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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

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Address: 1735 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2725
Phone Number: +1 757-220-9220
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With over 350 exhibits, this 9000 square foot museum has something for...

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 open -Catfish Cove mini golf!

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Inadequate Length of Show

The water spray did not work. The length of the show was to short. Prices were a little high to purchase T-Shirts.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
beverlyw415
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Washington

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Washington
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The water spray did not work. The length of the show was to short. Prices were a little high to purchase T-Shirts.

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Thank beverlyw415
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. We apologize if you did not have the best experience and if you felt the shows were not long enough. We have it so we are able to run shows every 30 minutes so as many people can experience both double features. We appreciate your visit. Thank you Bill More 

Henrico, Virginia
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Very interesting thins to see. The little theater was awesome. I took my grandchildren they loved it however, not for the younger children.

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Thank Nailah R
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hi Nailah, Our 3D Theater with 4D effects gets a lot of love from many who experience it. It's the element of surprise with water, bubbles, snow and scents which I really enjoy. Not to mention the leg tickler and visual effects:) Well we really appreciated your visit and thanks for the review. Come back and see us again. Thank... More 

WIlson NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

The admission to the Odditorium is quiet pricey, even with the online combo coupon. The 4-D theater show (that lasts less than 15 minutes for 2) was cute, kids enjoyed the laser game and the atomic rush. It's a good thing to do on a rainy day, and the BEST restaurant in Williamsburg is 2 doors down. :) (food for... More 

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hello, We really appreciate you bringing your family here for a visit with us and thank you for the review. Thank you Bill More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Great little museum. We had a lot of fun here. Definitely recommend checking it out. This is great for kids or adults, and a perfect rainy day option.

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hey there, Yes beautiful days are still fun to visit us but we really appreciate the rainy days when for those who want to have fun indoors with over 350 exhibits, interactive games, 3D films with 4D effects, souvenir and candy shop. What we enjoy the most are seeing and hearing about the fun that our guests have. We really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Had a ball with the teens! Love the interactive rooms throughout the museum. Very educational and informative. The 4D theatre was a blast!!

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Thank Vivalajuicyma
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hi, Yes I am still amazed with some of our exhibits and the history behind it. And yes the 4D shows never get old:) Thank you for the wonderful review about us and your visit. Thank you Bill More 

Farmville, Virginia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Kids and I totally enjoyed visiting this museum, 2 4-D movies and candy shop. Kids wanted to go through the warp tunnel again and again. We played the laser race, too!

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Thank pencefj
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hello, So good to hear how much fun your family had while visiting us. Yeah I enjoy the warp tunnel as much as your kids do and I find my self still leaning to the side as I walk thru. We really appreciate you visit and review and would love for you to come back again. Thank you Bill More 

Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I enjoy Ripley's Believe It or Not so much!! I'm happy they changed the movies in the 4D Theatre. This place is really great for a play day!! The staff are friendly and it's just an old favorite.. I still love this place!!

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Thank Wendy R
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hey Wendy, Glad you came to see us again! Thank you for the kinds words about our staff and the great review. Please visit us again:) Thank you Bill More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by on the last day of our vacation. We found it quite reasonable in price. $46 for 2 people.. It includes the museum/ laser vault/atomic tag and 4d movie.. Which I have to say was truly amazing.. 3d movie with a twist it snows, rains and the wind blows.. If you like the really strange or just odd... More 

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hi there, Yes we do have some of the really strange and odd here:) We hope you visit us again soon and thank you for your visit and very nice review about us. Thank you Bill More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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9 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Was very interesting but for less than 2 hours it is a bit pricy. That being said I am glad we went. It is good for teens and adults and not a bad place to go on a rainy day.

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Thank tammy R
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hi Tammy, Thank you for your review. Yes rainy days will always be good for people to visit but but we also have a lot of people enjoying family day, date night, to hot outside or if simply want to experience something different and fun, we are the place to be:) Thanks for your visit. Thank you Bill More 

Valley Stream, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

went with family and grand kids the guy at the ticket counter gave us a hard time about my oldest grand child who is 4 yr. old.saying he should pay full price after a few wise remarks he let us pay child's price and a bunch of stupid faces later we went in pissed off and not in the best... More 

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Thank Paul L
Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this review

Hey there Paul, Sorry to hear about your frustration but there is no charge for children ages 4 and under. Thanks for your review and visit. Thank you Bill More 

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