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Address: 19 San Marco Ave., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
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A museum housing a strange collection of the odd, the unusual and the...

A museum housing a strange collection of the odd, the unusual and the downright weird.

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I loved seeing many of the oddities in this photo-worthy place

The last time I visited a Ripley's place was many years ago in N. Falls, Ontario. What did both that place and this location have in common? A recreation of the world's tallest... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Buffalo, New York
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Decent way to get out of the heat and burn an hour or so. It's something to do just don't have high expectations. Might be better with preteen children. I found much of it quite boring. Too many pay for me type fortune telling novelty stuff. Staff was very friendly. Buy your tickets at the tour booths across the street... More 

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been to several Ripley's. This one doesn't disappoint. Educational and interactive displays. It's a little bit of a science museum mixed with a culturanl museum mixed with an art museum with enough of a little bit of weird mixed in(:

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Kimberly K, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you for making Ripley’s a part of your visit to St. Augustine. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit here! Thank you for visiting! More 

McCaysville, Georgia
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I always find odd stuff interesting and fascinating the building in its self is a treat. The building was built in the late 1800-early 1900 by an oil tycoon. It has amazing architecture very ornate features such as a stained glass roof in the center of the building. I'm so glad that Ripley's kept the structure in tact and made... More 

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Kimberly K, Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you for making Ripley’s a part of your visit to St. Augustine. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit here! Thank you for visiting! More 

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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Whenever we travelled while I was growing up, my dad would take us to different museums. It’s been quite a while since I have visited new places, so coming to St. Augustine, I decided I would follow his tradition. This museum had some interesting exhibitions, although I expected a bit more for this one. I guess when you’ve been to... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The last time I visited a Ripley's place was many years ago in N. Falls, Ontario. What did both that place and this location have in common? A recreation of the world's tallest man you can stand next to and compare your height with his! In life, so much is the same everyday. You need to see new and interesting... More 

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Kimberly K, Guest Relations Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

We are so glad that your enjoyed our oddities! Thank you so much for visiting and for taking the time to share such a wonderful review. More 

Marianna,PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a Ripley's geek and now my granddaughter is also. We went through it twice to make sure we missed nothing!! There is information everywhere. Sights sounds, wax creations look lifelike. Our favorite place in a long list of great places here ing your experiences, you're helping travelers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you!

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Kimberly K, Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

We are so glad that your enjoyed our oddities! Thank you so much for visiting and for taking the time to share such a wonderful review. More 

Groveland, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to St. Augustine several times, but never took the time to visit Ripley's. Why did we wait so long? This site is the first of Mr. Ripley's Believe it or Not Museums. It houses many items from his travels around the world. Not only did we see interesting and unusual things, but we also learned about Mr.... More 

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Kimberly K, Guest Relations Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

We are so glad that your enjoyed our oddities! Thank you so much for visiting and for taking the time to share such a wonderful review. More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the original Ripley's Museum supposedly haunted. In the days when it was a small hotel two young women died in a suspicious fire and a guest that signed in as Mr X. (you could do that for an extra fee back then) was never seen again. There are many oddities and new ones rotate in all the time.... More 

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Kimberly K, Guest Relations Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you for making Ripley’s a part of your visit to St. Augustine. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit here! Thank you for visiting! More 

Bradenton, Florida
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great place to tour at your own pace!! So many neat things to see and read about. And a Great place for pictures!! We heard the building "may" be haunted, so it was fun to go in and hopefully feel something paranormal!! I can't wait until my grand daughter is old enough to go!!!

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Kimberly K, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

Thank you for making Ripley’s a part of your visit to St. Augustine. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit here! Thank you for visiting! More 

New Port Richey, Florida
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent about an hour and a half touring this building. There are some strange exhibits here in addition to exhibits that show that people have a lot of time on their hands. Not terribly exciting, somewhat interesting.

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Kimberly K, Guest Relations Manager at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate that you visited our attraction, and the fact that you took the time to share your feedback. Thank you for visiting and for making Ripley’s part of your St. Augustine adventure. More 

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