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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

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Address: 301 Alamo Plz, San Antonio, TX 78205-2605
Phone Number: 12102249299
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Experience three unique attractions including the authentically...

Experience three unique attractions including the authentically unbelievable Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium, the exciting movies that you ride at Ripley's 4D Moving Theater and our larger-than-life Louis Tussaud's WaxWorks. Since 1918, our Believe It or Not Odditoriums have showcased the eclectically bizarre collection of Robert Ripley. We have carried on Ripley's tradition of scouring the globe for the world's most unbelievable exhibits. Authentic shrunken heads, two-headed animals and, a 19th century vampire killing kit only scratches the surface of what's behind the doors of Ripley's San Antonio.

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It was and ok visit something I could have went without seeing. The kids may enjoy much more than adults.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Largo, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was and ok visit something I could have went without seeing. The kids may enjoy much more than adults.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Not at all worth what you pay to enter and if you are not with kids chances are there is nothing in here you have not seen before.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with grandma and 2x boys ages 9 and 11. They loved it so many things to see. Very well managed. Very fun way to learn. I bought from the door not the ticket touts as it was a good deal for 4 places (haunted, this, movie 4d theatre and wax works cost am extra $8. Lots of wows... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We weren't sure if to stop here due to mixed reviews, but in the end we were glad we did! It had a little bit for all ages to enjoy! The further you get into the museum, the more entertaining it became (at least for us)! My kids ranged for 9-15 and they all found something that they found cool!... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My kids and I LOVED this place, there were tons of weird facts and expierments to do. The statues were amazing and the expierments were fun, we can't wait to go back.

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Copperas Cove, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We bought the combo ticket. The wax museum and Ripley's museum. The wax museum was hit or miss. Some of them were spot on and others didn't look anything like the celebrity. Ripley's had a lot of fun and interesting things for everyone's interest. We could have easily stayed in there for 2 hours. It was $104 for a family... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Something cool for tourists to do my kids had a blast at all three of the Ripley places Only downside is I thought it was going to be a lot bigger than it was I didn't know you had to pay for each Ripley's attraction it got kind of pricey and got over it quick

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun little place, full of cool fun facts. Perfect to take the kids and family from out of town. Really interesting experience, not expensive.

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the fourth Ripley's Believe It or Not we have visited. I have to say it is the best themed. We love the giant Rube Goldberg contraption and all of the wax figures (including some up in the air!). Prepare for great interactive exhibits and fun photo ops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I finally got to go into Ripley's after years and years of coming to San Antonio and always just walking past it. My fiancé, our son and myself went today and had such a good time! It was so fun! We did the 3 ticket combo with the Odditorium, 4D moving theater and the wax works. If you go through... More 

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