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Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells

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Address: 115 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1549
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Discover the world's oddities at Ripley's Believe It or Not in the...

Discover the world's oddities at Ripley's Believe It or Not in the Wisconsin Dells. Featuring three floors with 11 amazing galleries, you will experience puzzling illusions as you examine the large eclectic collection of odd and interesting things you will never see anywhere else.

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One of the highlights of our trip!

If you're easily freaked out by anything strange, you will not want to visit this museum - but, chances are, if you go here, you already know what to expect. A good value for the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Christopher T
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Gurnee, IL
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Gurnee, IL
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're easily freaked out by anything strange, you will not want to visit this museum - but, chances are, if you go here, you already know what to expect. A good value for the money, we spent over an hour examining all of the displays (though my fiancee did not view the small exhibit on bugs, as she's scared... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not have high expectations going in here. Especially with a 5 year old and a 7 year old. We all loved it, as did Grandma that was with. Really neat.

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Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to our odditorium. We are glad that we exceeded your expectations. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we hope we will see you again. More 

Belvidere, Illinois
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Our kids always enjoy this activity, but it is pretty expensive for the amount of time you spend to visit. Love the hidden items in the exhibits.Gift shop is pretty much non-existant.

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Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our odditorium. We are glad that your kids enjoyed their experience. Along with the hidden passageways I hope you were able to take time at the temple of discovery and find all of the symbols that unlock a hidden exhibit. Our museum is a self guided tour so you can take as much time as you... More 

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4 attraction reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This was an "okay" one-time event to go see, ages 8 and up. It was a lot of reading and there were more objects to touch than I thought, for this oddity museum, but overall the experience is not worth more than once. The walkways are narrow, the interesting stuff is dispersed throughout torture and creepy stuff. The souvenir guide... More 

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Thank Holly L
Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our odditorium. We sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your overall experience. Hopefully you had time to visit our secret passages and the temple of discovery where you can find the symbols and unlock extra exhibits. We appreciate your feed back and review. More 

Rockford, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

There was a LOT to see, however the walkways were very narrow so if you had a slow group in front of you it took quite a while before you could move at your own pace.

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Thank gottafroginmythroat
Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to Ripely's. We are glad that you enjoyed all that we have to see. Thank you for your review, we appreciate it. More 

Iowa
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is mostly a walking tour through the facility. You can see some interesting things, but it felt mostly like a museum to me. And I didn't see anything too crazy that stuck out to me. I wouldn't necessarily consider kid friendly as not much is hands on.

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1 Thank lexiejk
Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to Ripley's. We appreciate your review. I hope you were able to discover our secret rooms and find all of the symbols in the temple of discovery as it greatly adds to your visit. Thanks again. More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Recently we went for a weekend at the Dell's with family. We decided Ripley's Museum would be really neat to see. I'm currently in a wheelchair. When we paid for our tickets, I did overhear "wheelchair discount," however, I did not ask what that meant. As my husband was pushing me around in my wheelchair, we came upon a set... More 

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Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to Ripely's. I am sorry that the employee was not sympathetic and didn't explain our wheelchair accessibility better. I am sorry that you didn't get to enjoy the time with your children. Thank you for your helpful review, we will make sure and discuss this with our employees. More 

Garrett, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I liked that it was self-guided so that you could go at your own pace. Kind of small. Try to find a coupon to lessen the expense.

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1 Thank Cristy G
Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Ripley's. We appreciate your review. Hopefully you were able to explore the hidden room and discover all of the symbols in the Temple of Discovery. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. More 

St. Paul, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This wasn't our favorite Ripley's, but it was still pretty good. It was a little over-the-top with so much medieval torture stuff, weapons, and just death in general. Other locations seem lighter and more fun. Look for a coupon before you go-they are everywhere.

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Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to Ripley's and your feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and are glad to hear that you had a good time. Thanks again! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

this was my first time to see wiss dells, very cool inside but it be nice if it had more light inside to take photos, i really liked the duck tape room were everything was made out of duck tape

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Jamie D, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not Wisconsin Dells, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to Ripley's. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the duct tape room and we appreciate your feedback. Thank you More 

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