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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Gatlinburg

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They revamped it.

I was surprised to see they completely redid it.. I was sad to see that they got ride of a bunch of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shelby H
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Really interesting

We enjoyed checking out the exhibits. There was a lot of interactive exhibitions to see. We were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cleveland, Ohio
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2 days ago
“They revamped it.”
1 week ago
“Really interesting”
Discover the strange, the shocking, and beautiful at our newly renovated Ripley's Believe It or Not! in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Enjoy hours of family fun while you explore over 600 unbelievable exhibits, can’t miss photo ops, and hands-on...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
800 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3247
+1 865-436-5096
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Super crowded. The top floor is all human oddities in a way that feels very out of time and place. The second floor was more about amazing artistic feats, and was really enjoyable. Watch out for a closet with a very smelly taxidermied bear. It...More

Thank seajewell
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was surprised to see they completely redid it.. I was sad to see that they got ride of a bunch of the exhibits, the wax area, the torture area, the haunted area, and most of the safari... it’s been geared more towards kids (age...More

Thank Shelby H
Mark I, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Gatlinburg, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Shelby H, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We certainly appreciate the feedback as we're always looking for ways to improve.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family enjoys museums, history, unusual things, etc. However, because we have traveled quite extensively in Asia Europe, and the USA the Ripley’s museum was, eh. Perhaps we are just overly cultured for this museum. (Nothing was really unusual and most we have seen in...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was most interested in the science floor. The other floors I just thought were strange. My 4 year old love the science floor.

Thank JC S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We’ve been here a few times and we’re disappointed on last visit.We feel with last change, it has changed for the worse, especially for cost.

Thank Spacekadet21
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed checking out the exhibits. There was a lot of interactive exhibitions to see. We were really impressed.

Thank ChasBravo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum was cool, alot of thibgs packed in. I would recommend a visit if it were a reasonable price but it was $50 for my husband and I and took maybe 2 hrs. Definitely check it put if you have money to burn.

Thank bethany s
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was intresting. but confusing, turns out we missed alot of the museum beacuse so much of it is not clearly marked. No signs telling you clearly were to go you just wonder around on your own. There really should be people placed along the...More

Thank Experience194496
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was such a fun place to go with the kids. They were amazed that all the different was "real"!! We laughed and explored for about 2 hours. A bit pricey, but expected, because of the whole tourist aspect. If you have a few hours...More

Thank Backincincy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent an enjoyable 2 hours or so here. It was informative and fun but not worth the money they charge.

Thank Adventurer698935
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23 August 2018|
Response from Jessica C |
They do! All of their attractions do 🙂
Mollie B
26 May 2018|
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Response from scottaC4218ND | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is still under upgrade - it was closed in February. Here is the contact info for the Odditorium: Phone (865) 436-5096
billy c
28 December 2016|
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Response from Suzanne D | Property representative |
We don't have a coupon on-line for just the museum. There are coupons in the market for $1 off, but the best deal that we have right now is the "Thank you for traveling" special which is $5 off any upick combination ticket... More