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World of Illusions, Gatlinburg

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
1/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web
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  • My husband wanted to go, so we went. With our military discounts, it was about $20 for both of us. Most of the exhibits were broken, poorly demonstrated or poorly explained. You can't even do most of ...  read more »
  • This place looked very interesting from the outside. I drug my husband here, and it was not worth it. Other than the genie lamp trick, this was a waste. It literally took us less than 10 minutes to go...  read more »
  • Looked interesting from the outside. We went through this in about 7 minutes. Not worth the $30 we paid for our family. 
  • Whish I can give 0. In 5 minutes you are out. Once you enter they have optic illusions in the wall, nothing that you haven't seen in social media. Waste of money. They day I went 8/20 it was raining and they had leaks. All the floor was wet and you could see the water running thru, my husband told the cashier and they came with a bucket and mop. Would NOT recommend!
  • 0 stars is what it actually deserves!!! Going into this we had high hopes! The front entrance is very exciting for children, like our 5 and 3 year old boys. The building has a wrecked plane, spiderman, and star wars figurines at the entry leading you to believe that this is a child friendly attraction. WHAT A MISTAKE! We came out the way we came in after about the 3rd exhibit ( if that's even what you want to call it.) The first exhibits were pieces of paper framed on the wall (like the exhibits you see passed around online for free.) Then after rounding a corner we passed the grim reaper and a seance and that was enough to let us know that that's not something we are spending our money or time on! I'm not spending my vacation putting these things in my young children's heads. So after coming back out the entrance we came in, I ask the cashier "are there any child friendly exhibits here? You advertise spiderman and things but that's not what we're seeing." Her clipped response was "well it's supposed to be illusions, so.." I respond "well I'm not taking my kids to see the things I'm seeing and shouldn't have to pay for this." Of course her response is the classic " no you can't have your money back" and the ever infamous "I just work here." HORRIBLE WASTE OF MONEY AND ABSOLUTELY NO INTEGRITY!
  • A total waste of time and money. This is the worst thing my family has ever done in Tennessee! Wouldn't recommend this for anyone with children. Stay at your cabin & play a board game!
  • Don't waste your money, the best thing about this place is the soundtrack music they play on the outside. It takes about 30 minutes if you read EVERYTHING. Extremely dark and dusty. We had more fun in the magic trick in the mall. My 8 year old said she would rather take a nap then walk through this again.
  • Hands down the best attraction in Gatlinburg!!!! I would have paid double to go through it again.... I'm already planning my trip next year just to go to world of illusions!!
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