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Address: 129 Mystery Hill Lane, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Phone Number: +1 828-264-2792
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Description: Mystifying visitors to the High Country since 1948 Mystery Hill features a...
Mystifying visitors to the High Country since 1948 Mystery Hill features a fascinating collection of hands on activities related to Optical Illusions, Natural Phenomena, and Puzzles. See your friends grow and shrink before your eyes on the Mystery Platform, experience the "gravitational" pull of The Mystery House, Lose your shadow on the Shadow Wall, learn to fly on the Flying Mirror, stand inside a giant soap bubble at Bubblerama. Tickets also include free admission to the Native American Artifacts Museum and The Appalachian Heritage Museum housed in the 1903 home of the founder of Appalachian State University. Open 7 days a week year round, rain or shine. Four miles from Blowing Rock on Hwy 321.
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It was fun

There was more to it than I thought. Couple of museums, a bubble room for kids. Had a great time. If you go be sure to go Gem mining with DOC right nest door.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Kallen1277
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Sevierville, Tennessee
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Sevierville, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

There was more to it than I thought. Couple of museums, a bubble room for kids. Had a great time. If you go be sure to go Gem mining with DOC right nest door.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It was a great rainy day activity. David, our tour guide was great and very knowledgeable and very patience with children and did not rush us at all. The kids loved the gravity room. Also the human bubble was a lot of fun. It took about an hour but the kids could have stayed another two hours with the different... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We brought our young kids (8, 6, 2) here on a rainy day. We had the whole place to ourselves. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and could answer all our questions. After the little tour, we were free to explore as long as we wanted. The kids begged to stay in the Hall of Mystery for a long time.... More 

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Chester, South Carolina
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Very small place. Our children liked the gravity room. And we were told that we could stay as long as we wanted, my family left to visit the White House on the property, I stayed to look around the gift shop. The tour guide came out talking to the cashier saying not so nice things about my family. We will... More 

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MysteryHill, Owner at Mystery Hill, responded to this review

We are so upset that you had this bad experience and we want to ensure you that this is not in any way the way we do business - The owners and staff at Mystery Hill absolutely love and appreciate all of our visitors and we love it and encourage all of or visitors to stay and play as long... More 

Trinity, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was our first stop when we arrived in Boone. It was $9 a person, quite cheesy and the gift-shop was dusty and unorganized--and just when I had made up my mind that this was an expensive waste of time....the kids started having a blast. They loved it! The pictures from in the gravity room still cracks them up. Our... More 

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Fishkill, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Waking up to rain during our stay in Boone,NC, I needed to keep my 10,7 and 3 year old grandkids busy! It is a small venue, a litttle costly for the thril, but my kids had a good time! There are a few interesting challenges that made it worth the visit. We were there for an hour!

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Miami, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Nothing more than that. It was fun on a rainy day and the attraction is pretty neat. The kids enjoyed it, but like the other reviews state, it's not Disney World. Then again, I don't think they're trying to sell a Disney experience. The entrance fee, we thought, was OK and not too steep. It gives you access to the... More 

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Destin, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

First and foremost,The reviews of the attractions are laughable. Expect an average experience (Nothing over the top, this place is set up for you to enjoy extra entertainment whilst in this mountain region) - Meaning , This place is not like disney world or any other major attraction. This is a place set up by the owners for you to... More 

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Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Don't get too excited but if you're looking for something to do for an hour, you can stop by. Cute, if not a little gimmicky.

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NC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

It's cute...nothing to get excited about. The gift shop area seemed to be full of dusty stuff that had been there for quite sometime. We went once. Once you've been....well you've seen it and no need to go back.

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