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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

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Alyssa K
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South Canaan, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

They have lots of interesting things here. The kids loved it. Pretty nice break from the mayhem on the boardwalk too

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

What a fun museum! There are so many interesting items and stories inside, I was really glad that we went. Some of the items don't really look that odd at first, but then you read the plaque next to it and realize that the bowl you were looking at is really a skull. So I would really recommend reading the... More 

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Millsboro, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Have been here a number of times over the years. They haven't added any new things. Still neat to take the grand children to, however, after one time, really isn't worth the money.

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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This was a very fun unusual event. My wife, son and myself had a blast here though. The price wasn't too bad, and you get to see some really interesting things.

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

We are glad you and your family enjoyed your visit we always love to hear feedback. Thanks for stopping in! More 

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Reviewed 26 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 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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Thank Alyssa K
Edgewater, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Reviewed 18 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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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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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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