I have a long history with "Ripleys Believe it or not". More than 10 years ago I heard about it for the first time in Copenhagen, and I soon realised that it was a really bad museum - but in a good way. For me, that is. I guess the majority thinks that this kind of bad is really bad and not worth wasting any money. But some things are so bad it finally turns up good.
When we stopped at the entrance, the guy handing out the flyers seemed confused. Probably because he didn't had to convince us that this museum was fantastic. We knew. When we wanted to pay to come inside, he asked us which cruise ship we were going with. I guess they has a lot of deals with the cruise ships. When we said that we didn't came from a cruise ship, he got even more confused. Or just thought we were really stupid ones.
When inside, it was bigger than i thought. Of course, lots of it were just information on the wall about "amazing" stuff, and nothing had any kind of source information so mostly it felt mostly just like old stories that once were told in front of a bonfire. Some of it were intresting eye-openers, though. They had a lot of stuff too, both original things and copies in plastic. And here and there they had machines that costed one quarter or one dollar. Like one stupid fortune-teller named Zoltan that gave me a pre-printed card with some random information of my destiny.
But, all in all, I like this kind of stupid stuff when I'm in the right mood, so even though the price were way too high (14 dollar!) it brought some good and silly laughter among us.
We only saw two other people inside the big museum. Probably some people from the cruise ship.
I doubt that I would return, but it was a different kind of sight to see anyway.
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