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Ripley's Believe it or Not!

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Address: 401 S Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-4028
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Two stories filled with more than 500 exhibits, artifacts, and oddities...

Two stories filled with more than 500 exhibits, artifacts, and oddities from around the world. The only place in Ocean City where you'll find a shrunken head, a 12ft tall robot sculpture made from scrap car parts, one-of-a-kind artwork, the world's rarest egg, and two-headed animals!

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Pretty neat

We visited October of 2015. Real neat exhibits. Not as breathtaking as I hoped but for the average folk I'm sure it's amazing. We enjoyed ourselves just wish there was a bit more... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Alyssa K
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South Canaan, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

So much fun! The whole family enjoyed the museum. The rotating tunnel was a favorite! The tricks and craziness added to the fun.

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Dustyn I, General Manager at Ripley's Believe it or Not!, responded to this review

Sharon, Glad you and your family enjoyed your visit. I've been working at different Ripley's attractions for years and the rotating tunnel still throws me for a loop sometimes. Thanks for stopping in! More 

South Canaan, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We visited October of 2015. Real neat exhibits. Not as breathtaking as I hoped but for the average folk I'm sure it's amazing. We enjoyed ourselves just wish there was a bit more wow moments.

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Edgewater, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Second time at the museum and I think they did a few updates. Some odd things, but a lot of history as well. Some inappropriate facts you may have to explain to young children or walk by faster.

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Lakewood, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

All sorts of weird, cool stuff. I mean, really, really weird... but fascinating stuff. Spend the time to really check out each exhibit.

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baltimore, md
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

A lot of different displays than I've seen at others. Always fun to see along with all of the familiar displays.

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New Castle, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Absolutely Loved It!!! Very Interesting As We All Enjoyed It Very Much!!! We Even Bought The Book For $20.00 plus the Curious Man For $5.00 Extra.

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China, Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The best part of the going there was the 4D movies I will say I thought it was a tad bit pricey for what they offered but I understand they're making a buck the kids had an alright time but was also our first day down there so we were all a little bit tired

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very small. The hours are good they close at 1am in the summer. But with little children, its not the most exciting attraction. it was nice to walk around and read everything but for other Ripley's I've been too, this one was a little on the boring side.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This should be free. It is not worth the money to go inside and see. I guess, unless you're into historical things. It smells musty and old. Have been there twice and it hasn't changed through the years. Never again!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

It had been a few years since I had been to this location and it was much better then I remembered. They added a few new things to look at and I really enjoyed it. We got the combo pass with the mirror maze. That was a lot of fun too! I recommend both! Make sure to walk to the... More 

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