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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

1735 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2725
+1 757-220-9220
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super fun

Great place to bring your family. We had a blast! They even have putt putt on site. Went there and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sapper4lf
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Williamsburg, Virginia
Kids Loved it

We went on Saturday. The building looks small from the outside compared to others. We were... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Trenell55
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Cornelia, Georgia
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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 open -Catfish Cove mini golf!
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  • Very good38%
  • Average29%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“rainy day” (29 reviews)
“atomic rush” (16 reviews)
“laser race” (11 reviews)
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1735 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-2725
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to bring your family. We had a blast! They even have putt putt on site. Went there and then we went to one of the restaurants close by!

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey there, Thanks for your recent visit. It's great to see your family had a blast with all the activities we have. Certainly visit us again and thanks for the great review! Thank you, Bill

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

We went on Saturday. The building looks small from the outside compared to others. We were skeptical. However, once we went in and toured the kids loved it. They played Laser, they played some color game kind of like a Simon Says push the color....More

Thank Trenell55
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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Hello, Glad to hear your skepticism turned into fun times here at Ripley's. We recently added two new double feature films which have been very popular. Thank you for the great review and visit. Come back again! Thank you Bill

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We visited on a day when it was a little to cold for outdoor attractions. It was smaller than other Ripley's I have been to but kept us occupied for a couple of hours. Some very interesting artifacts inside and my 6 year old loved...More

Thank Cindy H
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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Hey there Cindy, Yes our spinning tunnel has always been a favorite of our visitors. We appreciate you bringing your family here for a fun day out of the cold. Also thanks for the review! Thank you Bill

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

As a fan of the show Ripleys and also compared to the Los Angles California attraction. This one here in Williamsburg was interesting yet over priced for what they had to offer. However, It was cool.

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to do a review about us and we really appreciated your visit. Thank you Bill

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Good times. 2 4d movie selections. The museum. Laser race was funny. The Atomic game was having issues but they got it fixed.

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Hello, Fun times is what we like to hear! Thanks for visiting us and for the review. Thank you Bill

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

We had purchased a bundled ticket with another attraction in Williamsburg. It included admission, a ticket for each of the games and tickets for the 4D movie. All in all we spent probably just over 2 hours at Ripley's. I had six kids with me...More

Thank Tricia H
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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Hi Tricia, Great times are what we're here for! Our atomic rush and laserace games are a good way to have fun in between showtimes. We all thank you for your visit and the great review. Hope you visit us again soon. Thanks Bill

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

My daughter loves all things Ripley's so she asked to make the hour drive for her 11th birthday. We allowed her to bring a friend. Be aware that it is a very expensive attraction for the short amount of time that it takes to tour....More

Thank nuat2ud
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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

Hi there, Thank you for bringing your family to celebrate in celebration of their birthday. We appreciate your review. Thank you Bill

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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

The 4 d movie was the best. Had a blast. Fun for the kids. Worth the viewing. We had a lot of fun. It’s not super cheap but worth it.

Thank Keith L
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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2018

Hi Keith, It's great to hear how much fun you all had. We will be showing two new 4D show in the coming months so do come visit again. Thank you for the review and your visit. Thank you Bill

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Reviewed January 28, 2018

not worth it at all!! 78.00 for adult and 2 kids ?? ticket person very very rude!!! was bothered by questions im very sorry i wasted our time in this place WASTE OF MONEY!!!!!More

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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Hello, Sorry to hear you did not enjoy yourself. We have been entertaining customers since 2006 with great customer service. Being one of the top indoor attractions and with over 350 exhibits including 4D shows, there's something for everyone. We do appreciate your visit and...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

So, Ripley’s is a bit of an old concept but this location has added several interactive elements as well as a 4D theater. We bought our tickets on Groupon, which brought the price down, it included both movies (each 15 mins long) shown 10 mins...More

Thank Laureen W
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Bill T, General Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

Hi Laureen, Happy New Year! We really appreciate your family's visit. Great way to start the new year with a visit of our shrunken head, spinning vortex tunnel and a theater that comes alive to name a few:) Thank you for the great review. Thanks,...More

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Christopher B
July 22, 2015|
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Hi Christopher, You can purchase your tickets online or at the door. You save a dollar purchasing them online or do the same by bringing in a coupon to use at the door. Thank you!
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Christopher B
July 13, 2015|
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Hello, Parking is free here at Ripley's. Thanks Bill
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February 19, 2015|
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Hi, Once you have purchased your Museum and Theater ticket, you can either do the museum first and come back later or even another day to do the 4D show or you can do the 4D show first and come back later or another day to... More
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