Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Ripley's Believe It or Not!
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The Atlantic City location of Ripley's Believe It or Not! closed permanently on December 31, 2022. Please visit one of our other locations to experience the strange and bizarre world of Ripley's!
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4.0 of 5 bubbles420 reviews
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tad411
Coatesville, PA44 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 • Couples
40 plus dollars for 2 adults with less than exciting exhibits. Went here years ago and same stuff. No evidence of active cleaning...gloves given at the door were useless. It took so long to open them..worse than the fresh fruit and vegetable bags you get at the grocery store. Most people did not wear them. Close quarters and no one social distanced as kids ran from exhibit to exhibit. Only took an hour to go through...over priced and dull. Save your money.
Written April 15, 2021
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Cassidy W
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Family
Okay so I just went and enjoyed it. But I got a really creepy feeling the entire time. Almost like I wasn’t supposed to be looking at some of the things. Like the rooms with the tribal items. Gave me a creepy feeling. I also felt like someone was watching me the entire time.
Written April 20, 2022
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PelleTravel
Boston, MA33 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Family
It was a rainy day so we decided to check out Ripley’s. Not everyone in our party wanted to go, so it ended up as myself and a 10 and 13 yr old. We all had a good time. Some very odd and strange exhibits, just what you would expect. A bit pricey, but with not much to do in a rainy day, it was worth the hour of entertainment.
Written July 10, 2022
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tmac54
Trenton, NJ33 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020
Our daughter wanted to go and I have to say it was fun.
So many little strange facts that you have to re- think the way you view everyday things/events.
We searched for a coupon because it was a little more than it should have been but it was interesting.
Not something I'd do again because it's just one of those one and done things.
Written July 26, 2020
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A Joe I
Las Vegas, NV393 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
We’ve been to these throughout the United States. In Gatlinburg Tennessee, Saint Augustine Florida, Branson Missouri and in Myrtle Beach. Just wish they would update them and put in some new stuff. The old saying..lif you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all.
Written August 2, 2022
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Kiad816
Silver Spring, MD18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Family
Been here several times over the years. It's always fun. Nice museum for young children and adults alike! Lots of weird, gross, fun and exciting things to see. Some things may be a little scary for toddlers and younger children.
Written January 11, 2020
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Lauren S
Gettysburg, PA30 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Friends
We enjoyed the amount of time we were able to spend walking around. Enjoyed hands-on activities and learning. Had many laughs and appreciated some special surprises. Not a mind-blowing experience, but a nice way to spend some time.
Written March 13, 2022
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Gabrielle1017
WIlton Ny30 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2014 • Couples
There were only about a dozen actual Ripleys worthy stuff in here. Most of it were drawings or replicas of what people "supposedly" saw or experienced. Even the bug display said " Believe it or not, these bugs are not real". what is that all about? There was a lot of artifacts and things of not so unusual nature that you would find in an ordinary museum, nothing special. The price was astronomical for a 45 minute excursion to see stuff that I could have seen on facebook. Spend your money someplace else!
Written February 25, 2014
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Why do we call our museum Believe It or Not!? Well, you have the option to decide if you believe it.......or not. Whether you choose to believe the authenticity and worthiness of our exhibits to be included in Ripley's or not, we do appreciate your visit with us! I would also like to comment on two of your statements. First, that a "fraction of the stuff is real." The truth is, Ripley's Believe It or Not! features ALL TRUE stories and exhibits. When you visit a Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium, you will see genuine artifacts, not just photos or replicas of exhibits. Yes, there are photos and a few replica items, but the majority of what you see is THE REAL THING! Secondly, you correctly stated that one of our displays has a sign that reads "Believe It or Not!, these are not real bugs." To answer your question, "What is that all about?", the display goes on to say that the reason that they are not real bugs is, they are bugs created from human hair - moths to be exact - and they look incredibly real! In fact, there are dozens of exhibits inside Ripley's that are unusual forms of artwork. If you could email us, and let us know what you did not find "Ripley's worthy" and let us know what you would like to see inside our odditorium, we would be happy to get your input. We certainly want the exhibits to blow your mind, and be entertaining as well. We look forward to hearing from you!
Written March 12, 2014
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nycfamily-TRIP
NY, NY6 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Overall we felt this was a rip-off for a family outing. Our twin 13-year-olds counted as adults, meaning $12.95 each to visit a smallish museum with traditional exhibits. You can see everything in about 30-45 minutes. I think they can get away with this because there is very little else to do in A.C. with kids. The exhibits themselves were moderately interesting in a freak-show kind of way. They didn't tax anyone's attention span. Some of the items on display are very gross and include human remains (shrunken heads, masks made of human skin). My 8-year-old declared it "creepy" and wanted out 3/4 of the way through. There is a short path to walk through that makes you feel dizzy due to an optical illusion, which was also a challenge for the little one. On the positive side the museum wasn't crowded at all (on a weekday in the winter).
Written January 30, 2007
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Nancy G
Grand Rapids, MI227 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
This is located on the famous boardwalk in Atlantic City. First, I would say that the boardwalk is not very nice. It is dirty with questionable individuals milling about. It had a carnival atmosphere. ..carnival games, etc. Many boarded up shops. If you'd like to see a nice boardwalk, I recommend the boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland. Second, we did stop in at the Ripley's on the boardwalk and it was very expensive. There were a few interesting items in the museum, mainly in the first room you enter, but overall not worth the price of admission.
Written August 11, 2007
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