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Address: 800 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone Number: 865-436-5096
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Description: Experience the Odd & Unusual! Explore the NEW Rooms & Exhibits from Around...
Experience the Odd & Unusual! Explore the NEW Rooms & Exhibits from Around the World! 3 Stories of Over 500 Amazing Exhibits in this Interactive, Family Fun Odditorium. Inspired the Hit TV Show and Internationally Famous!
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Good time!

Pretty similar to others but was a good time. We learned a few things we didn't know, got several neat photos, and got our hands dipped for the very first time!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Heather R
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Uniontown, Ohio
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Uniontown, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Pretty similar to others but was a good time. We learned a few things we didn't know, got several neat photos, and got our hands dipped for the very first time!

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not, responded to this review

Heather R, Thank you for the awesome review! I'm happy you all enjoyed our Museum! I'm happy to hear you guys got wax hands! They make awesome souvenirs! We hope to have you back soon! More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Its one of those things that if you find you have some time to kill then go check it out. We bought the package deal which included the aquarium and two other attractions so I felt like the price was good. It has some interesting things that really make you stop and wonder if this is real. There are a... More 

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not, responded to this review

blueiceraptor, Thank you for the review! It brings us great joy that you were wondering whether to (excuse me for this) "Believe it or Not!" We hope to have you back next time your in town! Thank you again! More 

West Memphis
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place is interesting and has some cool hands on things for kids. Very young kids wouldn't enjoy a lot of this place. It has a mixture of things for adults, children, and teens. I personally think its best for 5-8th graders. Some of the torture devices on display are down right depressing. The price is around 17 dollars per... More 

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not, responded to this review

KGarey, We're very happy to hear that! We certainly try our best to have something for everyone, so it's nice to see that reflect back in your review! We hope to have you back soon! More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Our spring break vacation this year was chosen by my oldest daughter. She's been super interested in the Ripley's and Guinness books for the past year so, naturally, she wanted to go somewhere with the most Ripley's attractions in one area. Enter Gatlinburg! One of the things we were looking forward to the most was the Ripley's Odditorium Museum. It... More 

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Arlington, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

My kids, ages 10-18, enjoyed the museum. It was a good way to pass the time on a dreary, rainy day. There were quite a few interesting things in the museum. A bit pricey in my opinion for what it offered, but it was a great one time experience.

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not, responded to this review

TiaW4, Thank you for the review! I'm happy you enjoyed the Museum! We hope to have you back soon! More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

This was our favorite Ripley's attraction. We enjoyed the interactive part the most. I guess that's just the kid in us.

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not, responded to this review

Michelle W, I'm happy to hear that! We added the interactive stuff late 2013! I hope you'll come back and see us! Thank you for the review! More 

Winchester, Kentucky
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This attraction is ok to see once but be prepared it is very outdated! Has a 70s look to it and definitely in need of a remodel!

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not, responded to this review

Lisa C, I believe you are getting us mixed up with another attraction in the area. We get the same complaint from time to time when people believe they are reviewing the other attraction. We actually updated our attraction late 2013 and painted the exterior last year, so I hope this review is not meant for us! Thank you for... More 

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The museum starts of slow but gets very good. If you take your time and look at all things it is very good. The fake bathrooms and jail area are creepy. It was over priced for my wife.

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not, responded to this review

okra77, Thank you for the review! We take all these reviews to heart, and use them to better not only our attraction, but the guest experience as well! Thank you again! We hope to have you back soon! More 

Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This museum is awesome. It's was much bigger that I expected. The museum was very informative and my sons loved it. Well worth the money.

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Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not, responded to this review

Jaytonn H, Thank you for the awesome review! The museum was updated last year with tons of stuff for all ages! We hope to see you back! Thank you again! More 

Tennessee, United States
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you have time... go but if not your not missing much. I don't know that it was worth the money. I thought it would be more fun for the kids but they really loved the arcade at the end. Oh well!

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concernedtraveler42, Thank you for the review! We take every review into consideration and use it to better our museum. We hope to have you guys back next time! More 

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