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Ripley's Believe it or Not!

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Address: 401 S Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-4028
Phone Number: 14102895600
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Two stories filled with more than 500 exhibits, artifacts, and oddities...

Two stories filled with more than 500 exhibits, artifacts, and oddities from around the world. The only place in Ocean City where you'll find a shrunken head, a 12ft tall robot sculpture made from scrap car parts, one-of-a-kind artwork, the world's rarest egg, and two-headed animals!

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Ineresting exhibits, some are not suitable for small children.

For about $20 a person this is a good escape from the heat (or rain). It takes about 1.5 to 2 hours if you look at all of the exhibits. Exhibits are wide ranging in subject... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Glenville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My family loves ripleys. I would recommend this to anyone. Lots of fun facts, you learn new things and see some very interesting items. We always make a plan to stop when ever we are near one.

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Waretown, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Ripley's was as expected. Nothing really special or unique but kids enjoy the quirky exhibits. Not sure I would recommend though.

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Avoca, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are in Ocean City this is a must to see! It takes about 2 hours to totally walk through. But the money is well worth it!

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Skaneateles, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recently visited this Ripley's location - it was interesting, but involved a lot of reading (which didn't work well for the younger kids in our group). Wasn't a lot visually to keep your attention for long. Definitely made for adults interested in history of the bizarre/unusual. With the availability of YouTube, this type of museum is almost a thing of... More 

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Pittsburgh PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For about $20 a person this is a good escape from the heat (or rain). It takes about 1.5 to 2 hours if you look at all of the exhibits. Exhibits are wide ranging in subject matter. A few exhibits are not suitable for small children. If you take small kids, have one parent stay ahead of them.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids wanted to see this place because it has a cool mechanical shark sticking out of the building. Lots of interesting things to see. Building is air conditioned. This place is a bit pricey. For the five of us if was about $100. And was was without doing the mirror maze. I'm glad the kids saw it and liked... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would not have picked this, but our ten your old really wanted to go. It was a nice distraction from the boardwalk and certainly very interesting. The kids really liked it and that's what matters. Overall we enjoyed it too. If you are looking for something to do while on the boardwalk, give it a try. You only need... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the odditorium and was pleasantly surprised at how informative it was. All the attractions were great. Except the pinball machine was not turned on. Will visit again I loved it.

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Nemacolin, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to kill some time and get out of the heat. We learned so much stuff, walk slow when going through and get your moneys worth.

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Milford, Delaware
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Who has not heard of Ripley and his collection of crazy believe it or not oddities ? With the strong suggestion of my visiting niece and nephew, I found myself lining up for the whole experience. The hall of mirrors, the museum, the laser, the candy bar. Can we say overload? The museum part is fine. I especially liked the... More 

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