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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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We went in because it wasn't horribly expensive. I thought a lot of the exhibits were neat. If you spend time reading and looking at everything you could probably spend about 2... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Bottom line is this. This place may be the worst attraction in Gatlinburg. It is so outdated, with dust on most of the exhibits. I only went because I bought a Ripley's package that includes this "museum". There was nothing remotely interesting about this place. If you think I'm just one unsatisfied customer, look at the other reviews. The management... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We went in because it wasn't horribly expensive. I thought a lot of the exhibits were neat. If you spend time reading and looking at everything you could probably spend about 2 hours in it. It was a little outdated and some of the exhibits could have been better.

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Benton, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It was cool to go and look at all the records. There was a lot of reading so probably better for kids old enough to read. There was really cool hands on things to do which was my favorite part.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Some interesting things, overall just another Ripley attraction. Kids will be bored if they cannot read

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Honestly not worth paying for but was part of our combo ticket. But outdated small and lots of exhibits were broken. A bit disappointed.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Wish it was bigger and had more exhibits. Was interesting and fun. Great for a first time. They are advertising new exhibits. Kids (11 & 16) enjoyed testing their skills. 3 year old not entirely interested.

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Hampton, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I love the records books and love to have a place to go see example of the world records. The problem with this place is it lacks many updates to some of the data. Many items are just plain wrong.

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

Joe P, Thank you for the review! So you know, we are in the middle of updating a large portion of our records! We hope to have you back to check it out! More 

Lafayette, Indiana
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was the first Ripley's attraction we tried on our honeymoon. Didn't see much that I didn't already know about, wasn't impressed. In my opinion the odditorium is the only Ripley's attraction worth spending money on.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My family and I enjoyed the museum so much. I am in a wheelchair and the staff was very helpful with getting us into the facility comfortably. The exhibits were fun and informative.

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

Jessi S, Thank you for the wonderful review! We hope to have you back again the next time you're in town! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Who knew I could break six boards with my bare hand? I did it virtually, in an exhibit about record-breaking martial arts. I also compared how long I could hold my breath and other feats of strength and endurance. Of course there were plenty of exhibits about world records that were not physically demanding, such as amazing collections and groups... More 

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Address: 631 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
Phone Number: 865-430-7800
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg

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