So many things were "special" because they were made out of match sticks... i dont get it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This was a cool visit. Very creative artists out there - art made with whole crayons, smoke, pins, matchsticks... Went with my 4-yr old which I don't recommend bc some areas are kind of scary (torture & ghost section). But he did enjoy himself. What I didn't appreciate were the numerous games (pinball machine, shooting pirates exhibit, fortune telling etc)... More 

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I've been to 5 other Ripley's locations and this one is the biggest I've seen and has the largest gift shop as well. The exhibits are fun, entertaining and informative. We took about 2 hours to tour the whole place! We had a great time!

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We visited the museum for the 1st time and I found it quite interesting. I loved the items made out of matchsticks. The ferris wheel made out of erector sets were awesome .A lot to see and read about.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Strange, crowded but interesting. Pet friendly if a therapy dog (registered). Lots of viewers in a tight space. 3 stories. Walking. My husband had never heard of this, but was intrigued. Better than expected.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The museum was a lot of fun. It was interesting and cool to see all the strange things. Also saw a couple of pictures totally made of candy it was so cool. It's a family thing, you will enjoy your self!

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Orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I travel to St Augustine every year but this time was the first time we visited Ripley's museum. It was quite interesting and our kids had a lot of fun learning new things and walking throughout the entire building. It's convenient to the red train and trolley that takes you around town to many stops. This stop is a must!

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

One of the disappointments on our visit to St. Augustine was the Ripley's Believe It Or Not "museum". Overpriced, better to call it rightly "rip-off" "attraction", quite same as other Ripley's Believe It Or Not places. We wish we saved time and money and had skipped this one...

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