Ripley's Believe it or Not!

Ripley's Believe it or Not!

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Check out our new interactive exhibits, like the Spin Browser or the Color Brite wall! Go on a worldly adventure with genuine shrunken heads and the worlds tallest man. Ripley travelled the world collecting hundreds of oddities. See fossilized dinosaur eggs, portrait of Ray Charles made of confetti, an authentic shrunken head, amazing 10-ft. moving robot made of car parts, life-size matchstick dolphin. 14 galleries of rare collections from around the world... what an adventure! Unique illusions and interactives, with bizarre videos.
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Lyndon C
Corner Brook, Canada7 contributions
Aug. 2022 • Family
Too many large toothpick, cutlery and clothespin exhibits. Not really worth the money it cost for admission. It had some interesting exhibits but wouldn’t go back.
Written August 23, 2022
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Lizatravels
Halifax, Canada68 contributions
Aug. 2021 • Family
Terrible customer service, poor attraction value, mediocre interest. Staff was very rude, not interested in answering questions. Interactive exhibits were all turned off for covid, but the price was the same. Lame.
Written August 6, 2021
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MarcoNorthPolo
Lunenburg, Canada105 contributions
Jul. 2021 • Family
We have been here before, but it has been a couple of years. The displays stay the same and they don’t really change anything, but it was fine for us, as it’s nice to see the displays again.

We enjoy the 2way mirror, the Robert Wadlow display and the artifacts from other parts of the world. This was the first year the kids were somewhat interested. A good attraction for the evening or on a rainy day. It takes about 20-30 minutes to go through it if your looking at everything.
Written July 6, 2021
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Rob C
Halifax, Canada29 contributions
Sep. 2020 • Family
Passes were included with our cottage rental, we enjoyed it and it kept the kids entertained for an hour. Not a half day activity.
Written September 3, 2020
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Tiffany D
Saint John, Canada186 contributions
Aug. 2020 • Family
Went to Ripley's Believe it or not today (August 5th 2020) and personally my family found it to be disappointing.

I am not sure if it is due to COVID-19 or something else, but the exhibits seemed to be lacking and some of the interactive pieces were gone.

For 2 Adults it was over $32 and we finished the museum in less then 10 mintues with a young child (under 1) in tow.

We found it to be a waste of money this year and won't be going back.

If we could have gotten a refund, we would have.

Disappointing and lacking.

The Family Water park next door would be much more worth your money.
Written August 5, 2020
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QuibSmib
Truro, Canada104 contributions
Sep. 2019 • Family
Made a weekend trip to Prince Edward Island with the family. After the visit, realized there was much more to see on this small province of ours and will be back!

Riley’s, mini golf and the wax museum were a real hit! Also went to Anne of Green Gables.
Written September 28, 2019
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Sarah G
Nova Scotia, Canada27 contributions
Aug. 2019
This was so fun, so much to see, some pretty amazing things. Good for the entire family! Was a great time
Written September 4, 2019
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Michel C
Cheticamp, Canada159 contributions
Aug. 2019 • Family
Fun rainy day attraction, neat assortment of weird and bizarre exhibits. But it is small, dont plan on more than 30 minutes here at max. There was one scary moment when my wife tried to touch the fertility statue so gentlemen be aware!
Written August 11, 2019
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Thank you for your review! The Fertility Statues have continued on their world tour, so they are no longer in Cavendish, no need for alarm! There is a lot of exhibits packed in, so if you take your time to read and interact with all the exhibits, your visit will be much longer than 30 minutes. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your visit!
Written August 20, 2019
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MarcoNorthPolo
Lunenburg, Canada105 contributions
Jul. 2019 • Family
We enjoyed going to Ripley’s. The kids thought it was just ok. For adults, we found it informative and interesting. We preferred this over the wax museum.
Written August 4, 2019
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I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! There is a lot of interesting exhibits at Ripley's, and we have invested in many new interactive activities for children to enjoy, like the Color Brite wall, the Amazonian Makeover and the Spin Browser. I hope you get to visit us again soon!
Written August 20, 2019
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jdwags
Camp Hill, PA16 contributions
Jul. 2019 • Family
Our kids were really looking forward to visiting this attraction. We had been to the Ripley's in Gatlinburg and the kids pounced on the idea of visiting when looking through a visitor's guide. Unfortunately, the kids left feeling underwhelmed. The PEI location is a fraction of the size of other locations. If you have visited other locations, you will find yourself asking, "Is that it?"
Written July 27, 2019
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