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Not as good as Orlando ripley

Went today, very,very crowded, hard to enjoy. Allow yourself about 30 minutes, not a lot of new stuff one visit is enough.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Went today, very,very crowded, hard to enjoy. Allow yourself about 30 minutes, not a lot of new stuff one visit is enough.

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Taylorville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

4 adults and 4 kids (7,9,14 and 16)all went through and had a really great time! I was worried it would be a lame tourist trap but was pleasantly surprised! I remember going to these as a kid and loving it and it was still awesome. The kids did the wax hand activity and thought it was pretty neat! The... More 

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Melville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I went to the Ripley's in Myrtle Beach and this is very similar. There's a lot of weird stuff to look at and it's a fun way to pass an hour, especially on a rainy day.

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Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We have been past this place a bunch of times over the years and today decided to check it out. I'm glad we did. All of us enjoyed it. Even my little one. A cool collection of oddities and awesome hands on activities. Our favorite was the shrunken heads and the big Optimus Prime made of car parts. Definitely worth... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately, when you've seen one Ripley's it's almost like you've seen them all. I've been to a few Ripley's odditoriums and while this one had some really interesting exhibits (newer themes) many of the oddities were the same as in other locations. I gave this a four (4) because on it's own it is really cool, and I would recommend... More 

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Bloomfield, Iowa
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a museum filled with things not seen anywhere else. Mr. Ripley scoured the world for the bizarre and he found it! My family, including three sons- 8, 10 and 13 really had fun learning and seeing things we normally wouldn't be aware of. Cool stop!

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South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very cool collections of oddities from around the world. What an interesting place and man. Son loved it!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I have been to Ripley's over and over again its always an enjoyment! my favorite is the gigantic chair, you have to get a picture sitting on this! Just a lot of amazing things to see and read about!

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Palmetto, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

If you've been to one Ripley 's Believe it or Not, don't waste your time. I think it's a little pricey, especially when you're taking a family of 3 or more. There are some interesting things to see. Many of the items for viewing are pictures. You can probably find a lot of the same thing on the internet. They... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

It was everything that was in the book so I already seen a bunch of stuff. They did have parts that you couldb interact with i thought was pretty cool. To me itd be a one time visit type of place. I thought it was interesting bu lt wont be paying to go back

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Address: 800 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone Number: 865-436-5096
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am

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