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Address: 250 SW Bay Boulevard, Newport, OR 97365
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This seemed cooler when I was a teenager, now it's just dark and odd facts. Seems like it could use some updating. Not worth the money.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Independence, Oregon
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Independence, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This seemed cooler when I was a teenager, now it's just dark and odd facts. Seems like it could use some updating. Not worth the money.

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Selah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This was an okay place to visit especially if you're into strange things. It had a lot of things to read about his life and the things he liked to collect. Very interesting facts about various things from music to oddities

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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209 reviews 209 reviews
82 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is the worst type of tourist trap -and I repeat this for Wax Works and Undersea Gardens. I, like a fool, bought the Groupon without doing a little research. 15 min max at each 'attraction' and we were laughing the ENTIRE time. I'm not expecting anything on par with some of the larger cities but many of the exhibits... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
35 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I spent a day in Newport doing a spot of shopping and visiting the '3' and whilst it was interesting and kinda cool, it certainly wasn't one of my favourite spots - and I wouldn't recommend this one to a friend ! It had some cool facts and interesting pictures / videos but nothing particularly wow-ing and even though we... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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92 reviews 92 reviews
20 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We took my 10 year old heartbeat and we had a great time.... Though he might not understand all of it he enjoyed the creepy and I think enjoyed seeing me jump and squirm more... At the end of exhibit there's a movement thingy that I forget what it's called... He had so much fun dancing while we watched the... More 

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North Bend, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Loved walking through Ripley's. Found a lot of interesting things, the kids loved weighing themselves to see what they weighed on different planets, and walking through space

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Burien, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

If I were here without the 11 year old son I would not take my time and spend my money to come here but it was fun with the boy.

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SLC
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187 reviews 187 reviews
75 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had a great time going through this "museum." There was plenty to see and a fun place to take younger kids, but I agree that once is enough.

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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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190 reviews 190 reviews
58 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The kids had fun but the tour lasted only a few minutes. There are not very many artifacts or cool things to see. The best part is the star room and the kids loved it. The earthquake area used to be exciting but now is broken and boring.

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La Grande, Oregon, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We did the bundled package deal..has a few interesting items but not a whole lot. Needs to be more up to date I think. Once is enough.

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