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Ripley's Believe It or Not!

800 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3247
+1 865-436-5096
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It was pretty cool

Went as part of the Aquarium + 2 package with my wife and daughter and we had a really good time... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
aroutte2003
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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
always a winner

We have visited the ripleys museum in other places and this one was as fun as the rest of them... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dedrakt
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The only place in Gatlinburg where you'll find shrunken heads, a 12ft tall superhero sculpture made of scrap car parts, an authentic vampire killing kit, one-of-a-kind artwork, tons of hands-on interactives, and a wicked spinning vortex tunnel!
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“ripley's museum” (25 reviews)
“wax hand” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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800 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3247
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went as part of the Aquarium + 2 package with my wife and daughter and we had a really good time. Spent about an hour walking the museum. Plenty of interactive exhibits and interesting things to keep you entertained.

Thank aroutte2003
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have visited the ripleys museum in other places and this one was as fun as the rest of them. Always cool to be able to go thru at your own pace and see really neat weird unique stuff.

Thank dedrakt
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stale and boring exhibits Not worth the money. They exhibits are the same that have been there for the last 30 years.

Thank SOKYFARMER
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great exhibits overall. Don't miss this, especially if you have school-age children. Tickets for this and several other Ripley's attractions can be purchased online at a good per-person discount. The online link you receive will present bar codes on your smartphone that enable self-scanning at...More

Thank deals37075
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like the title said it’s pricy but our kids really liked it.. my wife and I found it interesting but maybe not as much as the price we paid.. it’s like $20 a person to go in so if you have a big family I’d...More

Thank daddybishop
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely an interesting place to visit and if you've never been to an Odditorium, you should go at least once in your life. I would call this a museum with a just a little fun house thrown in. There are things inside that...More

Thank csa1861
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You see new things. You learn about the past, and who Ripley was. You see things that you don't see anywhere else. They got games and mind games. There isn't a place like Ripley's Believe It or Not.

Thank Katlynn M
Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Katlynn M, Thank you for sharing your review with us! We're happy to read you had a great time!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this thinking mmmm oh well but ended up having a really good time. It was a fun couple thing since they have alot of interactive things to do

Thank Maritza G
Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Maritza G, Thank you for the great feedback! We hope to have you back in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you get a Ripleys bundle it's worth a stop but I would not pay full price or go out of my way for this attraction. Other than the aquarium Ripley is lacking and not what it used to be.

Thank CCnurs97
Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

CCnurs97, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several different areas with many items in each. It is interesting to see everything. More for teens/adults and not for little kids.

Thank sofa529
Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

sofa529, Thank you for sharing your review with us! We're happy you enjoyed your visit!

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billy c
27 December 2016|
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Response from RASMPhillips | Property representative |
We have coupons in area publications in town such as the Navigator. Currently we have a U-Pick Combo promotion running this week. You can go to our Facebook book pages to see current promotions.
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dacranjel
10 December 2016|
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Response from RASMPhillips | Property representative |
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies and the other Ripley's / Guinness attractions in Gatlinburg did survive the wildfires. Most of the businesses and attractions on the Parkway in town survived and opened for business yesterday... More
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Alysse A
14 July 2015|
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Response from Ashley E | Reviewed this property |
It took us about two hours, but we played in the hands on area for a bit and read everything. It just really depends on you and how interested you are in engaging in everything :)
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