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Guinness World Records Museum

631 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
865-430-7800
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Ranked #62 of 69 Attractions in Gatlinburg
Type: Specialty Museums
Owner description: See the Amazing Book come to Life through incredible displays, cool interactive games, trivia, themed galleries and video! Hundreds of Unbelievable... more » Owner description: 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! « less
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I wasn't really into this place from the beginning but my son wanted to go. I was not very impressed with the museum. It was really expensive and really boring. I could have found something better to do with my time and money. Don't think I will ever go back. I will not tell my friends to go either.

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Dakota E, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

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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5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

If you've never been its fun once but attraction has not changed in years. Most displays are just text explaining world record. They could use some technical updating to make it more interesting.

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Dakota E, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I am glad to read that you had a good time on your visit here. We are working on updating our attraction right now and putting new records in so that we can enhance everyones experience. We hope that you will give us another opportunity. Thank you! More

Fort Myers, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Wow how much did I pay to see posters of world records? Oh wow that was too much. Ripleys banks on the popularity of their great Aquarium and Believe it Or Not Museum to pump and dump you with these terrible "other" attractions. I hope they don't pay the guy who makes the manikins and wax figures very much. I... More

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Dakota E, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

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

Knoxville, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I had a combo deal that included entrance to this attraction. There were some interesting facts but I could have gotten those facts from a book. I won't be going back as one visit was all I needed.

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Dakota E, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

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 and we hope that you enjoyed most of our museum records. We hope that you will give us another opportunity. Thank you! More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I was excited about going to this museum. When my family and I got there, however, it was not what I expected. The records were just written beside blurry pictures on the wall. The interactive parts were broken. The museum itself was dirty. It is quite possibly the worst museum I have ever been to.

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Dakota E, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

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 and we are working on new ways to make the museum better. We hope that you will give us another opportunity. Thank you. More

Clinton, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

F-----. This place was very bad. Waste of money. It was over in 8 mins. Will never go back. BORING. It wasn't what we expected at all.

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Dakota E, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for informing us about your visit. I want to apologize for your experience and let you know that we are working on improving our attraction so that we may enhance our guests experience. We hope that you will give us another opportunity. Thank you. More

Flint, Michigan
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31 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was a disappointment. If you've read the book, you don't need to walk through this place. It was crowded, and not at all interesting. There were a couple of interactive displays, but for the most part, there were just pictures and facts to read. I didn't have high expectations, but my son was really interested in going into this... More

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Dakota E, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The boys wanted to go here. After being in for a couple minutes they said it wasn't what they expected. Mostly a bunch of facts on the wall. Just buy a book it'll be funner. Waste of money!

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Dakota E, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! I apologize for the experience you had on your visit. We hope you will give us another opportunity. Your review will help us improve our attraction for future visitors. Thank you! More

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10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Our kids begged to go into this as they love their copy of the book. We were all disappointed by the experience and just wanted to leave but felt somehow bound by the wasted money. This has the potential to be so much better and perhaps in 1996 it was. Today the lack of interactivity and antiquated displays all screamed... More

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Dakota E, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

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

Blountville, Tennessee
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We took the kids to see this exhibit. Take advantage of any and all discounts and coupons. It can get pricey really quick. We enjoyed being able to take the tour on our own pace. It's 3 stories high, so if you can't do stairs, avoid this exhibit. There's a lot of walking. Kids had a blast!

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Dakota E, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! I’m happy that you had a great experience! We hope to have you back soon! Thank you More

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