Ripley's Believe It or Not!, London

2.8
#29 of 165 in Museums in London
The world's largest Ripley museum, Ripley's Believe It or Not! houses over 500 truly odd exhibits. Known for its interactive displays and large collection of Marilyn Monroe's personal belongings, the museum prides itself on its vast collection of "believe-it-or-not" photographs, artifacts, and cartoon panels. As soon as you enter the museum, strange sounds and sights will surround you, including the gallery of shrunken heads, the Elephant Man, a mirror maze, and the world's smallest car. These exhibits are just a sampling from five floors of oddities. By using our London holiday planner, you can arrange your visit to Ripley's Believe It or Not! and other attractions in London.
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  • August 21, 2017
    We had a 2 for 1 voucher for Ripleys as we had travelled to London by Virgin trains so we had the entrance for £27 for the both of us. I was sceptical as thought it might be a bit young for an older c...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    Given to us as a Christmas present voucher we didn't have an initial idea of what to expect from this museum of curiosities, and to be honest we went with low expectations. We were pleasantly surprise...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    Not worth the entry fee, some of the machines are not working, the pulse meter gave us 166 per minute (the true pulse was 66). Many of the artifacts are copies, some are really not special. Not very i...  more »
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  • A strange place, like many of this type of tourist attraction it seems a bit past its best. And tired. But having said that, my boys aged 10 and 11 loved it. We spent hours in there. So, with a voucher it seemed like good value for money. We paid £44 for a family of four. The mirror maze was fun and watching my other half negotiate the black hole was worth the entrance fee alone.
  • I liked Ripley's, I have been a few times now and I think I am ready to miss it out on my next London visit, for your first time, it is enjoyable and good fun, on this occasion it was my second and it just felt a little boring, sorry to be negative!
  • A lot of things to see. Was not crowded when we were there. Good location to spend several hours in.
  • Wife made me go, I thought it was going to be rubbish but was pleasantly surprised we spent half the day here, the kids really enjoyed themselves I would recommend this place to anyone seeking something different
  • An enjoyable attraction with plenty to see. Perhaps not worth the full ticket price, but is definitely worth it with 2 for 1 tickets.

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