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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Corny and Smelly

Maybe I'm too old and/or too inured to freak shows and other such novelties, but I think this... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
BornTooLoose
Interesting place to visit

This is an interesting place to visit and doesn't take too long. Need to read a lot so that takes... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
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With over 350 exhibits, this 9000 square foot museum has something for everyone. Interactive exhibits, an amazing Vortex Tunnel, Virginia's only Impossible LaseRace, Atomic Rush, stunning 4D movies, and a candy shop with 150 different flavors. Now...more
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

My son and I were in Virginia beach visiting family. We were looking for something to break up our drive on the way home to Maryland. It is fall so go-carts were closed and it was a rainy day. We just happened to find their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gilstrap_robert
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Hi there, So glad you found us:) Yes we are located here at 1735 Richmond Road and are open all year round. You getting to take your time throughout our self guided Odditorium to enjoy all the exhibits, games and 4D Theater and the wonderfully...More

Reviewed November 5, 2018

Maybe I'm too old and/or too inured to freak shows and other such novelties, but I think this attraction is way overpriced. Maybe OK for kids around 9 whose noses don't work too well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BornTooLoose
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Hello, Thanks for the review and visit. Thank you Bill

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

I came there Labor Day weekend with my young son and daughter. Bill was very kind to us and went out of his way to make this a fun experience for me and my kids. We even came back for putt putt later that afternoon....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Hey there!, You are very kind and it was my pleasure. I enjoyed watching the kids explore all of our craziness especially the vortex tunnel:) Thank you so much for this wonderful review and your visit. We would love to see your beautiful family again...More

Reviewed October 6, 2018

Dark vibe. Probably better for adults. Not a pleasant environment. This was our least favorite activity in Williamsburg.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lori L
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Hello Lori, We are sorry to hear that you did not get the best out of your visit. We have 11 gallery's and over 350 exhibits with a wide range of so much to see and do. There's something for everyone. We do appreciate your...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We came with a huge group of teens and adults on choir tour and the Ripley's staff worked with us for every need and want (not many of those, but still). They accommodated us all going into the theater together before we toured the museum....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Evelyn C
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hi there Evelyn, You are so kind and your group was great! It was fun for us watching everyone enjoying all the activities. We will always accommodate and take great care of any other large groups that may want to visit. We look forward to...More

Reviewed September 7, 2018

This is an interesting place to visit and doesn't take too long. Need to read a lot so that takes quite a bit of time. End up skipping some stuff because of that at least in terms of reading what it all is. It's a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank nezz39
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hello there, Thanks for visiting us and checking out our interesting and fun Odditorium. We encourage everyone to take their time throughout our gallery's so you can take pics, touch and interact with our exhibits. We appreciate your review. Thank you, Bill

Reviewed August 26, 2018

Had fun here but it was very busy and is in a very small building so it's very cramped. I enjoyed myself but probably wont go back again.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rckk
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Hello there, Glad to hear you had fun during your visit and sorry to hear you felt cramped. We are one of the top indoor attractions here in Williamsburg and tend to be busier on rainy days. There's always plenty of room for everyone to...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018

Needs updates/New displays. Gets very crowded/Staff should only allow a certain amount of people in at a time/ Let people in as guests exit to avoid overcrowding.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TINKERBELLE0818
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Hello, We appreciate you visiting us and the review. Thank you Bill

Reviewed August 12, 2018

My wife, granddaughter, and I was visiting Williamsburg Va, and my granddaughter wanted to go to Ripley's, you go to a place like this to enjoy and have fun.Our visit to Ripley's was ruin when we walk in the door and encountered the guy at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank 787jlc
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hello, We are truly sorry if you experienced any customer service that was not great. We pride ourselves here at Ripley's with giving great customer service to ALL our guests that visit us. We love to see everyone have a great time interacting with our...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018

The exhibits here were really cool and some of the most fun. Ripley's takes great care to present the strange and unusual in a way that is respectful and educational. This location is family friendly, clean, and has activities for all ages.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Seth T
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hey there Seth, Indoor fun is what we are all about. Thank you for your visit and a great review! Thank you Bill

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unicorn5060
December 11, 2018|
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Response from Bill T | Property representative |
Hello, When you purchase tickets, you can use them at anytime for one year. They can be used that day, given as birthday or Christmas presents to be used at anytime or month... More
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Chloe K
November 7, 2018|
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Response from Bill T | Property representative |
Hello, It would depend on all that you and your friend wanted to do. We have different package deals. Our local package combo deal is $18.99 which includes the Odditorium, 4D film, laser race and atomic rush games.
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Che'La H
September 30, 2018|
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You can purchase tickets when you get there.
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