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Ripley's Believe It or Not! -- Louis Tussauds Wax Museum

301 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205 (Downtown)
210 224 9299
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Ranked #83 of 204 Attractions in San Antonio
Type: Specialty Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Wax museum in downtown San Antonio that offers more than 500 unique wax curiosities from around the world.
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Grove City, Ohio, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

My husband had never been to a wax museum before, so we purchased the 3 attraction ticket from Ripley's and got to visit Louis Tussauds Wax Museum with it. I have to be honest, some of the models are a bit off, but that's to be expected. It was still very fun to go through. Also, I am a complete... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I love visiting these places. They are so much fun and make your imagination run wild. This place is perfectly located right near the riverwalk in the heart of San Antonio.

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Clay S, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! -- Louis Tussauds Wax Museum, responded to this review

Hello Brian--thank you so much for taking the time to write your great review on our museums! We pride ourselves on being great fun while also being educational and historical! We surely appreciate your visit and so happy to know you had a great time! Please visit again soon! More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
54 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This was ok, some of the statues are a bit unlike who they are supposed to be, we bought the mega ticket to access 6 attractions which was reasonable.

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Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Ripley's and Luis Tussand's Wax museum is a fun and interesting way to spend the afternoon. Try to get a discount coupon as they are a little expensive and there are many discount coupons circulating around town. they are located right across the street from the alamo and there are a number of other tourist shops in that same area.... More

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Houston, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This two per museum attraction right on the Riverwalk of San Antonio, Texas is fun. Between the wax museum and the Ripley's Believe It or Not museum, we found Ripley's even more educational and entertaining. Lots of oddities and curiosities. A warning to parents with small children: Ripley was an avid collector, who traveled the globe. Many of his collections... More

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Clay S, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! -- Louis Tussauds Wax Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for making us a part of your visit to San Antonio! We are happy to hear that you found our museums fun, educational and historical! Our Ripley's is one of the largest and most interactive in the United States with over 500 exhibits. Robert Ripley was a person who traveled extensively finding oddities and curiosities from... More

Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I only give this attraction a 4 because of the combo of Ripley's and the Wax Museum. Although the wax museum was interesting we enjoyed Ripley's more. We did enjoy the "monster" section of the wax museum the most. It was almost set up like a small haunted house which made it interesting. Nothing too scary, but just enough to... More

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Clay S, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! -- Louis Tussauds Wax Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our attractions: Ripley's Believe It or Not! & Louis Tussaud's Wax Works! We were happy to hear that you enjoyed our Horror section in our Wax Museum! It is one of the many themed settings in our Wax Museum. Our Ripley's is one of the largest and most interactive in the United... More

Austin, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I had a good time at the wax museum. My main complaint is that it was a little short. However, all in all I would say it is worth the time, especially if you purchase the combo pack tickets.

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Clay S, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! -- Louis Tussauds Wax Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your feedback on our Louis Tussaud's Wax Works. We are so happy to hear that you had a great time touring the museum. Once you enter the museum, you can take as much time as you would like to tour. Yes, the combination ticket is your best buy. If... More

Big Spring, TX
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My daughter and I always love stopping at Ripley's Believe or Not and the wax museum. We hadn't been there in about 4 1/2 years. You can buy combination tickets. There is a lot to see and do for all ages. My daughter also had fun making a wax hand to take home.

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Clay S, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! -- Louis Tussauds Wax Museum, responded to this review

Hello Janet--we were delighted to hear that you enjoyed another visit to our Ripley's Believe It or Not! You mentioned that it had been around 4 1/2 years since your last visit. I know you noticed improvements to our Ripley's--adding 3 rooms of interactives, etc. We do pride ourselves on having something for everyone and every age in our attractions... More

Victoria, Texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
25 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband and I went there for a little get away. I have to say it was pretty interesting learning the odd facts of the world! The ONLY thing I would change about the exhibit that is the Ripley's Believe it Or Not is the directions to get places. My husband and I went DOWN the stairs when we went... More

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Clay S, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! -- Louis Tussauds Wax Museum, responded to this review

Hello Lucretia--thank ;you so much for taking the time to write your review of our Ripley's Believe it or Not! We are so happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your visit. Our Ripley's is one of the largest and most interactive in the United States with over 500 exhibits! We are glad that you discovered all the... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

you will not get bored, there are lot of things to see. I was impress by Wax Museum, its not too big but not too small either, lot of collections of actors, actress, politicians, etc. People who love horror will love their horror room. Believe it or not is really awesome and at one-point your brain just stop working -... More

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Clay S, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! -- Louis Tussauds Wax Museum, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you decided to come spend the day with us here in San Antonio at our Ripley's attractions!! Thank you for the great review! We were happy to hear that you had a fun time looking at all the bizarre and unusual artifacts we have collected from all over the world in our Ripley's Believe It or... More

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