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Address: 631 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3230
Phone Number: +1 865-430-7800
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The amazing book has come to life through incredible displays, interactive...

The amazing book has come to life through incredible displays, interactive games, trivia, themed galleries and video! Enjoy hundreds of unbelievable exhibits of Guinness World Records from amazing groups of sports, space, animals, food, human achievement and more. Featured memorabilia of famous record holders like Elvis, The Beatles, Michael Jordan, Michael Jackson, and Much More! There is something fun for every person in your group!

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The world records museum is surprisingly short compared to the Odditorium down the road. Most of the records are simply listed on plaques with some having a replica of whatever... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Tallest man, dang I'm 4'11 I felt like a child. Lol. The Robot Add out of cars was awesome. My grandsons loved the pictures we developed. The shrunken heads 😃😕😐

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Thank Vickie M
Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

Vickie M, Thank you for sharing your review with us! I believe you are talking about our Believe It or Not! Odditorium! Happy to hear you enjoyed all the same! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The world records museum is surprisingly short compared to the Odditorium down the road. Most of the records are simply listed on plaques with some having a replica of whatever the record lists in a glass case nearby. It feels very bare-bones to the more visual Odditorium experience, although far less crowded. Overall took about an hour to get through... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed with the gatlinburg world records location - got sold to purchase the tickets as there was a interactive area which would keep records with the bracelet provided - half the machines don't work : and only 1/3 of the ones that Do work ; actually keep score ! Very disappointed ! We buy the multiple passes every year... More 

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Thank Rachel G
Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

Rachel G, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are very interested in learning more about your review​. Please send me an email at Indelicato@ripleys.com. Thank you. More 

Midland, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum has some very neat things. We bought a combo ticket, so we did four Ripley's attractions (this is included). If you're not doing the aquarium, don't worry about the rest of the Ripley's stuff.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For me, this museum started off slow. The first part was only mildly amusing, and I began to feel like we had wasted our money. But, then we entered the world-record breaking simulator room. What great fun we had here! We spent about an hour and a half trying our hand at all of the activities - hula hooping, basketball,... More 

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Temperance, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were disappointed in the actual museum. There is a lot of reading of facts, but not much on display to actually see. It was way above the heads of our younger kids. The end has tons of interactive activities to allow you to "break records". That was the best part!!! We spent a lot of time there and everyone... More 

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Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

mommyoffour2015, Thank you for sharing your review with us! Your feedback will help us to improve our attraction for future visitors! We hope you'll come visit us again next time! More 

Valley Park, Missouri
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son is a fan of anything Ripley's or Guinness World Records so this was "awesome mom"!!! I am pretty sure he read every display and plaque in there.

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Thank anniern76
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the Guinness World Records Museum. I noticed that the reviews for it were not that great but to me was it was a good rainy day activity. There were a lot of interesting fun facts throughout and a lot to look at. If you're looking for an attraction that will last around an hour, I think the GWRM... More 

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Thank AlabamaAngel
Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

AlabamaAngel, Thank you for the fantastic review! We're thrilled that you had a great time! We hope to have you back next time! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a group of 7 ranging in age from 11-75. Fun for all ages. Most of all we liked the interactive activities. Some even became competitive :-).

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We bought the combo ticket pack and decided to go here. It had a lot of different things and most of them were hands on which was nice. But it was not long enough for the price. Once is anough would not go back in the future.

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Thank Janice M
Mark I, Manager at Guinness World Records Museum, responded to this review

Janice M, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We appreciate the feedback so we are able to continue to improve. More 

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