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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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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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Great unique Museum experience

Incredible museum experience for some one of a kind items on display. I recommend anyone in the area to make a stop here!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Jamie S
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Quarryville, Pennsylvania
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Quarryville, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Incredible museum experience for some one of a kind items on display. I recommend anyone in the area to make a stop here!

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

Hi Jamie, What's great about all of Ripley's Odditorium's around the world is they are all unique. There's something for everyone. Thanks for checking us out here in Williamsburg and the review, visit us again! Bill More 

alabama
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125 reviews 125 reviews
81 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Most of the stuff was remakes, but interesting anyway. This was a typical Ripley's Believe it or Not, nothing extraordinary.

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

Hello, Your review and visit is greatly appreciated. Thank you More 

Roanoke, Virginia
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130 reviews 130 reviews
43 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Lots of things to see and some things you can take part. Your ticket gives you some lazer games to play and be a part of, the kids enjoyed this.

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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. We appreciate your visit and hope to see again! Thank you! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

There are plenty of unique and fascinating things to see and do at Ripley's, but you must take your time to get your money's worth! A common complaint seems to be that it is "too pricey," but if you take your time to stop and smell the roses, you will get your money's worth. There are rooms upon rooms upon... More 

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

Hello Joe, Your review was beautifully written, you make my job easy! It's great that you had the time to see all that we offer. And thanks for your candor about Dino, it's been here a while but kids love it. We recently got Roadhoggers which has become a hit. We hope you will visit us again! Thank you! More 

Gainesville, Virginia, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Kids wanted to go because they saw a flyer with Bubblebee and Ironman on it.....not sure it was worth the money....the 3D movie was cool....but I could have done without the water in the face 4 times.....kids seemed to enjoy it, they are little so a lot of it was over their heads...

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

Hi Denise, We really appreciate your visit and review. Sorry you felt it was pricey but everyone gets a discounted rate by purchasing their tickets in our Combo packages. Thanks for bringing your family and glad to hear your kids enjoyed. Thank you! More 

Henderson, NC.
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Not sure who this is primarily geared to, because there was lots of off the wall stuff in there. Quite a collecton. I was intrigued by the structures made of matchsticks,, amazing to say the least. Thought it was pricy

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

Hello, Thank you for visiting us and taking the time to do a review on us. More 

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

100% chance of rain. We had to get the kids out. It was nice to get the two games in the admission price. A little bit of a shock that it was $2 a pop to play an additional game per person.

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

Cara, Glad you and your family decided to visit us on a rainy day and thank you for your review. More 

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It's a pretty good place to take kids and adults; but not children under 8 or 9, too much to see and not an understanding of what they are seeing, it becomes overwhelming and they don't enjoy it. The film before hand was good for everyone. This building was a little small for all they had packed into it. It... More 

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

Hi and thanks for your review. With our Odditorium and Theater combined is over 10,000 square feet. With over 350 exhibits and our interactive's, we want to make sure every person get's to experience as much as they can while they are here. Thanks for your visit! More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It is very interesting for older kids as well as adults. Little on the expensive side for what you see, but keep in mind they need money to maintain some of these artifacts. The movie(s) are pretty short as well as the games. Most of the staff were polite however, some can really use training in customer service skills.

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

Hi there, Thank you for the review and your visit. I do not mention customer service much because our team strives to be the best at giving great customer to all. We hope you return to visit us again and look for our new 4D shows and additional interactive's. Thank you! More 

Amherst, Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
21 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This museum/theater has EVERYTHING in the way of curiosities. Such strange things from around the world and MOST fascinating!! Worth the admission!!

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

Hello and thank you so much for taking the time to give such a great review about your visit! We hope you visit our attractions again. Thank you! More 

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