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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum

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Address: 4960 Clifton Hill, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3N4, Canada
Phone Number: 905-356-2238
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Located in the heart of Niagara Falls on Clifton Hill since 1963, the...

Located in the heart of Niagara Falls on Clifton Hill since 1963, the always growing Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum still holds on to the reputation as Niagara’s best museum. Authentic shrunken heads, the world’s rarest egg and two-headed animals are only the beginning here. Housing an impressive collection of the odd, strange and unbelievable from around the world, the museum showcases over 700 mind boggling exhibits, oddities, curiosities and illusions throughout their extraordinarily themed galleries. Several videos and displays allow for an interactive experience leaving you to decide whether you believe it or not!Take a stroll through what is perhaps the most humorous of cemeteries, containing various gravestones engravings that will make you giggle with disbelief. Among the museum’s strange and unbelievable artifacts is the Niagara Theatre. It is the only one of its kind in Niagara Falls! Guests are invited to sit down, relax and get blown away by the museum’s film showcasing those daredevils brave enough to face the wrath of the falling water, and those who accidentally took a trip over the falls. Plenty of photo-ops are also scattered around the museum from an 18th Century Spanish Public Humiliation Stock to the world’s tallest man’s Chippendale Chair. Kids of all ages (as well as adults!) love to engage themselves in Ripley’s Wacky Explorative Room where they are challenged with various curiosities and interactive displays such as the very popular shadow wall.Spend anywhere from an hour to an entire day exploring the first class entertainment that Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum has to offer. For years, the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum has shocked and amazed tourists from all over the world as well as residents from the Niagara Region. No matter the reason for your visit to Niagara Falls, Ripley’s Believe It or Not should be a “must see” on your itinerary!

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Educational, fun and interactive!

My 12 year old son and I went through Ripley's and had a great time. It was a great way to spend a couple of hours. It was educational and fun. We especially enjoyed how... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My 12 year old son and I went through Ripley's and had a great time. It was a great way to spend a couple of hours. It was educational and fun. We especially enjoyed how interactive it was. Lots of laughs!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While in Niagara Falls with friends and my two sons (7 and 10), we all went to the Ripley's Museum. Had a great time viewing all of the items and trying out all the fun things to do. Who doesn't love a shrunken head!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kids really enjoyed it, however it is expensive for a family and the adults may not enjoy as much as the kids...Believe it or Not!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

spent more time in here than we intended to, but it was a good way to spend a rainy and humid afternoon. Had quite a few laughs

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great place to spend some fun times. Lots of really interesting factoids. A fun and interactive place for all ages really.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you been in one Ripley's you have been in them all. It was setup way too much for kids and it was a nightmare to walk through. Save your money!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place for the family. You might not find one exhibit interesting, but you'll definitely find many of the displays eye opening and entertaining. Deals with exotic island displays to world's largest/smallest things to a very interactive section at the end dealing with optical illusions and other historical facts about Niagara Falls. Great place to visit for a couple of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My family has come a few times and after the renovations there are now a lot of new additions! If you are in the area I would recommend seeing what they have done with it recently

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In the age of the internet, you've probably seen things at least as strange online. However, if you're in Niagara for the afternoon and need to kill some time, this is fine. Visited with a pre-teen nephew and he had a great time, though!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit to Ripley's. There is a lot of information to read and numerous exhibits to see, so go when you can take your time while walking through. The exhibits are very interesting. The history behind some of the items in the museum was very surprising. We loved that they had interactive areas where you could try different... More 

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