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Ripley's Believe It or Not! San Antonio
Ranked #47 of 266 things to do in San Antonio
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Owner description: 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.
San Antonio, Texas
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great place to visit!”
Reviewed January 20, 2014

Tons to do, tons to see and plenty to enjoy. For Military members Ripley's and Wax museum have steep discounts, very steep and very affordable. For the rest the prices are a bit high, but when coupled with the Wax museum and the adjacent Ripley's believe it or not, doesn't seem as bad. If you can find discounts for here, definitely grab them.

Visited June 2013
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San Antonio, Texas
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101 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“A lot of fun with a not so big price tag!”
Reviewed January 9, 2014

Buy the mega pass and take advantage of all of the great attractions that are friendly for the entire family! We really had a nice time and will return again!

Visited January 2014
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“RIGHT ON”
Reviewed December 30, 2013

Loved this museum, my kids loved very entertained. That double sided mirror got them good lol. Making funny faces, at a mirror not realizing by the time we got to the other side we were watching others make funny face. We couldnt stop laughing, great for kids! I myslef had fun! Great place to go.

Visited October 2013
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Houston, Texas
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44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“it's silly, but still good in the age of the internet”
Reviewed December 29, 2013

Yes, I had a sense of familiarity because many of the exhibits referred to cultures that one can explore via Wikipedia. However, seeing some of the artifacts in person gives you a sense of scale and utility that you don't get online. Plus, there's the truly weird stuff. It's much bigger than it looks on the outside.

Visited December 2013
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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Site seeing ”
Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

First time in a wax museum. I was surprised at some being very real looking and then others looked like little effort was made to recreate the person. Everything else we saw was really neat and a spot you'll like if you enjoy the odd.

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