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Address: 412 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3740
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North worth the $$$

I would've been happy enough with this place if it were say, $5 entry - but for $12 there's not a lot to see ... and I'm really not sure how genuine anything in there is. Shame... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jess-C01
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hunter valley
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hunter valley
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73 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would've been happy enough with this place if it were say, $5 entry - but for $12 there's not a lot to see ... and I'm really not sure how genuine anything in there is. Shame, as I feel like the idea of this museum is great. They continuously ask for tips - for not really doing anything. Definitely... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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189 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located west of the I-35 on East 6th Street the tiny so-called “famous” Museum of the Weird is a complete waste of time. However, if you enjoy really stupid things like the “missing link,” shrunken heads, and body parts then this is your kind of place. Fake and hokey stuff, not worth the price of admission.

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Thank Robert D
Level Contributor
58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a few drinks, my husband and I decided to visit this place. I love the macabre. I love the weird. I grew up watching and reading Ripley's Believe It or Not! I am infatuated with Unsolved Mysteries. I was really excited about this museum after hearing that one of their specimens had been featured on Unsolved Mysteries. You enter... More 

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Thank Boozeradley
Rowlett, Texas
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35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the museum is just collection of oddities. Was not spectacular, but a good corny way to kill some time. The gift shop is pretty cool.

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Thank ktuttle99
Prince Albert, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was really a waste of time. There is a small cramped hallway to walk down with a few displays. We were forced to watch a 15 minute video in a cramped space with no place to sit then on to view "The Ice Man". I couldn't really tell what we were looking at. Don't waste your money.

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Thank Rena C
Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a total waste of $12 and the time spent to go through the "museum". The three cramped rooms were dark, not very clean and had little to offer. The descriptions of the items were in small type and very difficult to read due to the lack of light, and I can't even begin to tell you how lame... More 

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Thank tnighitngale
Savannah, Georgia
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Very cramped or adults and even more for a family of five with three children. The illusionist was very entertaining in the back of the tour. The very short, and abbreviated tour of the museum included 'very, very small courtyard,' a very, very small screening area and a very, very small everything!!!

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Thank CDRawlsM
Bethalto, Illinois
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70 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I wasn't sure what to expect with this one but I sure enjoyed it! I love oddities and this museum is full of them, from mummies, to Bigfoot, to the attraction in the back! It's all so interested and my guide made it even better. If you love Weird, you need to come here!

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Thank StanDubar
Level Contributor
56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Fun awesome place off the main block in Austin. Weird shows and cool exhibits. Amazing gift shop for those looking for something a little bit different.

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Thank Brandon B
Overland Park, Kansas
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Thought it seemed like an interesting place to visit but I wouldn't recommend it. The one exhibit that's supposed to be the star of the show (the "Ice Man"), isn't even realistic-looking. It was hard to see through the clear "casket" as it appeared that it has been thawed, frozen, etc. You could barely see anything, and what you could... More 

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