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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

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Address: 1735 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Phone Number: 757-220-9220
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Description: With over 350 exhibits, this 9000 square foot museum has something for...
With over 350 exhibits, this 9000 square foot museum has something for everyone. Interactive exhibits, an amazing Vortex Tunnel, Virginia's only Impossible LaseRace, Atomic Rush, stunning 4D movies, and a candy shop with 150 different flavors. Now open -Catfish Cove mini golf!
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Lots of cool things in the museum but my kids both loved the matching game and the laser challenge most so those made it worth the price! There is a lot of reading so if you have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Stephanie S
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Lots of cool things in the museum but my kids both loved the matching game and the laser challenge most so those made it worth the price! There is a lot of reading so if you have a kid that doesn't read you may spend time reading to them. Theres a lot of fun picture opportunities too. Afterwards we went... More 

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hey Stephanie, Yes our games have always been a big hit especially with kids. Glad to see your family enjoyed yourselves. Not sure if you checked out our 3D movies with 4D effects but they are a must see on your next visit. Thanks for the wonderful review and visiting us:) Bill More 

Newport News
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46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I love Ripley's. We went on a mother Daughter date and my mom had a blast. Love the 3D movie (The Wizard of OZ). Ripley's is costly considering its a walk through . If you are in the Williamsburg area, they have the coupon books all over where you can get a couple dollars off your ticket price.

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hi Shenay, It looks like it's been a while since your visit because it's been a couple of years since we had The Wizard of Oz feature. We currently have two double features, Dino Island with Pirate Rapids and Bamboo Express with Roadhoggers. We hope you visit us again soon and thanks for your review. Bill More 

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125 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

$42 dollars for my mom and 10 year old, 20 minutes to walk through (taking their time) and a 15 minute 3D movie isn't worth the pricy admission. You cannot compare it to the Ripley's at Myrtle Beach, Gatlinburg or any other tourist location. While small, the exhibits are interesting and odd, but just not convinced this is worth the... More 

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for your review. Our average visitor takes 45 minutes to 1 hour to go through our museum. With 11 gallery's, we have over 350 exhibits all with stories to tell. Not to mention all of our interactive games to play. Thank you for your families visit and sorry if you felt that they did not get the... More 

Jacksonville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We visited Ripley’s on a non-busy Friday afternoon and loved the place! When I see Ripley’s then I know to check the place out. The exhibits were cool to look at and gave out good information. The older lady at the front desk was very nice. She told us some of the best places to go in the area. We... More 

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hey there, Thank you so much for your review! We appreciate ALL reviews no matter what and it's great to see our visitors enjoying all the things we offer including our popular Atomic Rush game. Thank you for your visit:) Bill More 

Fredericksburg
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Had a really good time here surprisingly. The laser maze and 3d movies were great. Had a lot of good displays there.

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hello, Glad you had a good time! We really appreciate the kind words in your review and would love for you to visit us again. Thank you!, Bill More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is the 3rd ripley's that we've been to (Branson & Gatlinburg previously). This one is small (which does make sense in relation to the size of the town but the price was the same) & unfortunately not as impressive as the others..the displays were dusty too. If you've never been to one then this probably will be a lot... More 

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hi there, Great to see your able to visit different Ripley's. Thanks for being able to visit us and for the review! Bill More 

Mount Union, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We purchased the combo ticket w/4D theatre, laser game and Atomic Rush. My 7 & 9 year old enjoyed them. The 4D movie was good, except whatever they used at the bottom of the seat to simulate a bug flying etc. hurt your leg when it was whipping around and we all had shorts on. Always interesting things to see... More 

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for bringing your family here at Ripley's. Glad to hear your family enjoyed the activities. Sorry if the leg ticklers were a bother but we want everyone to experience all the 4D effects. Thanks for the review and we hope you visit us again:) Bill More 

Anchorage
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52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This was ok. Used the combo coupon, but still paid over $100 for 5 of us. Kids liked the 4D movie. Not sure it was worth $20 admission.

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to do a review on us here at Ripley's. Hope you were able to see as much of the 350 exhibits throughout our 11 gallery's as you could. Thank you for visiting us. Bill More 

Masontown, West Virginia
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Bought the combo ticket for the museum, laser game, Atomic Rush, and 4D Theater. The museum was interesting. The laser game was stupid. The Atomic Rush game was better than the laser game. The 4D theater movie was cool and the best part of the ticket. We saw the roller coaster movie. The effects were awesome, you could smell things... More 

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hi Alicia, Thank you for visiting us here at Ripley's and thank you for your review. Bill More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a great place to visit when it is hot outside or you are looking for something to do in the rain. There are plenty of unique exhibits that will keep you wondering if you really do believe it or not.

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Bill T, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hello, Yes we really do appreciate the rainy days, the really hot days and snow days. That means we get to see a lot more wonderful people visiting us:) Thank you not only for the visit but for such a wonderful review. Would love for you to visit us again. Bill More 

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