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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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A Good Place to Spend an Hour

At 37.50 for two, it is a little pricey, but so is everything else in Gatlinburg. Some of the torture stuff and dead stuff might be a little too much for young children. My... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

like helping in booking room by sherbaz.nice breakfast in the morning.excellent room service given hotel staff.

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Newnan, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

At 37.50 for two, it is a little pricey, but so is everything else in Gatlinburg. Some of the torture stuff and dead stuff might be a little too much for young children. My grown daughter and I enjoyed the shadow wall, the curiosities, and the hologram of Robert Ripley. The optical illusions were fun, too.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Crowded. Narrow spaces to walk through. Nothing spectacular to see that takes your breath away. Take pictures at the entrance and act like you went inside. You are missing anything by not going inside. Tourist trap.

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Stilwell, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

If you have visited Ripley's in other places then you have seen most of what is in this one, still it was a nice stop and it is placed in the middle of town and easy to get too.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

For the most part I enjoyed our visit to Ripley's. We bought a three attraction pass and chose the aquarium, haunted house, and mirror maze. The aquarium was really nice and allowed a lot of opportunities to get up and close to the animals including some petting. It had plenty sharks for those who that excites. Very kid friendly! The... More 

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Waterloo, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This is an interesting and fun museum to go through. It also has a place to make and buy a wax model of your hand. We go here almost every visit we make to the mountains!

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Ellabell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We recently visited Gatlinburg for our honeymoon and absolutely loved it. We pre planned on the places we wanted to visit because we didn't want to throw money at places that weren't worth the visit. We LOVED this attraction, it was well worth the money and we had $3 off coupons that could be found anywhere in the city. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

It's wonderful to see great staff greet you with a smile and so professional. Mr. Medardo always make you feel welcomed. This is the reason I return each and every time I need a place to stay!!! Overall my experience has been GREAT. Clean rooms, great staff.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Only took about an hour to get through but it was a lot of fun to pass the time. Our 3 year old truly enjoyed being able to be hands on with some of the exhibits. Lots of fun facts and family fun!

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I am a fan of odd and hard to believe stuff. This museum is a most see if you enjoy that kind of stuff. The outside of the building looks like it is falling apart and neon lights going in between the breaks. Cool effect. once you get inside you see tons of mini displays when signs telling you about... More 

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