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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

250 SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR 97365
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Ranked #17 of 19 attractions in Newport
Type: Specialty Museums
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Portland, Oregon
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We had a 5 and 10 yr old scared with screaming kids behind us. Probably better for older kids? It was something to do if the weather was bad.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

My wife, son (8) and I toured Ripley's Believe It or Not while we were waiting for our dinner reservation. It was full of neat things to see, read and watch. We enjoyed ourselves and it was an entertaining tour through the exhibits.

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Santa clara Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Not so fun for younger children. It is dark things pop out and really a bit scary for younger kids there is a lot of cool and amazing things to read, and learn about. But for younger child we heard a lot of screaming and crying while walking though.

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This ticket often is bought with the Wax musuem and Undersea Gardens. If you haven't seen it before, by all means, check it out, but see the better Waxworks first. Some things are interesting, others are quite dated.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We paid for all the 3 Ripley's, The wax works, and the Undersea gardens. Paid 75.00 for all 3 not worth it. Maybe just pay for the wax works and that is a maybe.

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Norwalk, California
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Good information, entertaining for the whole family. Brings back memories of the past shows and gives you intresting stats. We visited the museum because we obtained the Mariner Square combo ticket which entitles you to 3 museums: The wax works, Ripleys and the unersea gardens.

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Umatilla, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Not worth the money..very costly for a family of five and not worth it. I was disappointed, and won't return again.

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oregon
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

If you have seen a Ripleys before, nothing has changed. The tv show is better! That being said, the exhibit was clean. The lighting is dark. Some exhibits are mirrored like a fair glass house. The passage was narrow which made it difficult to pass others moving slower. With the exception of one exhibit, there are no stairs. Allow about... More

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Newport, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My son always begs us to stop here and Wax Works. It is a fun place and it is always interesting to read all about the exhibits. The star room is fun and although we go through it pretty often (very grateful for the season passes) it never gets old for him and I love seeing it all through his... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We visited this museum 5 years ago and are now back in Newport. We all laughed as we reminisced about how terrible this "museum" was. I am actually embarrassed that we spent money on it at all. I am not sure what we were expecting to see. It would probably be considered fascinating to people that read magazines like The... More

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