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Address: 631 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
Phone Number: 865-430-7800
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Description: See the Amazing Book come to Life through incredible displays, cool...
See the Amazing Book come to Life through incredible displays, cool interactive games, trivia, themed galleries and video! Hundreds of Unbelievable Exhibits! Enjoy World Records from the amazing groups of Sports, Space, Animals, Food, Human Achievement and many more! Featured Memorabilia of Famous Record Holders including Elvis, Beatles, Michael Jordan, Michael Jackson and MUCH More!
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Twilight zone anyone?

Felt like it was 1985 through 90% of this place. If I would have paid for this I would have not been happy. Got it in the three pack. Do yourself a favor and Google World Records... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
hugalot
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Cincinnati, OH
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We chose this place because we purchased the combo pack at a cheaper price. I would not say it is something i would enjoy doing again and i really don't think my daughter even liked it the first time. Very long and alot of reading which makes it hard for the kids to enjoy.

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Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

74aprilm, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are committed to constantly improving, and your review will help us to enhance our attraction's guest experience. Thank you! More 

Richmond, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My wife and I bought the choose three combo and this was our third choice after the Aquarium and the Believe it Or Not museum. If we could go back to choose again, I would do any of the others before this thing. What a waste! We were expecting interesting artifacts that you cannot see anywhere see else, what we... More 

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Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

Daniel L, I would like to thank you for taking the time to advise us of your recent visit to our attraction. We appreciate your feedback so that we are able to continue to improve. We hope that you will give us another opportunity. Thank you! More 

Cincinnati, OH
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Felt like it was 1985 through 90% of this place. If I would have paid for this I would have not been happy. Got it in the three pack. Do yourself a favor and Google World Records in the comfort of your own home.

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Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

hugalot, I would like to thank you for taking the time to advise us of your recent visit to our attraction. We appreciate your feedback so that we are able to continue to improve. We hope that you will give us another opportunity. Thank you! More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We went here because we had the 3 pack of Ripley's attractions. It was outdated and very small. Since it was part of the 3 pack I didn't feel as disappointed. It was interesting and had some neat interactive displays. Just wish it was updated and bigger.

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Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

Tara K, Thank you for sharing your review with us! We certainly appreciate the feedback, and will use it to improve our attraction! Thank you! More 

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This museum was pretty interesting, however felt really outdated. This attraction would be a lot better if they took the time to update the information for the current times. Some of the exhibits were broken and falling apart. We will likely not be visiting this attraction again.

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Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

Emily S, Thank you so much for sharing your review with us! So you know, we are always in the process of keeping our records accurate and up to date. Unfortunately we aren't always up to date on everything in there (There is A LOT of records!) We certainly try our best to keep things updated and we are looking... More 

Canton, Nc Usa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We visited on a bit of whim as both of our kids (13yo boy and 10 yo girl) like to read the record books. Some of the exhibits were interesting, but if you have small children or non-readers (or readers who hate reading), they are not going to enjoy it -- a lot of the "exhibits" were simply signs on... More 

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Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

karmatksp, Thank you for sharing your experience at our attraction! We are committed to constantly improving, and your review will help us to enhance our attraction's guest experience. Thank you! More 

Detroit, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We purchased the combo package when we went to the aquarium, so we chose this as our 3rd option. I wouldn't recommend it, mostly reading and pictures. Much smaller than I thought. Not terrible, but not that exciting either!

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Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

janigus, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We certainly appreciate the feedback. We hope you'll give us another shot in the future! Thank you! More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Stuff inside requires you to spend even more $. Our kids left wishing they'd bought the book instead of wasting $ on this!

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Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

Rhonda J, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We will use the feedback to better the experience for future guests. Thank you! More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My kid and I had a great time browsing the Guinness Museum in Gatlinburg. We also visited the Ripleys Believe it or Not and this smuseum was a lot cleaner and more interesting. If you are debating between the two, go with Guinness

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Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

Bob D, Thank you for the review! We appreciate the feedback! More 

Chickamauga, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Meh, it was ok but not super exciting. There were a couple fun activities and exhibits and my sons enjoyed it but I was expecting more. There is a large button collection and lots and lots and lots of plaques to read about different records.

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Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

thaddeusbasil, Thank you for your review! We hope to see you back! More 

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